Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Islay - Blog

    Butterflies abound...

    Great numbers of butterflies on the trails today, including this lovely Ringlet that obliged by showing both sides of its wings! There was this Small Tortoiseshell too which looked lovely with the sun lighting it up. Not to mention the Common...
  • Minsmere

    The excitement continues

    Wow. What a month! July seems to keep getting better and better. After all of the excitement over a new butterfly for the reserve list, we've since added both a new moth and a new beetle. Our wardens and volunteers regularly operate a moth trap...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Learning curve

    With so many Peregrines in the London area now and with several pairs within striking distance of the reserve it is not surprising that we get visiting youngsters this time of year. What is more unsuual is that this fiesty juvenile female is not a...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    July 22nd 2014 - Today's highlights

    Wood sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh Spoonbill - 12 on fresh marsh Garganey - 1 again on fresh marsh showing very well by main path Spotted redshank - 10 on fresh marsh Dunlin - 60 on fresh marsh this afternoon Arctic skua - an unusual record...
  • Dearne Valley

    Another glorious day!

    Wow, we are so lucky with this wonderful weather, hot and sunny at Old Moor today! We had the fantastic Tuesday Tales with Chris & Bob which are always very popular - every Tuesday in the school holidays. Here's the link if you're wondering...
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 36

I CAN SEE YOU !!

BITTERN TRACKING ITS NEXT CATCH. ISLAND MERE LATE AFTERNOON 20-3-12.
Posted to: Minsmere
by 36

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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