Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Charlie's Blacktoft Blog

    Young marsh harriers take to the sky!

    Plenty happening on site at the moment with the first broods of marsh harriers starting to spread their wings and fly high in the Marshland sky. Lots of other young birds appearing too particularly broods of fledged reed and sedge warbler which is particularly...
  • Fairburn Ings

    Joe: an evening at Charlie's

    For the last three months I have been the Warden Intern at Fairburn Ings, living close to the reserve in Fairburn village. One of the perks of being a residential volunteer is being able to spend time on the reserve when things are quiet, early in the...
  • Fen Drayton Lakes

    The art of deception...

    Fans of orchids will bee (!) pleased to hear that a bee orchid is in flower at Fen Drayton Lakes. Bee Orchid (Andy Hay, rspb-images) Whilst the bee orchid is relatively common in the UK, it is nevertheless a fascinating plant and well worth...
  • Mersehead

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 25th June - 1st July

    Even though the breeding season is tailing off, we’ve seen a few gems this week. The first was a new bumblebee to the reserve: the tree bumblebee ( Bombus hypnorum ). It was spotted along the path to Bruaich Hide amidst about 50 buff- and white...
  • Forsinard Flows

    A Grand Day Out for Rainbows and Guides

    For the Visitor Experience Team, we are now in our busiest time of year. As well as holidaymakers, over the past few weeks classes from many local schools have visited the reserve for a fun and educational day out in the run up to the end of term. On...
Latest photos
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Lovely Gannet with nesting material

Captured at Bempton in the spring.
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 473

Atlantic Puffin on cliffside

14 June 2014
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 320

Stonechat female

Pair of Stonechats on top of small bushes
Posted to: Aylesbeare Common
by 383

Great Grey Shrike

RSPB Aylesbeare Common
Posted to: Aylesbeare Common
by 395

Hen Harrier

This female was taken on the morning of the 21st of November from the main visitors center at Burton...
Posted to: Dee Estuary
by 206

Great Grey Shrike

taken at Crabtree hill
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
by 202

High Tide at Church Norton spit

Posted to: Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve - Gallery
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dartford warbler

Posted to: Aylesbeare Common
by 405

Bar Headed Goose

Seen on 7th July 2013 with group of Canada Geese
Posted to: Conwy
by 243

Common Crossbill -male

Taken at Serridge ridge
Posted to: Gloucestershire reserves
by 184

Northern Gannets with chick

14 June 2014
Posted to: Bempton Cliffs
by 334

Lazy Lizard

Posted to: Dee Estuary
by 200