Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Nature's Got Talent!

    Nature's Got Talent - vote to save it! (Please visit the site to view this video) A vote for Bob is a vote for nature. P.S. The above is what happens when you give Howard squirrel and hedgehog cuddly toys...
  • Leighton Moss

    Guess who's back?!

    We're utterly over the moon that BBC Autumnwatch have decided to base themselves here for the second year in a row. The whole kit and caboodle arrived over the past couple of days and now they're all very much here, set up, and out and about capturing...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Wennington works - X marks the spot...

    Hello, You've probably seen the couple of blogs about the works going on over on Wennington - creating a series of new shallow scrapes and drains across the marsh that would considerably enhance the marsh for wildlife... (If not, find out more...
  • South Essex

    Lots of bearded tits

    Bearded tit (by Andy Hay ( Bearded tits have been particularly active recently; now is a great time of year to see them as young birds flock up in preparation to disperse and find new homes. Vange Marsh is the best place to see them...
  • Dearne Valley


    Hello, here are the sightings from yesterday which are taken solely from the Barnsley Birders on twitter... Great news that a bittern was seen yesterday afternoon at Old Moor! There was a whooper swan on the Mere first thing, it then flew off towards...
Latest photos
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Kingfisher Hide Pair

Posted to: Rye Meads
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Pole to Pole

Male flying from one perch to another
Posted to: Rye Meads
by 15

Black-tailed Godwit

Two were on the Bottom Tank yesterday morning in front of the new hide.
Posted to: Saltholme
by 22


While trying to photograph Dragonflys this Otter swam along the edge of a drainage channel at Boyton...
Posted to: Boyton Marshes
by 54

Long-eared Owl

Three were on view when I called in though another two were later found.
Posted to: Saltholme
by 23


Posted to: Arne
by 26


Posted to: Rye Meads
by 26

It's Storytime with a very hungry Caterpillar!

RSPB Minsmere Wildlife Explorers outing at RSPB Snape Wildlife Information Centre. Photo by Erica...
Posted to: Snape
by 17


This Shelduck was milling around the Tern Hide area. He eventually swam up close to the Hide and gave...
Posted to: Rye Meads
by 11

Green Sandpiper

Photographed on 2nd March, from the Draper Hide.
Posted to: Rye Meads
by 17


Seen at the Wildlife Watchpoint this morning.
Posted to: Saltholme
by 29

Female Chaffinch

I was in a hurry on Sunday to get to the Kingfisher hide and get out quickly as it was Mothers Day and...
Posted to: Rye Meads
by 25