Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dee Estuary

    Tuesday 3 May 2016 - Today's highlights

    Common tern by Anthony Lovatt Sparrowhawk - 1 over reserve Avocet - 31 nests on scrape Spotted redshank - 5 on scrape Ruff - 3 on scrape Redshank - 20+ on scrape Black-tailed godwit - 200+ on scrape Oystercatcher - 2 on scrape...
  • Dearne Valley

    It's getting warmer....

    Hello again, as I was coming home I was thinking that it's definitely got warmer out as the day has gone on. The forecast for tomorrow is lots of sunshine and warmer still! Fingers crossed :) Ali from the VC sent me the sightings today so thanks...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    May 3rd 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Black headed wagtail - 1 still present on the reserve although very flighty and elusive. Seen twice on the cut reed area south of the Island Hide twice this afternoon Hobby - 1 over reserve Wheatear - 1 on saltmarsh Greenshank - 1 on fresh marsh...
  • Langford Lowfields

    Spring has sprung....

    Well at least in terms of migrants it has - it didn't feel like it though last Thursday morning when I arrived to Langford in -2C! But despite the cooler weather, it has been lovely in the last few weeks to catch up with all our spring migrants and...
  • Charlie's Blacktoft Blog

    Female Montagu's - She's back!

    Wowzer! What an amazing bank holiday weekends birding down here on the sands with a whole host of fantastic species seen , and just to prove the point, this morning I managed to see in an hour and a half bittern, bearded tit, marsh harriers galore, avocets...
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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