Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Woodland closed today...

    Morning everyone , The woodland will be closed today due to the high winds. Picture by Jodie Randall ( The trails and hides are open - but you can't do a full circuit, you'll have to turn back at the Ken Barrett hide...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Rampaging Ron...

    Lots of Ron Weasel activity at the moment with frequent visitor encounters with our feisty mustilid friend. The Boardwalks seem to be the best place to catch up with him but watch out because Sid Stoat is also on the prowl.... (Michael Jones) ...
  • Dearne Valley

    Monday and the Sightings from Old Moor....

    Hello, I haven't seen the book today so the sightings are taken solely from the Barnsley Birders via Twitter (@Barnsleybsg). This evening - a barn owl, a peregrine and 7 black tailed godwits. This afternoon on Wath Ings there was a jack snipe...
  • Marazion Marsh

    Willow bashing and reed cutting begins

    The volunteers have made a great start on the winter habitat work. Last Tuesday, we entered Longrock Pool by boat and cleared the edge of the reedbed to create loathing platforms for the birds. Volunteers also made a good progress removing the willow...
  • Dungeness

    Cattle be an Egret

    Could it be a cattle egret in amongst….the cattle? On the 1 st of October to everyone’s excitement, a cattle egret was sighted in the Boulderwall Fields in and amongst the cows (what a shocker). Since then, it has been seen every day....
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
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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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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