Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Heading north soon

    Our wintering Curlew flock has nearly topped forty this season but they will soon be heading back north to their breeding areas. This may be as close as the Suffolk and Norfolk Brecklands or further afield on a Pennine bog or a Scottish flow...... ...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Roll up ... roll up... get your conserves and chutneys 'ere!

    We now have our own organic jams and chutneys in the shop to go with the delicious coffee that arrived a week ago! They are £3.50 a jar and all proceeds come to the RSPB... I have sampled the coffee and the strawberry jam and can confirm that...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Black Tern visits Blacktoft

    Todays top sighting was the black tern that decided to visit Blacktoft. It turned up late morning and was seen on many lagoons from marshland down to singleton lagoon. Here are a few photos of the black tern at Blacktoft today these first few were taken...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    April wildlife photo selection

    Here is a selection of photos taken by our photo volunteer Mike Johnson showing some of the wildlife that is around Blacktoft at the moment. Starting with two shots of our marsh harriers - they continue to provide excellent viewing for our visitors...
  • Forsinard Flows

    Spring is here!

    It has been a wee while since we last posted from Forsinard, but we have been extremely busy over the last few months and now that the spring is here (mm...tempting fate!?) we will be bringing you more stories from the far north. We have been seeing lots...
Latest photos
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Osprey from Ynys-hir

Photo by Rhys Thatcher
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 189

RSPB shop

There's more to the RSPB shop than just bird food and binoculars, check out the lovely gifts
Posted to: Carsington Water
by 237

Spotted flycatcher,late leaving?

Taken yesterday at RSPB Nagshead. There were a pair of these on the approach to the reserve , but not...
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
by 108

Kittiwake family

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 174

Red Kite Battle Zone

There were quite a few Red Kites at the reserve today, they were constantly being harassed by the lapwing...
Posted to: Otmoor
by 127

Farne Islands Puffin

Inner Farne, July 2012 - sorry Bempton!
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 136

Hawfinch feeding Juvenile.

Found on the short trail , well up in the canopy. I'd like to think this is an unusual Photograph...
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
by 132

Kingfisher @the Marsh Covert Hide

Posted to: Dee Estuary
by 67

Greater water boatman

Photo by Craig Mansell
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 167


Kingfisher looking for it's next meal, taken at the Eric Morecambe. Glad to say it found a few fish...
Posted to: Leighton Moss
by 105

Great white egret

A rare sighting of a great white egret on the reserve. 15/10/11 Photo by Laurie Wright
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 153

Long-tailed Tit side view

Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
by 64