Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Ynys-hir

    Ynys-hir Recent Sightings 14th-20th December 2014

    Hi, With thousands of wetland birds now wintering on the Dyfi estuary there is a true wildlife spectacle to be witnessed on a stroll around the reserve. A large number of birds utilise the Breakwater field for feeding and roosting where great viewing...
  • Islay - Blog

    Merry Christmas.

    We're too warm an' wet here for real snow, but here are a couple of winter scenes from previous years. Merry Christmas from all of the Islay reserves staff. A wintery view over RSPB Loch Gruinart. ...and a snowy scene of Loch Kinnabus...
  • Dearne Valley

    Nearly Christmas....

    Hello, it's my turn for a few days now... the book was a bit bare today but here goes.... Bird garden - m/f bullfinches, m/f chaffinches, goldfinches, m/f greenfinches, wood pigeons, collared doves, stock doves, great tits, blue tits, robin, magpies...
  • Rainham Marshes

    2015 RSPB Rainham Marshes Bird Race

    2015 RSPB Rainham Marshes Bird Race We ran this a few years ago and it generated quite a bit of interest as well as plenty of good spirit and camaraderie. So, in 2015 the Bird Race will begin again on January 1 st . If you are up for the challenge...
  • Mersehead

    A look back through 2014

    2014 started with some major highs! High winds, high rainfall and some of the highest tides of the year all combining together to create some of the highest levels of flooding seen here at Mersehead in many a year. But despite all this, the team pulled...
Latest photos
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Peregrine Falcon

A Peregrine Falcon resting.
Posted to: Pulborough Brooks
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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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I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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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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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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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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Very obliging little chap, singing just outside the visitor centre.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Marsh Frog

Taken on 14th April 2011 at the "Take Five" pool.
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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