Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Leighton Moss

    meadow in the making

    If you come down to Leighton Moss over the next couple of weeks then you will notice our new, large and rather conspicuous residents… a small herd of redpoll cattle. You will see these chestnut coloured cows munching on the grass in the field on...
  • Northward Hill

    Mini beasts

    Hoverflies. Although these brightly-coloured insects look like bees or wasps, they are in fact true flies and do not sting. Hoverflies are excellent examples of one insect looking like another insect. They generally mimic bees and wasps – insects...
  • Dearne Valley

    No Laughing Matter - Sightings 26th May

    Hello, there haven't been any more sightings of the laughing gull today although there has been one in Kent today via Bird Guides. Maybe the same one, but who knows? From the book today the sightings be. In our bird garden were tree sparrows...
  • Minsmere

    Springwatch 2016: we're ready, are you?

    It hardly seems a year since the BBC Springwatch team rolled out of Minsmere after another exciting series, in which a 5 cm long stickleback stole the show and won people's hearts. A year on, and the BBC production village is complete, the set...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    26 May recent sightings: Creepy crawly country!

    Good morning. I will begin with some photographs that I took on Sunday morning. Common stretch-spider : Drinker moth caterpillar : Furrow orb spider : Cercopis vulnerata : I will start off where I left off on Sunday. A lucky...
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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!
Posted to: The Lodge
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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...
Posted to: The Lodge
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The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
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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?
Posted to: The Lodge
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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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