Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Cow pats can be really interesting!

    The other day I was up on the grazing marsh and managed to answer one of my all time wonders of the world - what the heck makes all those little holes in the cow clap out on the saltmarsh! They are about a beak width, so I have wondered if they were...
  • Coombes & Churnet Valley

    Purple hairstreak...and other recent sightings

    What’s about on the reserve? Brimstone, taken by Kevin Sawford Brimstone Is this the original butterfly!? A common myth tells us that the word ‘butterfly’ comes from ‘butter-coloured fly’ , a name given...
  • Langford Lowfields

    This week's sightings....

    Perhaps one of the most striking things about Langford at the moment is the abundance of insects on the wing. A mild winter, followed by a warm spring and early summer has produced excellent numbers of butterflies and Odonata, as well as many other invertebrates...
  • Saltholme

    Ruddy Darter

    In this wonderful weather the Dragonflies are flying and on Saturday Lockhart got this shot of a Ruddy Darter . They are such a lovely blood red colour, but the classic feature is the red frons (the Latin for forehead) which Lockhart captured in...
  • Havergate Island

    Island Life

    I have now completed my first month as the newly appointed South Suffolk Coast warden and what a great month it has been! So, this is my first posting of what I hope will be a regular update of the goings on on Havergate Island, Boyton and Hollesley Marshes...
Latest photos
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Marbled White Butterfly

Taken at the reserve yesterday evening (21/07)
Posted to: Northward Hill
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Comma

Taken at Northward Hill yesterday evening
Posted to: Northward Hill
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Meadow Brown Butterfly, taken at the reserve yesterday evening (22/07/14)

Taken at the reserve yesterday evening, where we saw a field full of sunflowers, avocets, oystercatchers...
Posted to: Northward Hill
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Rabbit at Lodmoor

Lodmoor rabbit
Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Wren at the garden hide at Old Moor

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Male Chaffinch at the garden hide at Old Moor

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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An Emerald Damselfly.

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Large Skipper. (Thanks "Bert")

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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A lonely Golden Plover

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Beware the Tufty in a bad temper!!

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Commas are lovely.

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Who is watching whom?

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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