Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Campfield Marsh

    Sightings from the Reserve - 4th February

    Thanks John Howard for the following observation after visiting the Reserve mid afternoon:- " I met a man who said he had just seen a Yellowhammer but it didn't show itself for me. I then went and spent a couple of hours in the hide and while...
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Three's a crowd

    With the first week of March nearly over our chough should start nest building any day now. The first date in 2014 was 9th March, with the final pair not starting until 21st March. Most of the regular pairs are together in their territories and are bust...
  • Not reed cutting

    Not reed cutting; merlin again; red kite

    Further to my last message, we will not be cutting reeds this coming weekend. The adult male merlin was seen again on Tuesday 3rd, flying over fields near the reserve. Today's highlight was a red kite that was mobbed by a male lapwing as it...
  • Dearne Valley

    The day of no sightings!

    Hello, well not really but I'm afraid I don't have the sightings from the book today as I didn't get back from work in time to ring up, so, what to do? 1) blog... 2) ..a 'sort of' blog.... I went for the 2nd one so if...
  • Broadwater Warren

    Wildlife Roundup

    This week a pair of Grey Wagtails have returned to Broadwater Warren at the Decoy pond. This is where they successfully reared two broods last year. Flocks of Meadow Pipits can still be seen feeding on the heaths as well as a pair of Stonechats near...
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...
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...
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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...
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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