Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Campfield Marsh

    T'was a very 'Good' Friday.

    April 18th proved to be just that: the most beautiful of sunny days and the air was full of bird song. A short walk down the Lonning revealed all sorts of delights. Photo record below. The hawthorn hedges have suddenly sprung into life. The new...
  • Dearne Valley

    Wednesday 23rd April - Happy St Georges Day

    Now the sightings from today including all the usual suspects from the bird garden (as yesterday), and a bittern heard booming around 9.45 am. On Adwick were a pair of gargany, yellow wagtail, wheatear, lapwing, avocet and LRP. From Wath Ings were...
  • Dearne Valley

    Tuesday 22nd - a little delayed

    Hi all, I hope you enjoyed the Easter weekend it was great to see so many of you here. Apologies for the delay of Tuesdays sightings but we had a report of suspected hare coursing at Adwick just as I was about to sit down and write. Unfortunately nobody...
  • Islay - Blog

    Oa otter

    Getting up at dawn for surveys always seems like a struggle until you are outside and rewarded with a beautiful sunrise, and usually with some fabulous wildlife encounters. This chap was very successfully hunting small trout in the shallows...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    A rather confused feathered friend!

    This morning I was down in Botany Bay and it’s always a pleasure to be there. I know I’ve said this before but Botany Bay is a lovely place to walk around – if you’re feeling extra energetic one day do make sure you pay it a visit...
Latest photos
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I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
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Male Migrant Hawker

One for Penny Bun Migrant Hawker seen today (18th) Old Moor near Field Pool Hide
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robin

taken on the longdendale trail near Hadfield
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Waxwing

Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Waxwing

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Wren in the reedbeds

Very quiet in the reedbeds yesterday but this little critter obliged by the reedbed screen
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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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Whitethroat

Very obliging little chap, singing just outside the visitor centre.
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Gold Finch

Taken in the hawthorn near the visitor centre
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Hoopoe 4th April

I think that this was the fourth Hoopoe for the reserve. It showed very well for a couple of hours and...
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Jay

Spotted this near my home
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Lady Bird

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