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Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dearne Valley

    The Sightings...31st July

    Hello again, it's been a glorious day at Old Moor (finally) with lots of butterflies, bees, dragonflies & insects all coming out to enjoy the sunshine. Here are a few of the butterflies I saw today, what a delight! A very vibrant peacock...
  • Leighton Moss

    Dig this!

    We've been asked by some visitors recently about the lower water levels on Lilian's, Tim Jackson and Grisedale pools, as there is more mud exposed than you might normally expect in these areas. If you click on my blog from April here , then it...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    July 31st 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Spoonbill - 8 on fresh marsh Crossbill - 3 juvs in trees by Fen Hide early morning only Wood sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh Avocet - 327 on fresh marsh Golden plover - 75 on fresh marsh Spotted redshank - 3 on fresh marsh Red kite - 1...
  • Dee Estuary

    Friday 31st July 2015 - Todays highlights

    Little grebe family by John Hewitt Hobby - 2 flew over reserve Dunlin - 26 on scrape Little ringed plover - 3 on scrape Yellow wagtail - 2 on scrape Kingfisher - 1 flew past reception hide Black-tailed godwit - 130+ on scrape Stock...
  • Radipole Lake

    Recent Wildlife Sightings – Radipole and Lodmoor

    Birds The Lodmoor Marsh Harrier pair and their 4 fledglings have now dispersed as have the Radipole pair with 2 young. There are chicks, ducklings and cygnets about on both reserves. Oystercatchers at Lodmoor have 2 healthy chicks, Mute Swans on...
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I was attracted to this rose with the bee just buzzing loudly and spinning round and round. Sadly, I...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Lapwing, lapwing, lapwing not a lapwing.

Here's a panorama of the view from the right-hand side of Wath Ings today at about 12.20pm. Time...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Heavily-Laden Bee

Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Meadow after Ragwort clearance

Posted to: Labrador Bay - Media Gallery
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Tom P's Birthday Cake

Enjoyed by the working party on 9th July
Posted to: Labrador Bay - Media Gallery
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Meadow before Ragwort was cleared

Posted to: Labrador Bay - Media Gallery
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Great Green Bush Cricket

Found 12th July while pulling Ragwort
Posted to: Labrador Bay - Media Gallery
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The moth Sitochroa palealis

A rather rare moth that feeds in the Wild Carrot seed head
Posted to: Labrador Bay - Media Gallery
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Greater Butterfly Orchid

Greater Butterfly Orchid on the wildflower meadow 16 July 2015
Posted to: Coombes & Churnet Valley
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FDL Buzzard.

20/02/2012 Another regular, this Buzzard is usually in or near the small trees just before the bailey...
Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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FDL Foggy Elney.

Posted to: Fen Drayton Lakes
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Horned Cow/Bull

Very intimidating to look at, but it's ok there's a fence. :-)
Posted to: Minsmere
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