Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • 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...
Latest photos
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Sunbeams through a tree on the edge of the churnet.
Posted to: Coombes & Churnet Valley
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Little Egret

Took this photo of a Little Egret at Cliffe Pools (9/8/10)
Posted to: Cliffe Pools
by 59

Male Tufted Duck

Taken at Newport Wetlands RSPB reserve. Canon EOS 50D, Cosina 100-400 Lens
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
by 59

Peregrine Falcon

A Peregrine Falcon resting.
Posted to: Pulborough Brooks
by 78

Male Migrant Hawker

One for Penny Bun Migrant Hawker seen today (18th) Old Moor near Field Pool Hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 50


taken on the longdendale trail near Hadfield
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 58

I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 48

Female Reed Bunting

Female Reed Bunting on reeds at Newport Wetlands
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
by 50


Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 54


Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 50

Wren in the reedbeds

Very quiet in the reedbeds yesterday but this little critter obliged by the reedbed screen
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 44

Emperor Dragonfly

Wanted to get a picture of the hobby catching these guys, settled on taking pictures of the stunning...
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
by 43