Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Continuing a theme...

    A young Peregrine was having a whale of a time out on the pools today and was practicing his hunting skills of all the terrified wildfowl. Bob Cooper was in the right place to get some wonderful shots. You can feel the speed and adrenaline of the massed...
  • Dungeness

    Sightings 24th to 29th January 2015

    Brent goose – twenty on Burrowes pit on 25 th . Pintail – forty-eight on Burrowes pit from Makepeace hide on 29 th . Goldeneye – on Burrowes and ARC pits on 29 th . Smew – eight redheads and one drake on Burrowes pit...
  • Dearne Valley

    Brambling Ramblings - Sightings 29 Jan.

    Hi Folks! What a strange day it’s been. Snow showers then thaw and bright sunshine followed by yet more snow. Apparently Old Moor has had a quiet day with only a flurry of visitors even though the weather there wasn’t so bad at all and I bet...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    January 29th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Water pipit - 1 on drained grazing meadow pool Spotted redshank - 2 on fresh marsh Bittern - 2 from Fen Hide Barn owl - 2 hunting at dusk Hunting barn owl by Andy Thompson Bullfinch - 4 feeding along the Fen Trail
  • Winterbourne Downs - Blog

    Over Winter Wildlife

    Although winter might seem like quieter time for wildlife, there are still plenty of things to see and find on the reserve and every day can reveal something new or different. Over winter we have a dedicated volunteer monitoring our wild bird seed...
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.
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?
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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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