Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Planets and Pintails - Sightings, 24 Jan.

    Hi Folks! What a day it’s been at Old Moor today. The reserve was very busy indeed – probably in part due to it being the Big Garden Birdwatch weekend but also because the sun shone and at times it almost felt – well, spring-like. ...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Ice skaters

    With ice holding the stiller waters in its cold grip for the last few days it has made interesting viewing around the woodland feeders where previously dropped seed that would have sunk in the blackness is now just sitting around waiting to eaten... ...
  • Minsmere

    Spring is round the corner

    Next Sunday, 1 February, we switch to summer opening at Minsmere. This means that the visitor centre remains open until 5 pm, and the cafe hours switch to 9.30 am to 4.45 pm. To help us to get ready for spring, the cafe will be closing early on Monday...
  • Ynys-hir

    Ynys-hir Recent Sightings 19th-24th January 2015

    Hi, In a week with large high tides fingers were crossed that a few goodies would turn up on the reserve. We weren’t left disappointed with 1x Bean Goose in amongst a flock of 25x Greenland White-fronted Geese (viewed from Poggles Bench, 24 th...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Predatory Action

    The Marsh Harriers were especially active again yesterday with at least four different females-types being seen and some brief talon grappling and squabbling going on. I still find it amazing that we appear to have ten Marsh Harriers wintering on our...
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RSPB shop

There's more to the RSPB shop than just bird food and binoculars, check out the lovely gifts
Posted to: Carsington Water
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Osprey from Ynys-hir

Photo by Rhys Thatcher
Posted to: Ynys-hir
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High Tide at Church Norton spit

Posted to: Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve - Gallery
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Pair of Puffins

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
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Little Crake

Finally got a pic of the Little Crake today, still very distant!!
Posted to: Minsmere
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Spotted flycatcher,late leaving?

Taken yesterday at RSPB Nagshead. There were a pair of these on the approach to the reserve , but not...
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
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Bar Headed Goose

Seen on 7th July 2013 with group of Canada Geese
Posted to: Conwy
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Kittiwake family

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
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Red Kite Battle Zone

There were quite a few Red Kites at the reserve today, they were constantly being harassed by the lapwing...
Posted to: Otmoor
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Short-eared Owl - 25/05/2013, AJL

Posted to: Orkney
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Goldfinches on Binn Green feeders

Also saw a pair of goldfinches feeding three (I think) lively fledged chicks.
Posted to: Dove Stone
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Kingfisher @the Marsh Covert Hide

Posted to: Dee Estuary
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