Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Lots of Jam and News!

    Hello, a bit late this evening but that's because I've spent a few hours at Old Moor today. I arrived late afternoonish and went straight down to the reedbeds. On the way were orange-tip butterflies fluttering around as well as quite a few bumblebees...
  • Loch Leven

    Swallows, red squirrel pups and fun!

    Spring is in the air and summer certainly feels like it's around the corner, even after the snowy cover we experienced last week at RSPB Loch Leven. It's also another great week for wildlife sightings with swallows starting to build their nests...
  • Arne

    The Suns bringing out the wildlife!

    There’s lots to catch up on since our last blog. Continuing the theme from last time, moths are building in numbers and the trap is being run most night. Do pop into the hut first thing in the mornings to see what we’ve caught. Morning visits...
  • Frampton Marsh

    Letters from Luke - Part 2: What's Going On?

    Luke is our current conservation intern. Though from this latest blog, he seems to have missed a calling in philosophy as he asks "What's going on?" --------------------------------------------------------- In the visitor centre, today’s...
  • Pulborough Brooks

    Bank holiday birding

    I have started to notice a pattern... Bank holiday Mondays seem to be doomed to disappointing weather; Storm Katie on Easter Monday and a rather gloomy start for May Day bank holiday. But it's not all doom and gloom - we have also been visited...
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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!
Posted to: The Lodge
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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!
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 140

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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