Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Campfield Marsh

    A magnificent hay crop.

    A tranquil scene. The best summer we’ve had for years: the sun shone pitilessly down, week after week, here at North Plain. The hay in the meadows was growing longer and longer and was bone dry. In my estimation – it had been looking very...
  • Coombes & Churnet Valley

    An evening in the wild flower meadow

    Wild flower meadows are very busy places. I learned a long time ago that it’s important to watch where your feet fall to keep from crushing any little creatures. Fortunately, you don’t need to be an expert to discover the variety of life,...
  • Dearne Valley

    Wednesday and Thursday combined -30 & 31st July

    Somehow I seem to have lost a day, so I'll try to make up for it in this bumper sightings post. Black-tailed godwit count in the book for the last couple of days reached five on Wath Ings where there were also sightings of snipe, green sandpiper...
  • Pulborough Brooks

    Upcoming events

    Have you ever seen a cricket, face to face? Or met a dragonfly nymph measuring several centimetres long? or have you heard the story of Swallow and "The Journey Home"? This week we have had Grass Sweeping in our wildflower meadow, where butterflies...
  • Rye Meads

    An unexpected evening

    Hello All Little did i expect that a query about an unusual bird at half past three yesterday would turn out to be something quite as good as a spotted crake ! When i got down to the Draper hide the bird was being particularly unhelpful hiding in the...
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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