Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Saltholme

    See Nesting Oystercatcher from Paddy's Pool Hide

    Oystercatchers are distinctive birds with black and white plumage and an easy to recognise call. Now is a good time to get a good view from Paddy's Pool hide as a pair are on the island just to the right of the small bush. I didn't have a camera...
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Wanted: Puffins!

    Typical bank holiday weather returned and after nearly 2 weeks of uninterrupted boats and increasingly settled weather, low pressure is back and with it strong northerly winds that meant no landings on Ramsey today. We took the opportunity to get our...
  • Dearne Valley

    Easter Sunday 2014 - the sightings...

    Hello, we hope you are having a great Easter weekend! Here are the sightings from this Easter Sunday at Old Moor from the book. The bird garden - all the usual suspects + a yellowhammer. A yellowhammer was also seen from the car park feeders. A...
  • Islay - Blog

    I apologise...

    ...I know I've put a few of these up recently, but the only other contender for today's post was a cow with a spectacularly prolapsed uterus. So instead, here's another view from the Oa reserve at dawn, looking NE towards Kintra with the Paps...
  • Arne

    Easter Eggs

    This year it’s all happening on the live cameras! The buzzard camera is streaming live on our website, and you can watch it from here . The female does most of the incubation and is currently sitting on 3 eggs, which is the usual number for buzzards...
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
by 31

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
by 30

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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