Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dove Stone

    Sightings - 6 May

    At Binn Green we had chaffinch, greenfinch, goldfinch, siskin, blue tit, great tit, great spotted woodpecker, blackbird, redpoll, wood pigeon, a pair of jays and a pair of mallard! Down at Ashway Gap - in the adjoining spillway was a very active dipper...
  • Rye Meads

    Goodbye from me!

    Hi all, Debs here. Just a little post for those of you that don't already know, to say that I am leaving Rye Meads and that tomorrow will be my last day as Visitor Experience Officer here on the reserve. I wanted to thank you all for making...
  • Frampton Marsh

    Frampton Marsh recent sightings 30 April - 6 May

    Howdy folks! Welcome once again to another set of weekly sightings from Frampton marsh. And lets kick off with the headline news, a black-winged stilt! First seen on Tuesday, it has been delighting visitors since. Except on Thursday when it wandered...
  • Dungeness

    Dungeness weekly update 6th May 2016

    What a gorgeous day today, finally the warm weather is here and it’s looking like it will stay for the weekend! Today our warden team were putting out the floating raft, hoping to entice terns to nest on it. You will be able to see it from Dennis’...
  • Dearne Valley

    Terns - Sightings 6th May

    Hello again, the big news today is that we've had two species of visiting terns! 2 black terns and 2 common terns were seen on the Mere today and also from here, a bittern was seen in flight - presumably over the reedbeds. Black terns are small...
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
Posted to: The Lodge
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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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