Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Pulborough Brooks

    Upcoming events

    Have you ever seen a cricket, face to face? Or met a dragonfly nymph measuring several centimetres long? or have you heard the story of Swallow and "The Journey Home"? This week we have had Grass Sweeping in our wildflower meadow, where butterflies...
  • Rye Meads

    An unexpected evening

    Hello All Little did i expect that a query about an unusual bird at half past three yesterday would turn out to be something quite as good as a spotted crake ! When i got down to the Draper hide the bird was being particularly unhelpful hiding in the...
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Sunshine, the un-scarecrow

    Scaring crows kind of goes against the grain with us. In fact, ever since singing along with the crows in the Disney film 'Dumbo' I've had a bit of a soft spot for them. So when we decided to get involved with the famous (in the East Riding...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Echinops Action

    The clumps of Echinops (Globe Thistle) are just coming into bloom around the wildlife garden and are a magnetic draw to almost any insect that can fly or navigate its way to these nectar filled spiky balls of delight. Today there were various bees and...
  • 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...
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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
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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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 66

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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