Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Recent Sightings - There and Back Again

    Hello readers, and guess who's back! For those who have been following the blogs, you might remember I was writing earlier this summer, but left to graduate. I have been able to return for a fortnight though, and am happy to be back! Firstly, I must...
  • Bempton Cliffs

    What a whopper!

    We love surprises - the bigger the better. And the don't come much bigger than this mysterious parcel that arrived the other day. Even when we found out what it was from Visitor Services Manager, Scott Smith, we couldn't quite believe it...
  • Dearne Valley


    It's been warmer today, hurray! Let's hope it lasts :) The sightings are from the book today, thanks go to Karen for texting them to me as I was at the dentists this aft. I like going to the dentist, mine is great & I showed him a photo...
  • Radipole Lake

    Canada geese invasion

    Radipole Lake has turned into a Mecca for Canada geese recently with an amazing 300 plus descending on us with a few fantastic feral hangers on in the shape of a barnacle goose and bar headed goose. Its always lovely to see these fellas. Water levels...
  • Loch Garten osprey diary

    As we thought........

    .......... Seasca is lost. There is no further data for her in the latest download so we must assume the worst that she has literally ‘sunk without trace’. Her last recorded speed on 21 August was 25 kph so to reach landfall in N Spain...
Latest photos
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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
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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...
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The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
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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...
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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?
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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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