Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Three Year Firsts!

    Hello, it's been a glorious day at Old Moor with lots and lots of sunshine....lots! The title refers to three year firsts for me today, a whitethroat, a wasp and a little holly blue butterfly! The whitethroat was singing away on Green Lane at the...
  • Loch Garten osprey diary

    War Wounds

    Did I walk too far into the Forward Hide and end up in Narnia? Loch Garten has done a U-turn on its path to summer and is now back on the road to the snowy conditions of winter. As EJ shelters the eggs from the snow flurry, she is rapidly disappearing...
  • Tudeley Woods - Blog

    Wildlife Roundup 26th April

    The first common whitethroat was seen on yew tree field during the week as well as the first swallows being seen flying over the reserve. A pair of stonechat continues to be seen on Pembury heath. A garden warbler was heard singing in Brakeybank meadow...
  • Broadwater Warren

    Wildlife Roundup 26th April

    The first Cuckoo of the year was heard during the week at Broadwater Warren as well as the first common whitethroat . Willow warblers have started to be heard singing along the eastern track with several males displaying, blackcaps have also been seen...
  • Langford Lowfields

    Latest WeBS....

    It was WeBS time again this week and volunteers Stuart and Roger kindly conducted the survey this month. It's getting quieter on the wildfowl front at this time of year, but the presence of breeding waders (and of course the chance of something good...
Latest photos
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Coal tit on window feeder

This cheeky fellow landed on my window feeder at The Lodge to grab a sunflower seed
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Bee on purple flower

I took this photo in the formal gardens at The Lodge - great for insects!
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Damselfly loveheart

The old swimming pool in the gardens is now a whopping big wildlife pond. Take a look during spring and...
Posted to: The Lodge
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Smooth newts can be seen in the smaller ponds at The Lodge. This was taken at the pond on the old heath...
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The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
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Autumn splendour

The gardens look great right through the year at The Lodge. Here's a view of the back of the 19th...
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Hornet mimicing hoverfly

We saw this beast on one of the buddleia bushes at The Lodge. It's cool isn't it?
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Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
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Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
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The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
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The earth moved

Well it's started this small beast will move upto 40 tons in a load but it will still take 3 months...
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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