Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dearne Valley

    Wednesday 23rd April - Happy St Georges Day

    Now the sightings from today including all the usual suspects from the bird garden (as yesterday), and a bittern heard booming around 9.45 am. On Adwick were a pair of gargany, yellow wagtail, wheatear, lapwing, avocet and LRP. From Wath Ings were...
  • Dearne Valley

    Tuesday 22nd - a little delayed

    Hi all, I hope you enjoyed the Easter weekend it was great to see so many of you here. Apologies for the delay of Tuesdays sightings but we had a report of suspected hare coursing at Adwick just as I was about to sit down and write. Unfortunately nobody...
  • Islay - Blog

    Oa otter

    Getting up at dawn for surveys always seems like a struggle until you are outside and rewarded with a beautiful sunrise, and usually with some fabulous wildlife encounters. This chap was very successfully hunting small trout in the shallows...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    A rather confused feathered friend!

    This morning I was down in Botany Bay and it’s always a pleasure to be there. I know I’ve said this before but Botany Bay is a lovely place to walk around – if you’re feeling extra energetic one day do make sure you pay it a visit...
  • Arne

    Pictures as promised

    Buzzard with 3 eggs (taken from the screen in the visitor but by me) To watch her live click here Female kestrel incubating (taken from the screen in the visitor hut by me) Blue tit box (taken from the screen in the visitor hut by me) Barn...
Latest photos
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Sand Martin

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Sand martin above family hide

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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What's for breakfast mum? uhmm, weedabix or shredded weed:-)

Taking from the path to the reedbed hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Goldfinch

Posted to: Greylake
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Orange Ladybird (Halyzia 16-guttata)

First time we've seen these. We spotted a couple of specimens near ash trees at Arne. Size approx...
Posted to: Arne
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Green Tiger Beetle.

Posted to: Arne
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Raven at Galley hill

On Easter Monday I decided to make a visit to Sandy heath and after seeing a pair of lesser redpolls...
Posted to: The Lodge
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A Little Ringed Plover

Little Ringed Plover at Rye Meads
Posted to: Rye Meads
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Whimbril at Rye Meads

Taken at Rye Meads
Posted to: Rye Meads
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Preening the Wings

Kingfisher preening its wings
Posted to: Rye Meads
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Cute Spider

Really liked this little chap. A real charmer.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Cetti's Warbler

Cetti's Warbler at Ham Wall taken on 13th April 2014.
Posted to: Ham Wall
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