Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    After work sightings again....

    Hello, the sightings today are once again taken from the Barnsley Birders via Twitter. The roost at Old Moor last night had 600+ golden plover, 10 black tailed godwits, 3 ruff, 3 spotted redshank, 3 green sandpiper, 7 grey herons, 21+ cormorants, 9...
  • Forsinard Flows

    Seawatching!

    We are lucky in the UK to have 23 species of cetacean seen in our waters, from the little harbour porpoise to the second largest of all the whales, the fin whale. The North and West coasts of Scotland have some of the best places to see species such as...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    On the move

    Just a (fairly) short post from me today. I have been visiting my parents on the south coast this weekend and migration was well on the way down there. We saw hundreds of swallows and meadow pipits migrating over Portland Bill yesterday. There were also...
  • Minsmere

    The colour is purple

    There's still a good selection of wading birds on the Scrape, but one has been stealing the show for birdwatchers this week: a beautiful purple sandpiper. These are usually birds of rocky shores, which means there are few reliable places to see them...
  • Rye Meads

    Vis Mig 14 October 2014

    Hello All In con-junction with the Rye Meads Ringing Group (RMRG) we will be holding a Vis Mig (visible migration) event on Sunday 12 October 2014, 7 am - 11 am. Join us outside the visitor center from 7 am as we monitor the passage of migrants...
Latest photos
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Portrait of a Kingfisher.

Field pool west hide.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Cormorant 2

Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Gadwall 1

Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Cormorant 1

Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Eurasian teal

A flash of green in the mud.
Posted to: Minsmere
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Purple Sand

Its still blue!
Posted to: Minsmere
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Purple sandpiper

No its not!!!!!!! Its blue!
Posted to: Minsmere
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Stoat

Seen off Newton Lane near New Flash 29 September 2014
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Love those wing patterns on the pinkfoots

Posted to: Loch Leven
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Autumn pink-footed arrivals

Posted to: Loch Leven
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Gorgeous Red Kite

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Great views

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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