Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Beckingham Marshes

    Article for August edition of Beckingham Parish News

    Firstly an update on the pair of Barn Owls and their young. Last month I mentioned that there were four young birds. There were actually six eggs that hatched and grew to a good size. I’ve recently only counted five of them on the camera monitor...
  • Leighton Moss

    Great whites are alright

    As Leighton Moss is celebrating 50 golden years of giving nature a home this year, once a week we have been looking back on different elements of the site and what makes it so special. For the past few weeks the reserve has been home to not one, not...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Wader numbers pick up a little

    Over the last couple of days the wader numbers and variety seem to have picked up a little being further boosted by the arrival of the first juveniles fresh in from their Northern breeding grounds. With the water levels low on several lagoons this...
  • The Lodge

    The Lodge gardens in summer

    We have two full time gardeners', Val the Head Gardener and Nick, who organically manage the gardens at The Lodge and keep them looking amazing and great for wildlife throughout the year. Nick is keeping me supplied with images to use on our blogs...
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Thanks Jamie, now it’s Bill

    Hello, this is Bill McCarthy and I am the new Residential Volunteer at Bempton Cliffs. I will be here until the 27 th August. I am a Primary Teacher in The Netherlands and I am volunteering in my Summer holidays. Swapping kids for birds! First of all...
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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