Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Lakenheath Fen

    Its "bat" time of year!

    I last blogged on Saturday afternoon , just before I had a very successful evening looking for bats with the Lakenheath Fen Kingfishers Wildlife Explorers club. As I said in my post, I had already been lucky enough to see an otter earlier on in the day...
  • Newport Wetlands

    Autumn arrivals and a mysterious stranger

    It’s been another beautiful week here, with a nice variety of bird species around including a number of passage migrants. There are still lots of wader species hanging around the lagoons including Ruff, Little Stint and Ringed Plover among others...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Here to stay....

    Willow Emerald damselflies were showing very well at the Troll Bridge yesterday. In fact, Jerry Hoare saw three at once! Here's a compilation of clips by Jerry of a male perched on various Branched Burr-reed leaves, a pair in tandem laying eggs...
  • Tudeley Woods - Blog

    Fine Weather For Heather

    Wednesday, 10th September saw the Work Party revisit The Heathland Ridge for a second day of bracken control, with Jean deserving extra credit for attending both sessions! Weather conditions were perfect for the task, pleasantly warm without glaring sunshine...
  • Dungeness

    ... and the Oscar for best supporting actor goes to .....

    ....the RSPB Dungeness Wildlife explorers! During our last Wildlife Explorer meeting we were helped by Dave Featherbe to make a den building movie. It’s only 30 seconds long so take a look at our hard work making some fantastic dens. The only problem...
Latest photos
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Peregrine Falcon

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

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
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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Marsh Frog

Taken on 14th April 2011 at the "Take Five" pool.
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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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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