Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Saltholme

    Sand Martins - a 2014 Success

    This has been the best year yet for our Sand Martin bank. One of our volunteers Brian D. keeps a close watch on their activity and his annual report shows how well they have done. Arriving mid March there was lots of activity in the last week of...
  • Dearne Valley

    Sightings on the 23rd of September

    Hello, the sightings today are again solely from the Barnsley Birders via Twitter @barnsleybsg should you wish to follow them... thanks guys! You might be interested in the roosting birds at Old Moor last night; 2 grey heron, 28 cormorants, 11 little...
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Seal Pup Birth

    Seal pups are being born all over the island’s beaches this week as we near peak season for pup births here in Pembrokeshire. With between 600 and 750 pups born on Ramsey each autumn there is never a better chance of witnessing a cow giving birth...
  • Minsmere


    We're stock-taking tomorrow (Wed 24 Sept) so the shop will be closing early at 3 pm. If you're visiting, please do your shopping before heading out onto the reserve. Normal service will be resumed on Thursday.
  • Conwy

    A closer look: binocular and telescope event

    Chris Lusted from our shop is passionate about helping people to see wildlife, so he has helped to organise our first Binocular and Telescope Day in The LookOut on Sunday 5 October. He’s written a blog to highlight how optical technology has improved...
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Tree sparrow next box- Clean out time!

This time every year (Sept) we take down all the tree sparrow nesting boxes on the reserve and clean...
Posted to: Portmore Lough - Gallery
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Is this my best side?

Posted to: Rye Meads
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Dung fungi

The aptly named dung fungi, growing up out of one of the konik pony deposits
Posted to: Portmore Lough - Gallery
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An elephant in my hand?

A stunning elephant hawk moth caterpillar found by one of our Virgin Media volunteers during their corporate...
Posted to: Portmore Lough - Gallery
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Common Darter Dragfly

Bleived to be immature male Common Darter not yet acquired its full colour
Posted to: Leighton Moss
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Bath time!
Posted to: Carsington Water
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Posted to: Carsington Water
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FDL Kestrel

18/05/2012 Near Moore Lake.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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FDL Large wave approaches on Drayton.

Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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FDL Little Egret

22/11/2012 I was watching this Egret for a while, it knows that fish get swept from the flooding ditch...
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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FDL Long-Tail Tit.

21/02/2012 Beautiful Long-Tail Tit browsing on an old gnarly Hawthorn.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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FDL Male Wigeon.

Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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