Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dearne Valley

    Kortnebbgås - Sightings, 7 Feb.

    Hi Folks! Today began with the news that THEY have been seen again... - the beardies of course! This is great news especially as it has now been twenty days since they were first reported. Today’s sighting was of two birds in the reedbeds at Old...
  • Dee Estuary

    Sunday 7 February 2016 - Today's highlights

    Barn owl by Anthony Lovatt Barn owl - 1 along railway line Black-tailed godwit - 500+ on scrape Ruff - 4 on scrape Dunlin - 20+ on scrape Water rail - 1 in front of reception hide Kingfisher - 2 over mere pools Bullfinch - 1 in...
  • Rye Meads

    The most elusive bird of all

    Butterbump, Bogblutter, toasted Heron... there are many names for a Bittern. But before you all get excited, we haven't seen one this weekend! However I thought you might appreciate an update on the movements we've observed of them so far this...
  • Hayle Estuary

    Hayle Estuary Litter Pick and Beach Clean

    Please be advised that there is no litter pick event in February. The next litter pick will be on the 13th March. Future dates and details can be found on the Events pages of the website:
  • Northward Hill

    Northward Hill RSPB, the home of the Heronry

    As the village sign for High Halstow proudly displays, it is the Home of the Heron, nearly 150 pairs of grey herons nest in the trees at Northward Hill. Activity at the heronry starts early in the year and continues through spring, when the young herons...
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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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