Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Pausing for Reflection...

    Two of our younger visitors have got a good eye for not just the wildlife of the marshes. Our metal dragonfly sculptures (modelled on Black-tailed Skimmers in case you were wondering) have been out there for about six or so years now and are part of the...
  • Dearne Valley

    Moo! Keeping the Cattle Out... A new reserve blog from Derek

    Hi everyone I'm back with a second blog for you, aimed at keeping you in touch with some of the work the team get up to out on the reserve. Sometimes we get taken away from our normal tasks to do "emergency" work, and today I'd...
  • Blean Woods

    Bluebell time

    The bluebells are now in full flower and well worth a walk to see them. In some places the celandines and wood anemones are not yet over and the lady’s smocks beginning to make an appearance as well so there is plenty to see. The photos below were...
  • Forsinard Flows

    Frog Blog

    Frog Blog by Anna Jemmett In the visitor centre at Forsinard we have a great aquarium display, with a tank, information boards and species ID cards, but it has been empty over the winter. So last week, I decided to collect some common frog ( Rana temporaria...
  • Dearne Valley

    Sightings Thursday 24th April

    Usual start with all the usual suspects reported in the bird garden, m/f chaffinch, m/f mallard, m/f bullfinch. magpie. stock dove,woodpigeon, grey squirrel, yellow hammer, greenfinch, great tit, pheasant, robin and reed bunting. A cuckoo was heard...
Latest photos
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Osprey from Ynys-hir

Photo by Rhys Thatcher
Posted to: Ynys-hir
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RSPB shop

There's more to the RSPB shop than just bird food and binoculars, check out the lovely gifts
Posted to: Carsington Water
by 241

Kittiwake family

Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 180

Spotted flycatcher,late leaving?

Taken yesterday at RSPB Nagshead. There were a pair of these on the approach to the reserve , but not...
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
by 109

Red Kite Battle Zone

There were quite a few Red Kites at the reserve today, they were constantly being harassed by the lapwing...
Posted to: Otmoor
by 127

Kingfisher @the Marsh Covert Hide

Posted to: Dee Estuary
by 68

Farne Islands Puffin

Inner Farne, July 2012 - sorry Bempton!
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 136

Hawfinch feeding Juvenile.

Found on the short trail , well up in the canopy. I'd like to think this is an unusual Photograph...
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
by 133

Greater water boatman

Photo by Craig Mansell
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 170


Kingfisher looking for it's next meal, taken at the Eric Morecambe. Glad to say it found a few fish...
Posted to: Leighton Moss
by 105

Great white egret

A rare sighting of a great white egret on the reserve. 15/10/11 Photo by Laurie Wright
Posted to: Ynys-hir
by 155

Long-tailed Tit side view

Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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