Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Langford Lowfields

    Latest WeBS....

    It was WeBS time again this week and volunteers Stuart and Roger kindly conducted the survey this month. It's getting quieter on the wildfowl front at this time of year, but the presence of breeding waders (and of course the chance of something good...
  • Lake Vyrnwy

    Common or Rare?

    Depending on your location certain birds that are considered nationally common could be classed as locally rare. The lack of certain species is usually down to the lack of suitable habitat, whether for breeding in the summer or feeding during the winter...
  • Dearne Valley

    Whimbrel!

    Hello, there's been a whimbrel at Old Moor today. It's been there all day, or at least it was until I left which was about 4pm. It was asleep or just sitting/standing quietly for quite a chunk of today and then mid-afternoon it woke up and started...
  • Rainham Marshes

    The Delights of Dawn

    Hello everyone, how are you? Singing white throat by Michael Franklin There is nothing like hearing birds in full song in the morning! Did you know you can join us, before usual opening hours, to explore the reserve and enjoy the magic...
  • Rainham Marshes

    What's been about - 25 April 2015

    Afternoon! How are you today? I'm back, I wrote a blog earlier talking about some of the smaller reserve creatures, but I wanted to tell you some of the others... Stunning reserve picture by Jo Collins There's been all sorts...
Latest photos
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Peregrine Falcon

A Peregrine Falcon resting.
Posted to: Pulborough Brooks
by 69

Male Tufted Duck

Taken at Newport Wetlands RSPB reserve. Canon EOS 50D, Cosina 100-400 Lens
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
by 34

I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 41

Male Migrant Hawker

One for Penny Bun Migrant Hawker seen today (18th) Old Moor near Field Pool Hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 35

robin

taken on the longdendale trail near Hadfield
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 48

Whitethroat

Very obliging little chap, singing just outside the visitor centre.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
by 41

Female Reed Bunting

Female Reed Bunting on reeds at Newport Wetlands
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
by 39

Waxwing

Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 40

Waxwing

Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 35

Wren in the reedbeds

Very quiet in the reedbeds yesterday but this little critter obliged by the reedbed screen
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 31

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
by 54

Gold Finch

Taken in the hawthorn near the visitor centre
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
by 33
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