Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Leighton Moss

    Great whites are alright

    As Leighton Moss is celebrating 50 golden years of giving nature a home this year, once a week we have been looking back on different elements of the site and what makes it so special. For the past few weeks the reserve has been home to not one, not...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Wader numbers pick up a little

    Over the last couple of days the wader numbers and variety seem to have picked up a little being further boosted by the arrival of the first juveniles fresh in from their Northern breeding grounds. With the water levels low on several lagoons this...
  • The Lodge

    The Lodge gardens in summer

    We have two full time gardeners', Val the Head Gardener and Nick, who organically manage the gardens at The Lodge and keep them looking amazing and great for wildlife throughout the year. Nick is keeping me supplied with images to use on our blogs...
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Thanks Jamie, now it’s Bill

    Hello, this is Bill McCarthy and I am the new Residential Volunteer at Bempton Cliffs. I will be here until the 27 th August. I am a Primary Teacher in The Netherlands and I am volunteering in my Summer holidays. Swapping kids for birds! First of all...
  • Rye Meads

    50 Shades of Orange!

    Hello All As you are aware our pair of kingfishers are currently feeding the young on their 3rd brood! Hurrah. The eggs hatched about a week ago, so they are due to fledge around the 20 August. This is quite an early end to the breeding season for...
Latest photos
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Osprey from Ynys-hir

Photo by Rhys Thatcher
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 205

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 267

Pair of Puffins

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 101

Kittiwake family

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 187

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 138

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 114

Kingfisher @the Marsh Covert Hide

Posted to: Dee Estuary
by 90

Greater water boatman

Photo by Craig Mansell
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 191

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 139

Farne Islands Puffin

Inner Farne, July 2012 - sorry Bempton!
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 144

Bar Headed Goose

Seen on 7th July 2013 with group of Canada Geese
Posted to: Conwy
by 111

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

Posted to: Orkney
by 132