Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Baby Boom...

    With a glorious September behind us it was not surprising that our Common Lizard population boomed. 2014 had been a poor year for them here and we reckon that many got flooded out and drowned during the very mild but incredibly wet winter. However...
  • Mull of Galloway - Blog

    Recent sightings: strange comings and goings

    The Mull of Galloway in September and October is a fascinating place to be. The cliffs have fallen silent as the last of the breeding seabirds the fulmars, kittiwakes and their chicks have finally moved out to sea. Time then to turn our attentions to...
  • Islay - Blog


    Well, maybe slightly optimistic at this point, but after Thursdays inspiring count a wee check on Sunday showed a whole 26! If geese featured in a James Bond flick this is basically the opening title sequence. The wind is still coming in strong...
  • Saltholme


    At the weekend, I was walking by the Wildlife watchpoint hide when I noticed a number of moths resting on a dandelion head. These are Nettle-taps ( Anthophila fabriciana ), fairly common and widespread micromoths that fly during the day. They feed...
  • Minsmere

    Everything is (not) awesome

    On Sunday 21 September we organised a beach clean at Minsmere as part of the annual Beachwatch weekend, organised by the Marie Conservation Society (MCS). Groups of volunteers were out and about around the coasts of the UK collecting, recording and bagging...
Latest photos
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Osprey from Ynys-hir

Photo by Rhys Thatcher
Posted to: Ynys-hir
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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 276

Pair of Puffins

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 113

Kittiwake family

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 193

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 145

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 118

Kingfisher @the Marsh Covert Hide

Posted to: Dee Estuary
by 98

High Tide at Church Norton spit

Posted to: Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve - Gallery
by 89

Greater water boatman

Photo by Craig Mansell
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 199

Bar Headed Goose

Seen on 7th July 2013 with group of Canada Geese
Posted to: Conwy
by 123

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 143

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

Posted to: Orkney
by 143