Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Blacktoft Sands

    Aloo chat and Jay2'O

    The last week has certainly been a busy one with a good range of birds passing through site giving some classic autumn birding on site. And with the lagoon restoration work finished the reserves wetland looks in prime condition at the moment for just...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Gang Warfare

    It may be early October but Migrant Hawkers (and the odd Southern gem) are still out there chasing down other insects although I reckon that they no longer have to worry about aerial attacks from Hobbies as the majority of them will have now headed south...
  • Dee Estuary

    Happy 3rd Birthday Burton Mere Wetlands!

    The wonderful season of Autumn is upon us, the leaves are tumbling from the trees and the nights are drawing in. This serves as a timely reminder that our car park will now be closing a little earlier at 7pm which should still give you time in the...
  • Otmoor

    Red-backed shrike!!

    Some amazing photos of the red-backed shrike found today at the Noke end of the reserve taken by Terry Sherlock. The shrike was still present at 7pm this evening so may well still be lurking around tomorrow morning (2nd October). It's...
  • Dearne Valley

    Wednesday Sightings from Old Moor

    Hello, here are the sightings from the book from Old Moor today. Bittern hide - kingfishers and coots. Garden Hide & the ponds - bullfinches, greenfinches, great tits, tree sparrows, blue tits, a stock dove,collard doves and a wood pigeon. ...
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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robin

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

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

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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Whitethroat

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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Jay

Spotted this near my home
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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