Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dee Estuary

    Monday 27th July 2015 - Todays highlights

    Grey herons by John Hewitt Common sandpiper - 1 on scrape Kestrel - 3 juvenile being fed by adults on roof of barn Spotted redshank - 1 in front of Inner Marsh Farm hide Ruff - 1 in front of Inner Marsh Farm hide Black-tailed godwit...
  • Dearne Valley

    A young 'un! - Sightings, 27 July.

    Hi Folks! First of all tonight my hearty congratulations to the one hundred or so people today who braved the (frankly appalling) July weather in order to enjoy a bit of wildlife watching at Old Moor. Excellent work there all! Sadly, conditions did...
  • Ham Wall

    Recent Sightings at RSPB Ham Wall 27.07.2015

    Apologies for another late blog - I've been laid out with a sickness bug and have just got back on my feet. I was even happier to be back when I caught up with the Osprey which several people reported to me this morning. It was seen over Waltons ...
  • Arne

    Is it Autumn already??

    Well, given today’s weather you’d be forgiven for thinking it is the middle of autumn. This weekend’s birds sightings are starting to suggest that the autumn migration is getting underway. Osprey is now becoming a regular fixture with...
  • Charlie's Blacktoft Blog

    August Wader Walk

    The return of the Blacktoft Sands Wader Walks starts on Tuesday 4th August at 10am. The walk is led by our very knowledgeable volunteer Ian Traynor. It's £4 per person which includes a fantastic guided walk and a hot drink from the reception hide...
Latest photos
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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...
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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...
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