Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dove Stone

    Sightings at Binn Green - 12 February

    A lovely bright dry day together with peanuts and seed attracted the usual pheasants and chaffinches at Binn Green together with siskin, greenfinch, goldfinch, blackbird, blue tit, coal tit, great tit, robin, brambling (male and female) and our solitary...
  • Dungeness

    This weeks sightings 8th - 12th February

    Hello! It's been fairly quiet here on the reserve today. Yesterday was a different story however! It was such a beautiful winters day - this was my view from the Visitor Centre window! There was no wind at all yesterday and Burrowes pit was so still...
  • Dearne Valley

    Friday the 12th of Feb & the Sightings

    Hello, it's time for the Friday sightings from the book from Old Moor today. I'll start again with the good news that the bearded tits have been seen today! 3 of them were seen in the reedbeds at about 11.45pm and then there was a further sighting...
  • Strumpshaw Fen and the Broads

    Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 12 February 2016

    A very similar week to last week weather-wise; strong winds to begin followed by a calm spell of pleasant early spring weather. One of the key themes of the week has been departure: flocks of fieldfare and redwing have been seen throughout the week...
  • Radipole Lake

    Radipole's Swan Lake

    Have you every wondered who rings the swans at Radipole Lake? Today I found out! I spend a couple of hours with Derek who rings the swans at Radipole and around the Weymouth are. He invited me to join him in checking the swans and ringing any of last...
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Coal tit on window feeder

This cheeky fellow landed on my window feeder at The Lodge to grab a sunflower seed
Posted to: The Lodge
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Bee on purple flower

I took this photo in the formal gardens at The Lodge - great for insects!
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Damselfly loveheart

The old swimming pool in the gardens is now a whopping big wildlife pond. Take a look during spring and...
Posted to: The Lodge
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Smooth newts can be seen in the smaller ponds at The Lodge. This was taken at the pond on the old heath...
Posted to: The Lodge
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The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
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Autumn splendour

The gardens look great right through the year at The Lodge. Here's a view of the back of the 19th...
Posted to: The Lodge
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Hornet mimicing hoverfly

We saw this beast on one of the buddleia bushes at The Lodge. It's cool isn't it?
Posted to: The Lodge
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Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
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Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
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The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
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The earth moved

Well it's started this small beast will move upto 40 tons in a load but it will still take 3 months...
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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