Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
Do you love our nature reserves? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Hibernaculum – A winter home for Ramsey’s newts

    Ramsey has several shallow ponds in acid rich soils. They are nationally important for some of the UK’s rarest aquatic plants but some are also full of newts. There are no frogs or toads on the island, but the Newts represents the amphibians here...
  • Northward Hill

    Furry friends at Northward Hill

    Local photographer and wildlife enthusiast Tony Peake has kindly shared his recent photos with us, from his visit to Northward Hill at the weekend. This is my favourite...
  • Islay - Blog

    Corncrake time

    Last night our long term volunteer Mandy was out walking on the reserve and heard the first corncrake of 2014! Possibly the first for Argyll this year. Yesterday in the Woodland trail the willow warblers were out in force singing their hearts out, and...
  • Broadwater Warren

    Would you like to see a Dormouse?

    If you liked the photos in my last blog and would like the chance to see a dormouse and take some photos of your own, why not join us on our Sleepy Dormouse Hunt on Sunday 25 May. Full details are in the list of events on this webpage
  • Leighton Moss

    Garganeys galore!

    We hope you’ve been enjoying the gorgeous weather – it’s been cracking the flags here at Leighton Moss! There have been some fantastic newcomers to the site this week, hoping to get their fill of spring sunshine. Two garganeys arrived...
Latest photos
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I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
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Male Migrant Hawker

One for Penny Bun Migrant Hawker seen today (18th) Old Moor near Field Pool Hide
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robin

taken on the longdendale trail near Hadfield
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Waxwing

Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
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Waxwing

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Wren in the reedbeds

Very quiet in the reedbeds yesterday but this little critter obliged by the reedbed screen
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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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Gold Finch

Taken in the hawthorn near the visitor centre
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Hoopoe 4th April

I think that this was the fourth Hoopoe for the reserve. It showed very well for a couple of hours and...
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Jay

Spotted this near my home
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Lady Bird

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Marsh Frog

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