Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • South Essex

    Autumn passage is now well under way...

    Avocet by Andy Hay (rspb-images.com) Autumn passage is now well under way with plenty to see on the South Essex Reserves. Bowers Marsh and Vange Marsh are the best places to go for migrant waders; species seen recently have included plenty of black...
  • Saltholme

    Glossy Ibis on Fire Station Field

    We are working on getting the water levels correct and today we put a pump to move water from bottom tank to the fire station field. Just as we were about to bring the pump back to our workshop a Glossy Ibis landed just where the water was flowing onto...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Spotted this and that

    Sounds like there were a few good birds out on the reserve today with the Spotted Crake unsurprisingly reappearing on Aveley Pool after a weekend of hiding and at least two Spotted Flycatchers in the Cordite. (Please visit the site to view this video...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    August 19th 2014 - Today's highlights

    Spoonbill - 13 on fresh marsh Black tern - 1 west offshore this morning Mediteranean gull - juvenile on fresh marsh this afternoon Spotted redshank - 6 on fresh marsh including the 1st juvenile of the autumn Dunlin - 20 on fresh marsh Bittern...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Totally Thames Photographic Competition

    Afternoon everyone, Have you heard about Totally Thames ? Taking place for the first time throughout September 2014, Totally Thames is an exciting new, month-long celebration of the river across its 42 London miles. There's 100's of events...
Latest photos
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Bearded Reedlings - Panurus biarmicus

At the moment there are over 100 pairs of beardies at Lakenheath Fen and I was fortunate enough to see...
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Bearded Tit

Photo taken at RSPB Lakenheath Fen on 25th October 2010.
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Finger licking good

Posted to: Havergate Island
by 29

Posing Hare

1st May
Posted to: Havergate Island
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Purple heron

This beautiful bird has been seen on the marsh regularly since the 15 th April.
Posted to: Marazion Marsh
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Spoonbill (2/4/11)

Originally found by Margaret Cowie mid-afternoon today, this Spoonbill was giving delightful views from...
Posted to: Loch of Strathbeg
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Canada goose on reflection

Courtesy of Richard Straton
Posted to: Havergate Island
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Brown Hare

Action shot of this hare all feet are off the ground,taken on Havergate Island on the 10/4/10
Posted to: Havergate Island
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Mistle Thrush or Skylark?

Posted to: Havergate Island
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No boxing but lots of kissing

Posted to: Havergate Island
by 29

Common Orb weaver

This spider was one of the many little creatures caught at Ashway gap during our bug hunt on Saturday...
Posted to: Dove Stone
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Great tit

Photo courtesy of John Parker
Posted to: Dove Stone
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