Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Rainham Marshes

    Nature's Got Talent!

    Nature's Got Talent - vote to save it! (Please visit the site to view this video) A vote for Bob is a vote for nature. http://www.voteforbob.co.uk P.S. The above is what happens when you give Howard squirrel and hedgehog cuddly toys...
  • Leighton Moss

    Guess who's back?!

    We're utterly over the moon that BBC Autumnwatch have decided to base themselves here for the second year in a row. The whole kit and caboodle arrived over the past couple of days and now they're all very much here, set up, and out and about capturing...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Wennington works - X marks the spot...

    Hello, You've probably seen the couple of blogs about the works going on over on Wennington - creating a series of new shallow scrapes and drains across the marsh that would considerably enhance the marsh for wildlife... (If not, find out more...
  • South Essex

    Lots of bearded tits

    Bearded tit (by Andy Hay (rspb-images.com) Bearded tits have been particularly active recently; now is a great time of year to see them as young birds flock up in preparation to disperse and find new homes. Vange Marsh is the best place to see them...
  • Dearne Valley

    Belated....

    Hello, here are the sightings from yesterday which are taken solely from the Barnsley Birders on twitter... Great news that a bittern was seen yesterday afternoon at Old Moor! There was a whooper swan on the Mere first thing, it then flew off towards...
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
by 89

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
by 127

Newt

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
by 125

Baaaaa!

The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
by 141

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
by 129

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
by 122

Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 133

Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 70

The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 75

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
by 103

ODIN THE MAGNIFICENT

Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 62
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