Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    3 Bittern Flights!

    Hello! As you can no doubt guess from the title today, a bittern has been seen at least 3 times. In the book it was 3 flights at 12.30, 12.40 and 12,50pm.. That's great news! Here's a bittern photo from 2013 taken by Mel P. Don't you think...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    May 21st 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Spotted redshank - 1 on fresh marsh Red crested pochard - 5 on Patsy's reedbed Little gull - 7 1st summer birds on fresh marsh Short eared owl - 1 still present Med gull - 2 adults high west over visitor centre Hobby - 2 hunting hirundines...
  • Arne

    Bank Holiday Weekend at Arne

    It's time for our reptile weekend at Arne! Join us on Saturday and Sunday 23/24th between 1-4pm to drop in and meet some of the reptiles that call Arne home. Sand lizards, common lizards, smooth snakes, grass snakes, adder and slow worm all live here...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Pre Walk Wander

    I got in early today to open up and spent a very enjoyable couple of hours ambling round the trails. It was sunny and quite warm and the breeze was light. I decided to count singing Reed Warblers and by the end of my circuit I had tallied 129 ’gurking’...
  • RSPB Hodbarrow

    Blue is the colour...

    Clearing the gorse is an important part of maintenance on the reserve. For a while cleared areas look untidy, but eventually the benefits start to appear. Large groups of wild flowers, almost carpets in some parts, have used the chance of the free ground...
Latest photos
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Peregrine Falcon

A Peregrine Falcon resting.
Posted to: Pulborough Brooks
by 69

Male Tufted Duck

Taken at Newport Wetlands RSPB reserve. Canon EOS 50D, Cosina 100-400 Lens
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
by 35

I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 41

Male Migrant Hawker

One for Penny Bun Migrant Hawker seen today (18th) Old Moor near Field Pool Hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 37


taken on the longdendale trail near Hadfield
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 50


Very obliging little chap, singing just outside the visitor centre.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
by 42

Female Reed Bunting

Female Reed Bunting on reeds at Newport Wetlands
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
by 39


Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 41


Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 36

Wren in the reedbeds

Very quiet in the reedbeds yesterday but this little critter obliged by the reedbed screen
Posted to: Dearne Valley
by 33

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
by 55

Gold Finch

Taken in the hawthorn near the visitor centre
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
by 35