Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Bumper Baby Boom

    Evening all ... firstly apologies for the lack of blog posts from me of late - so much to do and not enough hours in the day... So what has been going on on the wildlife front? Well, spring is on the wane and despite the recent drop in temperature...
  • Dearne Valley

    Gems - Sightings, 25 May.

    Hi Folks! The exciting thing about rainy days is that the colours of spring shift: all those fresh greens become darker, more intense. The birds too go from matt to gloss and carry on about their spring business just like any other day. Sometimes,...
  • Minsmere

    Little terns return

    Guest blog by Emily Irving-Witt, Lead little tern warden for Suffolk Little terns We should feel privileged that little terns (Sterna albifrons), the UK's second rarest breeding tern and an extremely rare breeding seabird, decide to breed on...
  • Ouse Fen (Hanson-RSPB Wetland Project) - Blog

    A mysterious booming noise...

    If you live in the village of Over, or the surrounding area, you might have heard some mysterious booming noises over the past couple of months. It may have sounded a bit like someone blowing over the top of a bottle. You have probably been listening...
  • Fen Drayton Lakes

    The ins and outs of willow weaving....

    Weave some magic at RSPB Fen Drayton Lakes nature reserve For people looking to try something different this summer, RSPB Fen Drayton Lakes is hosting a willow weaving workshop on their lakeside reserve. This workshop, run by RSPB volunteer Alan...
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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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