Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dungeness

    A summer of exploration and adventure!

    We have some fantastic events coming up to keep the family entertained and inspired throughout the summer holidays! The ever popular Pond Dipping, Wildlife Safari and Den Building sessions are running every week in August, plus, back for it's second...
  • Pulborough Brooks

    Searching for sandpipers

    Whilst we may be trying to find some shade from the summer sunshine, for some of our birds it is autumn already - the breeding season is over, and it's time to be on the move again. The North Brooks is the place to be as far as wading birds are...
  • Lake Vyrnwy

    Lake Vyrnwy Recent Sightings 13th-19th July 2014

    Hi, As temperatures soared on the reserve so did the number of flying invertebrates. Black Darter and Emerald Damselfly were recorded for the first time this year whilst Four-spotted Chaser , Common Hawker , Emperor Dragonfly , Brown Hawker and Golden...
  • Leighton Moss

    Sedges on the edges

    You may have noticed that I missed doing a 50th anniversary blog last week - apologies for this, but it does mean you will be treated to two this week to catch up! A month ago, I chose a reedbed favourite at this time of year - reed warblers so I thought...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    July 24th 2014 - Today's highlights

    Little stint - 2 feeding on fresh marsh this afternoon Wood sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh Spoonbill - 4 mobile birds on the reserve this afternoon Med gull - 1 offshore this afternoon Bittern - 1 briefly in flight over the reedbed
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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...
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...
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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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