Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Coombes & Churnet Valley

    An evening in the wild flower meadow

    Wild flower meadows are very busy places. I learned a long time ago that it’s important to watch where your feet fall to keep from crushing any little creatures. Fortunately, you don’t need to be an expert to discover the variety of life,...
  • Dearne Valley

    Wednesday and Thursday combined -30 & 31st July

    Somehow I seem to have lost a day, so I'll try to make up for it in this bumper sightings post. Black-tailed godwit count in the book for the last couple of days reached five on Wath Ings where there were also sightings of snipe, green sandpiper...
  • Pulborough Brooks

    Upcoming events

    Have you ever seen a cricket, face to face? Or met a dragonfly nymph measuring several centimetres long? or have you heard the story of Swallow and "The Journey Home"? This week we have had Grass Sweeping in our wildflower meadow, where butterflies...
  • Rye Meads

    An unexpected evening

    Hello All Little did i expect that a query about an unusual bird at half past three yesterday would turn out to be something quite as good as a spotted crake ! When i got down to the Draper hide the bird was being particularly unhelpful hiding in the...
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Sunshine, the un-scarecrow

    Scaring crows kind of goes against the grain with us. In fact, ever since singing along with the crows in the Disney film 'Dumbo' I've had a bit of a soft spot for them. So when we decided to get involved with the famous (in the East Riding...
Latest photos
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one of several shots of the bittern taken at fen hide
Posted to: Strumpshaw Fen
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We're here to help

RSPB Snape Wildlife Information Centre at Snape Maltings; 4 May 2010.
Posted to: Snape
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Sitting atop the gorse in the car park.
Posted to: Minsmere
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Female Kingfisher

Female Kingfisher
Posted to: Rye Meads
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Greylag Goose

Took this pic on Friday, May 28th from the Saltholme hide.
Posted to: Saltholme
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Thornwick Bay North Flamborough

This shot was taken at Thornwick Bay North Flamborough. Thornwick Bay is reached from the cafe and views...
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
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Peacock Butterfly

I'm glad the butterflies are back! This one wouldn't open it's wings, so I just shielded...
Posted to: Rye Meads
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Taken from the Kingfisher Hide.
Posted to: Rye Meads
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Sanderling running

A Sanderling running the tideline on Titchwell beach on 30 October 2010.
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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Teal (Drake)

Taken at the Tern Hide on 5th March.
Posted to: Rye Meads
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Long-tailed Tits wait patiently in the lunch queue

Gary Shilton, one of our regular volunteers managed to get this once in a lifetime shot of 11 Long-tailed...
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Cardinal Beetle

I spotted this guy on the trail leading to the Tern and Gadwall Hides. It stayed still long enough for...
Posted to: Rye Meads
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