Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Lakenheath Fen

    6 May recent sightings: Busy times

    Good morning. It’s early May so there is currently a lot going on out on the reserve. I will start off with some pictures that have been taken on the reserve recently: Common lizard : Image credit: Lynne Nunn White dead-nettle : ...
  • Saltholme

    Our elusive special bird

    We’ve had to wait longer than normal this spring, but Garganey have once again returned to Saltholme. Fewer than 100 pairs of Garganey breed in the UK, so our 5 pairs last year make this a special bird for us. We estimated that those 5 pairs produced...
  • Minsmere

    Bittern champion

    Guest blog by our Area Manager for Suffolk, Ben McFarland, who tells us about his important meeting with a local MP who we’ve asked to champion the plight of the bittern. A cold wind was blowing on my back, but the sun shone bright as we stood...
  • Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve

    Tawny Owls go live

    Over the last three weeks our visitors have marveled over the nesting Blue Tits which have been living out there nesting period live on TV in the Visitor Centre. On Tuesday this week they hatched and now the parents are busily collecting caterpillars...
  • Frampton Marsh

    Black-winged Stilt on holiday at Frampton

    We've been a little slow letting you guys know about our wonderful Mediterranean visitor. A gorgeous female black-winged stilt was found at Frampton on Tuesday and is still present today. We have a pretty good track record for this species with...
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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.
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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