Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Check them 'shanks...

    Our Redshanks are starting to come back from their Icelandic breeding grounds (our breeding birds have already moved south) and about 120 are now commuting between feeding on the mud in Aveley Bay and on the Kent side between the Darenth Barrier and Erith...
  • Campfield Marsh

    An early Autumn Miscellany

    2nd September. A flat calm estuary with Shelduck out on the mudflats . Good to see so many Bumblebees amongst the clover planted partly as a green manure and partly as an end of the season seed crop for birds. 4th September. Another...
  • Rye Meads

    VISMIG - Sunday's results

    Sunday's VISMIG was very rewarding and worth the effort of getting up so early! After a wet start on waking, clear skies and a warm sun were waiting for me when I reached Rye Meads. I was joined by Toby and Jan from the Rye Meads Ringing group and...
  • Lochwinnoch

    Recent sightings 3 – 20 October by Claire Martin

    Winter is definitely approaching at the reserve, and with all the recent rain the ducks are enjoying the newly flooded channels. Sightings of a Slavonian grebe on the Barr Loch on the 15 & 17 October have bumped our year list up to 119 species. ...
  • Rye Meads


    Hello everyone. We are back on line at last. Tweeting will recommence on Friday. Looking forward to hearing from you all. Cheers Caroline
Latest photos
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Osprey from Ynys-hir

Photo by Rhys Thatcher
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 217

RSPB shop

There's more to the RSPB shop than just bird food and binoculars, check out the lovely gifts
Posted to: Carsington Water
by 277

Pair of Puffins

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 114

Kittiwake family

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 194

Red Kite Battle Zone

There were quite a few Red Kites at the reserve today, they were constantly being harassed by the lapwing...
Posted to: Otmoor
by 147

High Tide at Church Norton spit

Posted to: Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve - Gallery
by 96

Spotted flycatcher,late leaving?

Taken yesterday at RSPB Nagshead. There were a pair of these on the approach to the reserve , but not...
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
by 119

Kingfisher @the Marsh Covert Hide

Posted to: Dee Estuary
by 99

Bar Headed Goose

Seen on 7th July 2013 with group of Canada Geese
Posted to: Conwy
by 126

Greater water boatman

Photo by Craig Mansell
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 200

Hawfinch feeding Juvenile.

Found on the short trail , well up in the canopy. I'd like to think this is an unusual Photograph...
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
by 144

Short-eared Owl - 25/05/2013, AJL

Posted to: Orkney
by 146