Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Double-Barrelled - Sightings, 29 July.

    Hi Folks! Having perused the sightings book (virtually - thanks Liane) it looks like it was yet another busy day at Old Moor with yet another star of the reedbeds – more of that in a moment. And before I forget, the path to the Reedbed Hide is once...
  • Leighton Moss

    Bracken Pulling on Warton Crag for Butterflies

    I'm thrilled to say we've got a special guest blog this week from one of our fabulous wardening volunteers Anne Craven, all about a very important job she and a gang of other fantastic volunteers carry out at this time of year - bracken pulling...
  • Fowlmere

    Doves and harriers

    Fowlmere continues to live up to its developing reputation as one of the best places in Britain to see turtle doves. The distinctive purring of the males (and to a lesser extent the females also) is not being heard as often as it was earlier in the season...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    July 29th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Golden oriole - male seen in trees by the visitor centre briefly at 2pm but no further sign despite searching. Curlew sandpiper - adult on the fresh marsh this morning but no further sign this afternoon Wood sandpiper - 1 on drained grazing meadow...
  • The Lodge

    Pantaloons are coming again

    It looks like the weather will be fine for the weekend and even a little warmer at last, so we should be nice and dry for the Pantaloons shows at The Lodge. Just a reminder, they are performing Pride and Prejudice on Saturday at 1 pm and 6 pm and again...
Latest photos
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Sparrowhawk 29/July/2015

Went for a kingfisher and came home with this.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Juvenile marsh harriers

from the drewer hide Juvenile marsh harriers
Posted to: Fowlmere
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'Teenager' Little Grebe

Just outside Reedbed Hide. Displayed plenty of 'attitude'.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Nesting Reed Warbler

Near Dipping Ponds
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Family day at the concrete bridge

Hi At the concrete bridge today there was a Tufted Duck with 2 ducklings, a Mallard with 7 ducklings...
Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Stepping Out! Hoverfly on Wild Rose

The reserve is literally buzzing with insects in July - here a Hoverfly had just enjoyed a feast found...
Posted to: Coombes & Churnet Valley
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Foxgloves near Clough Meadow Cottage

Posted to: Coombes & Churnet Valley
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Juv Bittern 5

All taken from the 'stilty hide' while doing the Bittern monitoring.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Juv Bittern 4

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Juv Bittern 3

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Juv Bittern 2

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Juv Bittern 1

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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