The Lodge

The Lodge

The Lodge
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Latest blog posts
  • Summertime...

    Hello. It's been good insect-watching weather this week, inbetween the showers. The buddleia bushes at the front of the old house have been attracting plenty of bees, hoverflies and butterflies, including several magnificent painted ladies....
  • Dusk Watching gets better and better!

    Throughout the summer enthusiastic RSPB staff and volunteers are taking visitors on Dusk Watches on The Lodge reserve to see what creatures are on the prowl as dusk falls. On Tuesday night, the summer solstice, we took a group of ten visitors around...
  • Here's a Christmas puzzler for you...

    I have been puzzled by the things in the photos. I know what they are, but why have they suddenly appeared over the last week or so, when it is so cold? Let me know what you think.
  • Festive fitness

    We have ways of working off the Christmas pudding and mince pies at The RSPB .On Thursday night, the heavy winds bought down a tree branch,so next morning we set about sawing it up and moving it - and it was hard work. Taking down the Christmas tree will...
  • Last day of 2010

    The reserve is shrouded in a grey gloom on the last day of 2010 and is very quiet and still.I heard a great spotted woodpecker drumming in the car park however, a sign that even in the depths of winter life is moving forward for our birds. On yesterdays...
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