Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Miners are out...

    Mining Bees that is..... there are many species of these smaller relatives of the humble Bumbles and most are quite tricky to identify. Early spring is often a good time for some of the easier species and in recent weeks we have had several types photographed...
  • Campfield Marsh

    T'was a very 'Good' Friday.

    April 18th proved to be just that: the most beautiful of sunny days and the air was full of bird song. A short walk down the Lonning revealed all sorts of delights. Photo record below. The hawthorn hedges have suddenly sprung into life. The new...
  • Dearne Valley

    Wednesday 23rd April - Happy St Georges Day

    Now the sightings from today including all the usual suspects from the bird garden (as yesterday), and a bittern heard booming around 9.45 am. On Adwick were a pair of gargany, yellow wagtail, wheatear, lapwing, avocet and LRP. From Wath Ings were...
  • Dearne Valley

    Tuesday 22nd - a little delayed

    Hi all, I hope you enjoyed the Easter weekend it was great to see so many of you here. Apologies for the delay of Tuesdays sightings but we had a report of suspected hare coursing at Adwick just as I was about to sit down and write. Unfortunately nobody...
  • Islay - Blog

    Oa otter

    Getting up at dawn for surveys always seems like a struggle until you are outside and rewarded with a beautiful sunrise, and usually with some fabulous wildlife encounters. This chap was very successfully hunting small trout in the shallows...
Latest photos
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DEER MATEING

TAKEN ON 4X4 SAFARI MON 10TH OCT ( THANKS TO OUR DRIVER Jon Evens great trip !!! )
Posted to: Minsmere
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MOVE THATS MY PLACE !!

15.6.11 FAMILY OF SWALLOWS AT THE SLUICE
Posted to: Minsmere
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a pose in the heather

My day at Arne just got better and better, this beautiful animal posed for a photo, a photographer's...
Posted to: Arne
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Another view of an Emperor dragonfly laying eggs

A view of an Emperor dragonfly laying eggs in one of the pools on the dragonfly walk at Saltholme
Posted to: Saltholme
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Bittern

If you want to see these amazing birds at FDL you need to have your eyes peeled at all times, (OK, most...
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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Egret - Draper Hide 5/7/12

Posted to: Rye Meads
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Golden Eye

Taken at the River Ugie Peterhead.
Posted to: Loch of Strathbeg
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Gordon's New hide Ospreys

Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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Greedy Squirrel

Squirrel interested by the red berries, in the middle of Arne's car park. January 2012
Posted to: Arne
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I CAN SEE YOU !!

BITTERN TRACKING ITS NEXT CATCH. ISLAND MERE LATE AFTERNOON 20-3-12.
Posted to: Minsmere
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In the car park just as I was going to leave !!

Posted to: Rye Meads
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Is this why they call me a Nuthatch??

A Nuthatch with his prize snapped amonst the trees just before the entrance to the Finch Trail.
Posted to: Arne
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