Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Glorious Evening!

    Hello! I've just got back from Old Moor and what a glorious evening it is! There's 'quite a lot' again so off I go. The reedbed screen has once again been very busy and a great place to spend a couple of hours or so. Visitors to the...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    July 30th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Short eared owl - 1 hunting over the grazing meadow all day Barn owl - 1 hunting along East Trail Spotted redshank - 1 on fresh marsh Wood sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh close to Island Hide Spoonbill - 6 on fresh marsh Greenshank - 1 on...
  • Islay - Blog

    All the pretty things...

    Some lovely wildflowers in full bloom just now on the Oa. This picture shows just a fraction of the heath spotted orchids on show and below, some harebells. Also, lots of young fledgling birds about at present. On one stretch of barb wire today...
  • Mull of Galloway - Blog

    What's the porpoise of seawatching?

    This week there is a National Whale and Dolphin Watch led by the charity Seawatch Foundation. They aim to track the distribution of whales, dolphins and porpoises around the UK. Since last Saturday, volunteers have been seawatching around our coastline...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Big Wild Sleepout at Rainham Marshes - book now!

    There's nothing like spending time outdoors after dark - with nocturnal creatures taking over the night shift, it's like entering another world. Most importantly, we want you to experience nature in a new and inspiring way and, of course, have...
Latest photos
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Passenger on Sleeve

I just came in from dead-heading roses in the garden in Darfield and spotted this rather beautiful beast...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Heavily-Laden Bee

Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Sparrowhawk 29/July/2015

Went for a kingfisher and came home with this.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Juvenile marsh harriers

from the drewer hide Juvenile marsh harriers
Posted to: Fowlmere
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'Teenager' Little Grebe

Just outside Reedbed Hide. Displayed plenty of 'attitude'.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Nesting Reed Warbler

Near Dipping Ponds
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Family day at the concrete bridge

Hi At the concrete bridge today there was a Tufted Duck with 2 ducklings, a Mallard with 7 ducklings...
Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Stepping Out! Hoverfly on Wild Rose

The reserve is literally buzzing with insects in July - here a Hoverfly had just enjoyed a feast found...
Posted to: Coombes & Churnet Valley
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Foxgloves near Clough Meadow Cottage

Posted to: Coombes & Churnet Valley
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Juv Bittern 5

All taken from the 'stilty hide' while doing the Bittern monitoring.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Juv Bittern 4

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Juv Bittern 3

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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