Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dearne Valley

    Ice Cream and Sightings, 29 June.

    Hi Folks! With the forecast heatwave building nicely and some very welcome sunshine, there was a languid atmosphere today at Old Moor. Rather than bustle from hide to hide, visitors stopped to chat and the main topic was this ‘beautiful day’...
  • Mersehead

    What happens at Mersehead at 5am

    Anyone who knows me knows I’m not a fan of an early morning. So at 5 to 6 in the morning - an hour late - I fell out of bed, donned my beloved bobble hat and peddled up the road to the Media hide to join in this week’s Bird Ringing survey...
  • Saltholme

    Weekend Pictures, 27 June

    The dry weather continues which is good for spotting Damselflies. Lockhart saw this Common Blue on Saturday. The last two segments on the abdomen - that is segments 8 & 9 - are both blue and there is a black circle on segment 2 confirming that...
  • Otmoor

    The Black hairstreak

    Sometimes, we can all be forgiven for focusing on the birds at Otmoor, however, the site is important for a number of other things aswell... Here on Otmoor we are lucky enough to have one of Britain's rarest butterflies in resident, the Black hairstreak...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Montagu's simply stunning

    The last few say days have yet again seen some excellent birding on site especially the Montagu's pair which have just been putting on an incredible show as they rev up to feed their growing brood of young. The female during the day is at times patrolling...
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early bird kingfisher

Kingfisher @ the drewer hide 4.18am 27/6/15
Posted to: Fowlmere
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FDL Goldcrest Acrobatics

23/11/2012 "Iv'e taken a Whisky drink, a vodka drink a Lager drink", "I get knocked...
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 8

Robin

No snow so will have to make do with the frost - season's greetings to all
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 11

Kestrel

High up between Covell's Drain and Swavesey Lake
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 8

Long Tail Tit Feeding.

Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 12

FDL Flooding reaching the bus stop.

28/11/2012
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 11

FDL Foggy Elney.

19/03/2013
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 10

FDL Drayton Lagoon seat.

28/11/2012
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 8

FDL Male Goldeneye.

16/02/2013 Drayton Lagoon.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 10

FDL Male Wigeon.

21/02/2012
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 10

Drake goldeneye

Ferry Lagoon
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 8

FDL Blue Lagoon.

18/02/2013 Ferry Lagoon.
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
by 10
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