Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Lakenheath Fen

    Race for Wildlife 2014: Results and summary

    Good morning. I have attached the results of Sunday's Race for Wildlife below. We raised over £450 through entrance fees and over £50 from the homemade cake sale. All of this money will go directly towards our valuable work to give nature...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Wheatears out - Stonechats in

    Chats are moving south, but some are stragglers from the far north like the late Wheatears are on their way to Sub-Saharan Africa and will keep on moving while others like our dapper little Stonechats may have come from not so far north and are just as...
  • Fairburn Ings

    Fairburn's New Warden Intern

    Hello. My name is Jonny Holt and I am the new warden intern at Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve. I have previously spent six (very sunny) months at Blacktoft Sands, on the Humber Estuary. With its vast reedbeds and salt marshes Blacktotfts is a spectacularly...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Works on Wennington

    Hi everyone, To ensure a nature reserve good for wildlife a lot of work goes into habitat work . We can't just leave the land - succession would take over and woodland would take over (woodland is great, but not for all wildlife. We need a variety...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Eyes To The Skies

    What a contrast from yesterdays gales, the weather this morning was cool and clear with the resultant rush of visible migration over the reserve as many species made the most of the suitable conditions. Not many thrushes just a couple of redwings and...
Latest photos
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Peregrine Falcon

A Peregrine Falcon resting.
Posted to: Pulborough Brooks
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I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 37

Male Migrant Hawker

One for Penny Bun Migrant Hawker seen today (18th) Old Moor near Field Pool Hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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taken on the longdendale trail near Hadfield
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 34


Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 36


Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 31

Wren in the reedbeds

Very quiet in the reedbeds yesterday but this little critter obliged by the reedbed screen
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 26

Drake Teal

All the duck are especially smart at this time of year. Russ Sherriff took this image of a male Teal...
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Very obliging little chap, singing just outside the visitor centre.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
by 35

Marsh Frog

Taken on 14th April 2011 at the "Take Five" pool.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
by 28

Gold Finch

Taken in the hawthorn near the visitor centre
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Spotted this near my home
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
by 27