Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Lochwinnoch

    Recent Sightings 1st-31st January 2016

    The start of a new year is often viewed as a new start. While we may not be able to wipe all things from the past, here at the reserve we can at least clear the species list and look forward to compiling the new one. By the end of last year we had...
  • Dove Stone

    Sightings at Binn Green - Friday 5 February

    The brambling was back today in amongst about 20 chaffinch together with the now resident reed bunting (hope I've not tempted fate). Other visitors included a jay, male bullfinch, siskin, greenfinch, goldfinch, blackbird, blue tit, coal tit, great...
  • Hayle Estuary

    Cornwall Reserves: Flowers in the rain

    There is an irony that a bird I used to chase out of the garden when I was a young boy, lest it gobble up the goldfish and shubunkins, now has me skulking around the reserve in trepidation of disturbing it. Ardea cinera , more commonly known as the...
  • Dearne Valley

    Red-Necked Grebe!

    Hello! The exciting news from Old Moor today is that a red-necked grebe arrived on the Mere. The last time we had a visit from a red-necked grebe was in 1995! From Tom Hibber t via Twitter we have the following quote - ' I think extent of yellow...
  • Dee Estuary

    Friday 5 February 2016 - Today's highlights

    Water rail by Clive Hill Short-eared owl - 1 on marsh seen from Burton Point Peregrine - 1 over scrape Bar-tailed godwit - 1 on scrape Spotted redshank - 1 on scrape Ruff - 5 on scrape Dunlin - 30+ on scrape Curlew - 10+ on scrape...
Latest photos
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Sunbeams through a tree on the edge of the churnet.
Posted to: Coombes & Churnet Valley
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Little Egret

Took this photo of a Little Egret at Cliffe Pools (9/8/10)
Posted to: Cliffe Pools
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Male Tufted Duck

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

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

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Female Reed Bunting

Female Reed Bunting on reeds at Newport Wetlands
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
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Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Wren in the reedbeds

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

Wanted to get a picture of the hobby catching these guys, settled on taking pictures of the stunning...
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
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