Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Four seasons in one day - Sightings, 2 Mar.

    Hi Folks! Now normally I try to sum up the weather in the Dearne Valley in a line or two at the start of my blog but I have the feeling that I’d need several paragraphs today! Let’s just say it was “changeable” this morning and...
  • Fowlmere

    Reed cutting on 7th or 8th March

    It is unfortunate that we have had to start cutting reeds at weekends, but we have almost run out of time before the lapwings and water rails start nesting. I can't remember ever doing this job at weekends before. Usually it is done on weekdays...
  • Newport Wetlands

    The Biking Birder

    Tomorrow we will be expecting a very special visit from an avid cyclist and fundraiser. Gary Prescott (aka The Biking Birder ) is undertaking the challenge of visiting every RSPB and WWT reserve in the UK during the 2015 calendar year, and hoping to...
  • Langford Lowfields

    March volunteer Sunday....

    Volunteer Sunday was upon us once again yesterday - March already! It was a glorious, if very blustery morning, but 9 people arrived for a spot of hedge planting and reed panicle collection. The hedge on the north western boundary of the site was beginning...
  • Minsmere

    Sun, sand and birds

    Guest blog by Stephen Mitchell-Cox, volunteer reserve assistant On Tuesday 17 February we took part in the annual beached birds survey ( 2014 results here ). As a reserve along the Suffolk coast we were asked to survey the beach between Aldeburgh’s...
Latest photos
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Canada Geese 21st Feb 2015

Splashing about on the water
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Oystercatcher 21st Feb 2015

Taken at Old Moor
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Gold and a gadwall

It was nice to see a bit of warm light on the water and the feathers.
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Gorgeous Goldfinches

Gorgeous Goldfinches
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Adwick Robin Singing

Singing away this lunchtime despite the impending rain storm and strong winds.
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This robin was watching me has I started my patrol of Edderthorpe today.

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Is this a female Stonechat?

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Stonechat (I think) Bolton Ings

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Goosander pair

I think he was trying to get some peace and quiet - it didn't work!
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Weasel on reedbed track near screen

Heavily cropped image as I couldn't keep up with it!
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Male Yellowhammer

Tree Sparrow Farm
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Resplendent Redwing

Tree Sparrow Farm screen at eye level.
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