Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Works on Wennington

    Hi everyone, To ensure a nature reserve good for wildlife a lot of work goes into habitat work . We can't just leave the land - succession would take over and woodland would take over (woodland is great, but not for all wildlife. We need a variety...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Eyes To The Skies

    What a contrast from yesterdays gales, the weather this morning was cool and clear with the resultant rush of visible migration over the reserve as many species made the most of the suitable conditions. Not many thrushes just a couple of redwings and...
  • Arne

    A Cutlery of Spoonbills?

    Spoonbills have become a regular feature at Arne in the colder months but this year has been exceptional. A British record flock of 49 is currently in the harbour! Being very social birds they are spending much of the time as a large flock but also split...
  • Frampton Marsh

    Fiendish Fun at Frampton

    There is a week of half-term holiday Halloween hi-jinks with the RSPB at their Frampton Marsh site, and they are dying to see you! Starting on Friday 24 October and running every day through the holiday, you can follow a spooktacular treasure trail...
  • Pulborough Brooks

    Nature trail closed until 9.30 am on Thursday

    The nature trail will be closed tomorrow morning (Thursday 23 October) until the visitor centre opens at 9.30 am. The closure is in place to enable us to safely complete essential management work on the reserve. You can still access the wooded heathland...
Latest photos
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Peregrine Falcon

A Peregrine Falcon resting.
Posted to: Pulborough Brooks
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I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Male Migrant Hawker

One for Penny Bun Migrant Hawker seen today (18th) Old Moor near Field Pool Hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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taken on the longdendale trail near Hadfield
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Wren in the reedbeds

Very quiet in the reedbeds yesterday but this little critter obliged by the reedbed screen
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Drake Teal

All the duck are especially smart at this time of year. Russ Sherriff took this image of a male Teal...
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Very obliging little chap, singing just outside the visitor centre.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Marsh Frog

Taken on 14th April 2011 at the "Take Five" pool.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
by 28

Gold Finch

Taken in the hawthorn near the visitor centre
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Spotted this near my home
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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