Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Minsmere

    A good tern and another

    I was eagerly optimistic as I left my desk at lunch time and walked down to Bittern Hide. I had recently heard over the radio that there had been many sightings of bitterns in flight today and I thought that today may be the day that I saw a bittern for...
  • Dearne Valley

    Nearly May - Sightings 29th April

    Hello, here are the sightings from today! I'm afraid I'm going to cheat a bit as I've just got home and I'm going out soon, I'm putting up a photo of the book today which was kindly sent to me by Jenny from the VC. If you...
  • Frampton Marsh

    Frampton Sightings 22 - 29 April 2016

    Howdy folks! Chris here with another weekly round-up of the week's news. Well, that weather's not been doing us any favours, but there's some gold in them thar hill...... er, flat bits. So let's move 'em on and head 'em up. Time...
  • Ham Wall

    Recent Sightings at RSPB Ham Wall - 29.04.2016

    Another interesting, wildlife packed, week on the reserve this week. You could be fooled into thinking it was winter at times on the reserve this week until you hear the chattering of Reed warblers in the reed beds, the calls of Cuckoo, booms of Bitterns...
  • Mersehead

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 23rd - 29th April

    The wildlife at Mersehead has been braving this week’s bizarre weather and even flourishing despite it. Bluebells are out in the woodland and young are emerging. Nine mallard ducklings can be seen from the visitor centre. We hope it won’t...
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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