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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Pheasant among the Bluebells

By Hail's View, Woodland Walk.
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Garden at Saltholme
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Tulips in Saltholme's garden
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One of the two lambs being looked after at Saltholme
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Two little lambs

The mother of these lambs got confused and adopted some others - now these two need the help of humans
Posted to: Saltholme
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One of a few shots I took, but saving the best ones!

One of a series of >12 shots of a pair of bitterns over the reedbeds from this morning, keeping the...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time, thanks to percy-verence

A pair of Bitterns over the reedbeds this morning
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Otmoor Cuckoo 22nd April 2014

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Peregrine in Sheffield

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Lapwing Redmires

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Bluebell at Barnburgh

This from last weekend - early bluebells up on the limestone crags above Barnbugh village.
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Avocets mating

Note the colour rings on the male. The dismount was rather inelegant!
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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