Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Leighton Moss

    Awesome Autumnwatch #3

    Goodness me, what a tense show last night's Autumnwatch was! Right from the word go, there was action from the underwater cam - an eel , a stickleback and then finally, an otter ! From large mammals to tiny ones - I was then gripped by the rodent...
  • Saltholme

    For the love of Sand Martins

    This week the volunteer work party has been hard at work (as usual), pulling vegetation in front of the reserve's successful artificial sand martin bank. Sand martins ( Riparia riparia ) more usually nest in colonies on riverbanks, as their scientific...
  • Baron's Haugh

    The whoopers have arrived!

    New seasons bring new wildlife delights at Baron's Haugh. Many of our winter visitors have now arrived. As the water levels in the wetlands rise after the autumn wader migration season, wildfowl that have spent the summer in the far north are starting...
  • Strumpshaw Fen and the Broads

    Strumpshaw Fen sightings 31/10/2014

    Here's a quick round up from Ben... The flood waters have now receded and the full trail is once again open, the path beyond tower hide and along the Lackford Run is particularly muddy so wellies are recommended. After an initial exodus of wildfowl...
  • Campfield Marsh

    Autumn Ramblings.

    Gazing forelornly out of my living room window across the Solway Basin at the continuous rain and mist that didn’t look as if it would let up, I began to contemplate that I would change the purpose of the massive bridge I am building at present...
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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
Posted to: The Lodge
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Bee on purple flower

I took this photo in the formal gardens at The Lodge - great for insects!
Posted to: The Lodge
by 90

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
by 129


Smooth newts can be seen in the smaller ponds at The Lodge. This was taken at the pond on the old heath...
Posted to: The Lodge
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The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
Posted to: The Lodge
by 143

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
by 129

Hornet mimicing hoverfly

We saw this beast on one of the buddleia bushes at The Lodge. It's cool isn't it?
Posted to: The Lodge
by 122

Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
by 76

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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Posted to: Loch garten ospreys
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