Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Get active in nature at Rainham Marshes!

    Get active at Rainham Marshes ! I wanted to give you a heads up of something exciting happening at Rainham Marshes! Coming soon is a very exciting project here at Rainham... The RSPB and Sport England have formed a partnership to encourage...
  • Frampton Marsh

    Bank Holiday Birding Bonanza

    Apologies for the relatively late notice but if you've never been to Frampton or Freiston or only visit a few times a year, THIS weekend could be spectacular. I've been following the weather and tide times and if the birding gods are feeling generous...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Calling all Chelsea fans

    We have had a fabulous number of Chelsea football programmes donated to our bookcycle scheme... Is anyone interested? We have too many to display on our shelves but would like them to go to a good home! This is only about 1/4 of our...
  • Marshside

    Postcard from Iceland

    We are eagerly awaiting the return of many of our special birds that come to Marshside to spend the winter and none more so than the pink-footed goose. The sight and sounds of vast skeins flying overhead is perhaps the most treasured aspect of winter...
  • Dearne Valley

    Three Redstarts....

    Hello again, I'll explain the title very soon but first, what a gorgeous morning we had at OM today. I don't know about this afternoon though, where I was it was sunny with frequent heavy showers....very heavy showers! Glorious morning from...
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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