Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Recent Sightings Special 21/07/14 - Farewell!

    Hello readers, and welcome again to a special edition of Recent Sightings. Apologies for the delay in getting this one up -- I've just graduated, so I'm sure you can imagine it's been a busy week! Unfortunately, this also means that this will...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Chat Back

    Yesterday a Wheatear was seen briefly by the Giant Ant Hill and I forgot to add it into my report... today it showed very well by the Reedbed DZ and everyone managed to get some great shots of this immaculate juvenile bird. I was suprised that it did...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    July 30th 2014 - Today's highlights

    Spotted crake - 1 still present near Island Hide today but generally it has been very elusive. At times it was actually seen perching in the tops of the reeds! We don't know why but it could have been to escape the agrssive moorhens Wood sandpiper...
  • Rye Meads

    A Spotted Crake

    This afternoon a Spotted crake (Porzana porzana) has been sighted from the Draper hide! To give as many people as possible the chance to view this rare and often elusive bird, we will be staying open later this evening. Access will be through the front...
  • Leighton Moss

    Commas cause quite a commotion...

    Thanks to some careful management, the meres are getting shallower. However, this is proving brilliant for spotting some extra wildlife that might otherwise be more difficult to see at this time of year. At Lilian’s hide, several water rails...
Latest photos
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New Damselfly

Newly emerged damselfly with cocoon / exuvia. Not a great photo I know (it was a fair way off) but more...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Emperor Dragonfly In Flight

Finally managed to capture this Emperor near the bridge just past the Kingfisher hide. He kept zooming...
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Blue XD again

Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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Blue XD

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Blue XD 2

Blue XD in Aviemore 2
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Blue XD fishing

Blue XD fishing in Aviemore
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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nest

Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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Damselflies 28JUL

Damselflies mating
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Just a snail...

Hanging underneath the fence post near the dipping pond but I flipped the photo.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Common Darter 28JUL

Common Darter
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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btg

godwit
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Another Pond Skater

Selecting titles gets ever trickier when the title has already been used :-) It's a pond skater ...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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