Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Warming Up Nicely - Sightings, 24 Aug.

    Hi Folks! It was another glorious sunny one in the Dearne Valley today with acres of sunshine and hardly a breath of a breeze. Ice-cream sales were through the roof and I’m very glad to say that Old Moor was very, very busy. Visitors today included...
  • Northward Hill

    Swifts, swiftly gone

    A few blogs ago I was writing about how short a period some of our summer migrants are with us on the reserve. Now as I haven't seen a Swift overhead at Northward Hill or Cliffe Pools for about 2/3 weeks I can safely say most have left to begin their...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    August 24th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Curlew sandpiper - 8 on fresh marsh Little stint - 2 juveniles on fresh marsh today Juvenile little stint by Andy Thompson Greenshank - 25 on fresh marsh this morning then 8 flew west Common sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh Spoonbill - 15...
  • The Lodge

    First flyover of the 'Flying bum'

    The morning started well with two spotted flycatchers and a willow warbler catching insects from the edge of the trees in the overflow car park. Ravens were calling from the new heath and the corner of Sandy Ridge, close to the Gatehouse. The hobbies...
  • Pulborough Brooks

    Clouded yellows and cuckoo - a sightings update

    Thanks to volunteer Gary for his report and photo. Green sandpiper at Winpenny Hide. Another hot and sunny day at Pulborough Brooks. First stop was west mead and as I walked into the empty hide something flew very close to the windows and landed...
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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