Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    The Sightings Today - 3rd March

    Hello, it's my turn today and the sightings are from the book. I'll start with Wombwell Ings where there were sightings of 2 oystercatcher, 2 shelduck, a kingfisher, golden plover and a little egret. Next it's the sightings from the...
  • Orkney

    Latest Happenings - 03/03/2015

    Here's the latest Latest Happenings! Hi Everybody There is not too much happening just now but I have a couple of things to tell you about . . . . Winter Bird Race Only four teams took part this time but competition was keen,...
  • Rainham Marshes

    One Bittern, Quite Shy

    Our elusive Bittern is still out on the marsh although it has been seen now two days on the trot as it has headed out onto Wennington Marsh. Joan Burton got some fantastic shots as it flew right in front of her... she wandered back into the centre with...
  • Minsmere

    Celebrating World Wildlife Day

    Today, 3 March is the UN World Wildlife Day. In celebration, I thought I'd share a pictorial overview of some of Minsmere's amazing wildlife. Let's start with otters . Late winter and early spring is always the best time to see these popular...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    3 March recent sightings: A right old song and dance

    Good morning. We have had another great couple of days here. I will begin though with a picture I have not shared yet: A roe deer grazing alongside the entrance track: Image credit: Matt Walton Roy and Emma spent most of the day out on the...
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!
Posted to: The Lodge
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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...
Posted to: The Lodge
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The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
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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...
Posted to: The Lodge
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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?
Posted to: The Lodge
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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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