Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Rainham Marshes

    Miners are out...

    Mining Bees that is..... there are many species of these smaller relatives of the humble Bumbles and most are quite tricky to identify. Early spring is often a good time for some of the easier species and in recent weeks we have had several types photographed...
  • Campfield Marsh

    T'was a very 'Good' Friday.

    April 18th proved to be just that: the most beautiful of sunny days and the air was full of bird song. A short walk down the Lonning revealed all sorts of delights. Photo record below. The hawthorn hedges have suddenly sprung into life. The new...
  • Dearne Valley

    Wednesday 23rd April - Happy St Georges Day

    Now the sightings from today including all the usual suspects from the bird garden (as yesterday), and a bittern heard booming around 9.45 am. On Adwick were a pair of gargany, yellow wagtail, wheatear, lapwing, avocet and LRP. From Wath Ings were...
  • Dearne Valley

    Tuesday 22nd - a little delayed

    Hi all, I hope you enjoyed the Easter weekend it was great to see so many of you here. Apologies for the delay of Tuesdays sightings but we had a report of suspected hare coursing at Adwick just as I was about to sit down and write. Unfortunately nobody...
  • Islay - Blog

    Oa otter

    Getting up at dawn for surveys always seems like a struggle until you are outside and rewarded with a beautiful sunrise, and usually with some fabulous wildlife encounters. This chap was very successfully hunting small trout in the shallows...
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Goldfinch

Posted to: Greylake
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Raven at Galley hill

On Easter Monday I decided to make a visit to Sandy heath and after seeing a pair of lesser redpolls...
Posted to: The Lodge
by 2

Preening the Wings

Kingfisher preening its wings
Posted to: Rye Meads
by 3

Green Woodpecker

Only time for one snap before it flew.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 5

Hide pathway

Moore lake now joins the pond on the left of pathway to hide pic from guided track.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 6

Lesser Whitethroat ?

I have this down as a Lesser Whitethroat. ID not helped by having to photograph against the light. ...
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 7

Male Bullfinch

In the hedgrow by Ferry Pond
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 5

Blackcap female

This lady was in the trees next to the caravan parking spot
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 9

Brown Hawker

If you look carefully, you might see the wing of a blue damselfly captured by the dragonfly.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 7

Chiffchaff possibly

No song, no help. Taken opposite the entrance to the main carpark.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 13

Cormorant

Juvenile showing off his weskit high above an island in Ferry Lagoon.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 9

Crested Grebe.

Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 7
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