Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • The Lodge

    What's on this weekend?

    Nature Activity Sessions: Saturday 3rd July 11am - 3pm Price: Donations on the day please. Car park and entry charges apply to non-RSPB members. Join our volunteers to take part in monthly, hands - on seasonal activities. Previous events have...
  • Loch of Strathbeg

    And the winners are....

    We're very excited to be able to announce the winners of our Doric Meadows Poetry Competition that we ran as part of the Save our Magnificent Meadows project. There were three categories in the competition – 11 and under, 12 to 18 years,...
  • Saltholme

    The benefits of being a warden

    One of the joys of being a warden is being on the reserve in the early mornings. I noticed this female Marsh Harrier on the gauge board in the Wildlife Watchpoint cut this morning as I entered the hide. Ed brought the reserve camera and managed to get...
  • Northward Hill

    Rubbish and Cliffe Pools

    Please be aware that the fly-tipped rubbish blocking the entrance to Cliffe Pools car park has unfortunately not yet been removed, however there is still space for a couple of dozen cars outside the parking areas. Don't let it put you off visiting...
  • Dearne Valley

    Sightings via Twitter - June 28th

    Hello again, I'm afraid I don't have the sightings from the book for you as I didn't have time to ring up today. So the sightings I do have are solely taken from Twitter. There is good news in that the little bittern has been seen today...
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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...
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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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