Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Frampton Marsh

    Frampton Marsh and Freiston Shore recent sightings, 17 - 23 October 2014

    There's been a distinct wintery feel in both air and birds, though this was temporarily shelved on the 23rd with 5 swallows hawking over the reedbed! Summer hasn't left us just yet it seems. Geese and duck numbers are both on the up and are looking...
  • Exe Estuary

    Chapel Wood, Spreacombe

    This week we vistited Chapel Wood , near Woolacombe . This small RSPB reserve is a mixed woodland, mostly Oak/Beech. . The name comes from Spreacombe Chapel and Well, the ruin of which is just to the right as you walk through the main entrance. ...
  • Crook of Baldoon

    Walk on the Wildside

    It is that time again Autumn is here marking the transition from Summer to Winter, deciduous trees shedding leaves offering a spectacle of colours and wintering birds coming in by the numbers. The remnants of hurricane Gonzalo have been and gone and...
  • Langford Lowfields

    Still on the wing

    I had a late common blue butterfly on the wing this morning on the visitor trails at the eastern end of the boardwalk. The butterfly was feeding on the last remaining ragwort flowers - a good source of late nectar there. Clouded yellow was still flying...
  • Ynys-hir

    Ynys-hir Recent Sightings 11th-24th October 2014

    Hi, Welcome to an eventful fortnightly addition of the sightings blog. With so much going on at this time of year it’s been difficult to pick a highlight, however two daytime sightings of otter, one from Domen Las Hide (20 th ) and one from the...
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...
Posted to: The Lodge
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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.
Posted to: The Lodge
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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...
Posted to: The Lodge
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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...
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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