Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Another First - Sightings, 27 June

    Hi Folks! It was another great day in the Dearne Valley today. When I got to Old Moor, I headed straight for the Bittern Hide to pick up the latest news. It was great to see the place was packed with visitors all eager to catch a glimpse of those bitterns...
  • Strumpshaw Fen and the Broads

    Quick update 27 June

    We still have a few swallowtails on the wing with two seen today near the pond dipping platform, plenty of dragonflies as well as kingfishers and a few bittern sightings. The heavy rain has made quite a few of our paths a bit soggy so if you are visiting...
  • Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve

    Wildlife Explorers (WEx) help hoverflies in the name of science

    Our Pagham Seals Wildlife Explorers (WEx Group) have been busy making hoverfly lagoons to help the University of Sussex citizen science project, The Buzz Club, understand which material and environment provides the best habitat for hoverflies to reproduce...
  • Lake Vyrnwy

    Lake Fernwy

    In our recent RSPB magazine, Natures Home, it stated that 16,000 species have been found on RSPB reserves across the UK. It then breaks it down to the top 10 reserves and also the reserve with the most species of a certain taxonomic group (birds, dragonflies...
  • Fen Drayton Lakes

    1st St. Mary's Over Beaver Scouts

    Last week, the 1st St. Mary's Over Beaver Scouts visited Fen Drayton Lakes for a lake dipping session. Read on to find out what they discovered in the lake! Max - Aged 7 The landscape at Fen Drayton Lakes is very green and very pretty. We...
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...
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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...
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