Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Loch Garten osprey diary

    Sky Wars

    Odin’s woes continue. The injury to his leg is looking better today, and the snow has cleared however the battle with the rival male is not yet over. The intruder has continued to harass the nest and is clearly vying for EJ’s attention. Odin...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    April 27th 2015 - Today's highlights

    Grasshopper warbler - 1 reeling by screen on East Trail Red crested pochard - 6 around the reserve Spotted redshank - 4 on saltmarsh this morning Little ringed plover - 3 on fresh marsh Hobby - 1st of the year over the reedbed this afternoon...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Please don't pinch me - this dream is fantastic!

    Where in the world could you be? You could be in lots of amazing and exotic places with some fantastic birds but this weekend our little old wetland reserve here at Blacktoft provided some absolutely stunning birding for all our visitors that I'm...
  • The Lodge

    Bluebells are blooming

    One of the sp ring highlights at The Lodge is the wonderful display of bluebells on the path to the gardens. It seems that it's becoming more and more popular to come and enjoy these sweet scented flowers and last week a Canadian lady, who was staying...
  • Minsmere

    Amazing adders

    Minsmere's adders have proved extremely popular over the last few years, so we opened a dedicated adder trail this spring to make it easier to watch these amazing snakes without disturbing them. We also trained many of our guides to give them more...
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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