Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Rainham Marshes

    Baby Boom...

    With a glorious September behind us it was not surprising that our Common Lizard population boomed. 2014 had been a poor year for them here and we reckon that many got flooded out and drowned during the very mild but incredibly wet winter. However...
  • Mull of Galloway - Blog

    Recent sightings: strange comings and goings

    The Mull of Galloway in September and October is a fascinating place to be. The cliffs have fallen silent as the last of the breeding seabirds the fulmars, kittiwakes and their chicks have finally moved out to sea. Time then to turn our attentions to...
  • Islay - Blog

    Invasion!

    Well, maybe slightly optimistic at this point, but after Thursdays inspiring count a wee check on Sunday showed a whole 26! If geese featured in a James Bond flick this is basically the opening title sequence. The wind is still coming in strong...
  • Saltholme

    Nettle-Taps

    At the weekend, I was walking by the Wildlife watchpoint hide when I noticed a number of moths resting on a dandelion head. These are Nettle-taps ( Anthophila fabriciana ), fairly common and widespread micromoths that fly during the day. They feed...
  • Minsmere

    Everything is (not) awesome

    On Sunday 21 September we organised a beach clean at Minsmere as part of the annual Beachwatch weekend, organised by the Marie Conservation Society (MCS). Groups of volunteers were out and about around the coasts of the UK collecting, recording and bagging...
Latest photos
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Two Hobbies

Taken at Anglers C.P. this afternoon there were two I wonder if they were the same two that were seen...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Portrait of a Kingfisher.

Field pool west hide.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Cormorant 2

Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Gadwall 1

Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Cormorant 1

Posted to: Radipole Lake
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Eurasian teal

A flash of green in the mud.
Posted to: Minsmere
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Purple Sand

Its still blue!
Posted to: Minsmere
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Purple sandpiper

No its not!!!!!!! Its blue!
Posted to: Minsmere
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Stoat

Seen off Newton Lane near New Flash 29 September 2014
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Love those wing patterns on the pinkfoots

Posted to: Loch Leven
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Autumn pink-footed arrivals

Posted to: Loch Leven
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Gorgeous Red Kite

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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