Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Northward Hill

    Rubbish and Cliffe Pools

    Please be aware that the fly-tipped rubbish blocking the entrance to Cliffe Pools car park has unfortunately not yet been removed, however there is still space for a couple of dozen cars outside the parking areas. Don't let it put you off visiting...
  • Dearne Valley

    Sightings via Twitter - June 28th

    Hello again, I'm afraid I don't have the sightings from the book for you as I didn't have time to ring up today. So the sightings I do have are solely taken from Twitter. There is good news in that the little bittern has been seen today...
  • Middleton Lakes

    A First For Middleton!

    After a few years of saying, ‘this will be the year’, we can confirm that little egrets are breeding at Middleton! A common sight on the reserve all year round, and with a roost of 40 plus in the Winter, 2016 looked promising. With breeding...
  • Minsmere

    The joy of volunteering

    Guest blog by Stan Singleton, Volunteer Minsmere guide Volunteering! Why do we do it? Life already offers other interests, obligations, but it is the lure of several hours in the fresh air and, here at Minsmere, an opportunity to watch wonderful bird...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    June 28th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Great knot - adult with 1500 knot on the fresh marsh all day Spotted redshank - 3 on fresh marsh Ruff - 3 on fresh marsh Little gull - 1st summer on fresh marsh Red kite - 1 west Spoonbill - 1 west Black tailed godwit - 180 on fresh...
Latest photos
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Ruby Tailed wasp

plenty of these on the rotting tree stump with the bird box on, at the roped off area bittern hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Oyster Catcher seen at Fen Drayton Lakes

Seen at Fen Drayton Lakes on Friday 24th June. First time I have seen an Oyster Catcher over there.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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Drinker moth caterpillar?

I'd appreciate help in identifying this caterpillar spotted today near the giant play anthill
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Little Bittern

Little bittern in flight Saturday 25th June
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Kingfisher 1

Kingfisher taken at Fairburn Ings on 21 June 2016
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Blue-tailed Damselfly

Blue-tailed Damselfy taken at Fairburn Ings on 21 June 2016
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Juvenile beardies from Ousefleet hide

Posted to: Blacktoft Sands
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spot reds on Marshland

Posted to: Blacktoft Sands
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marsh harrier ready to pounce

Posted to: Blacktoft Sands
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Marsh Harrier 22/6/16

I asked for a partridge in a pear tree but this was all they had left....
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Whitethroat at Lodmoor

Whitethroats were in good voice in the morning sun.
Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Wading Avocet

taken at RSBP Titchwell.
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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