Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Minsmere

    Suffolk's Only Island

    This Saturday the Minsmere Wildlife Explorers set off for Suffolk’s only island. Two boats of eager explorers departed Orford quay and crossed the choppy waters to the stunning Havergate Island. We were lucky that the sun was out and the warm September...
  • Dearne Valley

    GWE - Sightings, 26 Sept.

    Hi Folks! Drizzle may well have dominated the day but I maintain that some of the best birding days I’ve had have been wild ones. Perhaps it’s the fact that birds have to work that bit harder on days like these and that, of course, makes them...
  • Ynys-hir

    Recent sightings 26/09/16

    Ceredigion Moths were back with us on the 11th this month, trapping some of the more autumnal species such as pink-barred sallow, centre-barred sallow, and frosted orange, which gave a seasonal feel to the session. Other species included; copper underwing...
  • Fen Drayton Lakes

    Autumn at Fen Drayton Lakes

    Autumn is here! While for some the countdown is on to the start of spring (174 days, if you are interested!), I absolutely love this time of year. My jumpers are unpacked and I am l can't wait for the colourful and crisp walks that this season brings...
  • Dungeness

    Take a closer look – binocular and telescope event – 1st and 2nd October 2016

    Thinking of buying binoculars or a telescope? Whether you know a bit or don't know where to start, come to the RSPB Dungeness Visitor Centre on Saturday 1 st and Sunday 2 nd October 2016 between 10am and 4pm and get some hands on advice from our...
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.
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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...
Posted to: Titchwell Marsh
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