Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dee Estuary

    Wed 1st July 2015 - Todays highlights

    Dark-bellied brent goose at Inner Marsh Farm hide, taken on 28th June 2015 by Anthony Lovatt Ruff - 1 on scrape and 1 in front of Inner Marsh farm hide Cuckoo - 1 on fence most of the day Common sandpiper - 2 on scrape Pintail - 1 in...
  • Dearne Valley

    All Bitterns Great and Small, Sightings 1 July.

    Hi Folks! Another exciting day of bittern watching and, in what promises to be my shortest blog entry ever, the news from the sightings book is that a bittern ( Botaurus stellaris ) was seen flying over the reedbeds at 13.02 today. The little bittern...
  • Arne

    More Moths...

    Without trying to sound like a broken record our moth and Butterfly themed blog posts must continue, as the temperatures have begun to rise as have the number of reports of Silver-studded Blues. Coombe Heath is by far the best place to encounter this...
  • Dungeness

    July 2015 binocular and telescope spots

    Thinking of buying binoculars or a telescope? Whether you know a bit or don't know where to start, come to the RSPB Dungeness Visitor Centre and get some hands on advice from our friendly team and have the chance to try them out. Our friendly...
  • Ham Wall

    Ham Wall Barn Owls

    We had a visit today from Chris Sperring MBE from the Hawk & Owl Trust. He is licensed to inspect Barn Owl boxes and ring any owlets. The good news is we have 2 broods of 3 chicks each all looking very healthy. Chris with the first of this years...
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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
Posted to: The Lodge
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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.
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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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