Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Bank on it – Sightings, 30 May.

    Hi Folks! After a grey start, the bank holiday sunshine broke through and Spring was revealed in all its glory. The lanes of Old Moor looked especially dazzling today with so many flowers in bloom and those marsh orchids beginning to shine. It was...
  • Leighton Moss

    damselflies of the deep

    Sunday morning saw the second of this year's Birdsong for Beginners walks. While 7.30 may be an early start for a bank holiday Sunday it was well worth getting out of bed for. After a sleepy start, myself alongside the incredibly knowledgeable Sue...
  • Minsmere

    Woolly Bear Loose At RSPB Minsmere!

    Half term got off to a very exciting start here at Minsmere with the arrival of some very important visitors... no not the Springwatch team (although we are very pleased and excited to see the Springwatch crew here again) but the BBC Blue Peter team....
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Welcoming the World 3

    It seems that we're really on the world map. We've had another bumper month of visitors from across the globe. We're thinking of putting up a map with pins in it showing all the different places...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    30 May recent sightings: Breezy Bank Holiday

    Good afternoon, as Katherine blogged some recent sightings yesterday, I will try to put a slightly different spin on today’s post. I will start off with some interesting news that we received this morning: As some of you may now, each year, we...
Latest photos
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nesting time 2016

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
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gannet landing

Gannet about to land
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 1


Male bittern showed well from First Hide evening of 29th may. Phone-scoped.
Posted to: Blacktoft Konik ponies
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not to close mate

getting grass of nest
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
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fly past 2016

pair of Gannets
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
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Spotted flycatcher

Big thanks for pointing out my first Spotted Flycatcher
Posted to: Dee Estuary
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Little Grebe at Drewer Hide

Little Grebe from the Drewer Hide 29 May 2016
Posted to: Fowlmere
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Spotted Flycatcher - Spring Hide

A Spotted Flycatcher by the Spring Hide 29 May 2016
Posted to: Fowlmere
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Redshanks in flight

Redshanks on the Estuary taken on 29th March 2016
Posted to: Conwy
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Reed Warbler

Reed Warbler taken on Coal Tips on 26 May 2016
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Song Thrush

Song Thrush taken at Fairburn Ings on 23 May 2016
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Lodmoor Common Tern

The Common Terns are back, let's hope they can manage to raise a family this year.
Posted to: Radipole Lake
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