Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Grey seals are go!

    After a steady start the grey seal pupping season is starting to ramp up. This one was new born today and in total we have 40 pups on our 9 study beaches now (accounting for roughly half the total). By the end of December the total should be around the...
  • Dearne Valley

    'Raptastic!' - Sightings, 2 Sept.

    Hi Folks! As I arrived at Old Moor to pick up the sightings, a couple in front of me were enquiring about the great white egret. A quick check of the book and – well, there was no mention of it at all today. Odd. It has been a pretty predictable...
  • Pulborough Brooks

    Raptor fest

    Here is Tuesday's report from volunteer Gary. At Pulborough Brooks today the expected waders were in short supply, just a single green and common sandpiper, but the raptors made up for it. The first was a red kite slowly making its way over the...
  • Dee Estuary

    Wednesday 2 September 2015 - Today's highlights

    Mere path by Helen B Ruff - 6 in front of Inner Marsh Farm hide Spotted redshank - 1 on scrape Redshank - 1 on scrape Greenshank - 6 on scrape Green sandpiper - 1 on scrape Dunlin - 16 flew over scrape Ringed plover - 1 on scrape...
  • Fen Drayton Lakes


    September is a beautiful month. Containing the lingering warmth of late summer with the start of autumn. The ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;...’ according to the poet John Keats. September...
Latest photos
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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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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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Female Reed Bunting

Female Reed Bunting on reeds at Newport Wetlands
Posted to: Newport Wetlands
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Drake Teal

All the duck are especially smart at this time of year. Russ Sherriff took this image of a male Teal...
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Gold Finch

Taken in the hawthorn near the visitor centre
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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