Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    After work sightings again....

    Hello, the sightings today are once again taken from the Barnsley Birders via Twitter. The roost at Old Moor last night had 600+ golden plover, 10 black tailed godwits, 3 ruff, 3 spotted redshank, 3 green sandpiper, 7 grey herons, 21+ cormorants, 9...
  • Forsinard Flows

    Seawatching!

    We are lucky in the UK to have 23 species of cetacean seen in our waters, from the little harbour porpoise to the second largest of all the whales, the fin whale. The North and West coasts of Scotland have some of the best places to see species such as...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    On the move

    Just a (fairly) short post from me today. I have been visiting my parents on the south coast this weekend and migration was well on the way down there. We saw hundreds of swallows and meadow pipits migrating over Portland Bill yesterday. There were also...
  • Minsmere

    The colour is purple

    There's still a good selection of wading birds on the Scrape, but one has been stealing the show for birdwatchers this week: a beautiful purple sandpiper. These are usually birds of rocky shores, which means there are few reliable places to see them...
  • Rye Meads

    Vis Mig 14 October 2014

    Hello All In con-junction with the Rye Meads Ringing Group (RMRG) we will be holding a Vis Mig (visible migration) event on Sunday 12 October 2014, 7 am - 11 am. Join us outside the visitor center from 7 am as we monitor the passage of migrants...
Latest photos
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bearded tit

visited reserve on Tue 9th Oct and was lucky enough to see and photograph ( best i could get given distance...
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Bearded Tit

Bearded Tit from Tue 18th June
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bearded tits

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Bearded Tits

More of the Bearded Tits
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Beardy on 29/12/2013

Lucky to spot this lone one on sunday with Ken C
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Birds coming to visitor feeders

Caught this goldfinch and chaffinch in mid flight closing in on feeder.
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Bittern

Bittern flying
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Bittern

flying out of reeds at lakenheath fen today 4/2/12
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Bittern

A bittern doing its best to remain concealed. Matthew
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Bittern

This chap skulked around the pond at Joist Viewpoint all day, with a couple of brief moments in the open
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Bittern

Taken by my remote trail camera at new joist fen viewpoint,just coming into view.
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Bittern

Little further in view .
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