Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dearne Valley

    "Wader Heaven" - Sightings, 28 Sept.

    Hi Folks! Brilliant sunshine and mild temperatures for the time of year were clearly too tempting for many watchers today and I’m glad to say that Old Moor was pretty busy for a Wednesday. The elephant in the hide however was an acknowledgement...
  • Dee Estuary

    Sightings round-up: Dominated by ducks

    This week has seen a definite change in the weather, but little change in birds around the reserve. The solitary cattle egret continued to please, spending its days loafing on the islands of the main scrape with brief forays to join the cattle herd. ...
  • Dearne Valley

    A Hide of activity - Wath Ings

    Good evening all, it’s me tonight just giving Nicola a break as it’s her birthday – I hope she has had a lovely day. It started as a bit of a dull day today although rather muggy but it did brighten up this afternoon. In the hides...
  • The Lodge

    Summer and autumn collide

    As we head quickly towards October, the hobbies have been seen today, letting us cling on to the last of summer, but a subtle change in the air as the first siskins have been heard flying overhead. Several flocks of goldcrests are foraging around the...
  • Saltholme

    Wild about Art? Wild Art at Saltholme

    We're encouraging visitors to explore their creative side this October and show that they are Wild about Art! With the help of Aim for Art, a group of community artists, we are aiming to inspire everyone to release their creative side this autumn...
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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
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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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 151

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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