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  • Blog Post: Arne Autumn Arrivals

    As the temperature is finally starting to drop, the familiar Autumn colours are starting to show which is wonderful to see. At Arne over the past few weeks we have seen large numbers of avocets , brent geese and lapwing moving in, as well as the spoonbills which many people have come to see after their...
  • Media: Birch catkin bugs

    Birch catkin bugs (Kleidocerys residae) with adult shield bug. Arne, Dorset, UK. I thought these must be baby shield bugs at first but it seems now. Hundreds of them in the woodland.
  • Media: Grasping the point

    Robin on the track between the farm and Shipstal Point. Taken on 1st October 2014.
  • Media: Missing the point

    Robin on the track between the farm and Shipstal Point. Taken on 1st October 2014.
  • Media: Osprey Ahoy!

  • Media: Autumn Osprey

  • Media: Black Darter

  • Media: Raft Spider with Spiderlings at Arne taken 07/07/14

    This very large female Raft Spider was protecting her little ones.
  • Forum Thread: Cuckoos, curlews and newts

    Hi all. Just thought I'd let you know of my list from Arne a couple of weeks ago. I always love going to Arne, there's something there every season. The one thing that I really loved this time was the Starlings. Passing by an old oak, you can hear the chicks chirping for their mum and dutifully...
  • Media: Spring Osprey 2

    Record shot of the recent visitor
  • Media: Spring Osprey 1

    Record shot of the recent visitor
  • Blog Post: Easter Eggs

    This year it’s all happening on the live cameras! The buzzard camera is streaming live on our website, and you can watch it from here . The female does most of the incubation and is currently sitting on 3 eggs, which is the usual number for buzzards. As Michael mentioned in his last blog, the...
  • Media: Gate-keeper

    Robin sentinel at exit from overflow car park to Coombe Heath. Taken on 13th March 2014.
  • Blog Post: Tigers are on the Prowl!

    So we have been keeping our fingers crossed for spring over the last couple of weeks and this weekend it certainly arrived with a bang. It was that warm that I was working in a T-shirt today! We have been seeing a few butterflies recently and today they were out in force! Peacocks , red admirals , small...
  • Media: Wood Ant Logistics

    Wood ant (Formica rufa) carrying another wood ant. Arne, Dorset, UK.
  • Blog Post: ARNE IS OPEN AGAIN!!!

    Im a delighted to say that after a couple of trick days the reserve is back up and running again. After the gales on friday night we had several large trees come down over the reserve including the beech tree that completely closed the car park. Part of the Dorset team worked over the weekend to make...
  • Blog Post: ARNE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND!!

    Following extremely high winds a large beech tree was blown over last night completely blocking the Arne car park. The area remains extremely unsafe and therefore we have taken the unusual decision to close the reserve for the weekend. Please be advised not to make the journey to the reserve. The RSPB...
  • Media: Young and out of here

    Young male Sika deciding that he didn't want to stay for the photo-shoot. Taken on the shore near the beach at Arne on 1st December 2013.
  • Media: Arne Sika Deer

  • Media: Where's Woody

    Juvenile Green Woodpecker blending in pretty well against the lichen covered tree branches.
  • Media: Brave or stupid?

    A Crow joins the Osprey on the pole this evening
  • Media: Osprey at Rest

    This evening the Osprey was present on the pole from 17:30 until about 20:00. It was also present in the morning. It appeared to wait until we were all looking the other way (at the 7 Spoonbill) before flying off.
  • Media: Another Middlebere Osprey visit

    Another visit from an Osprey to the Middlebere Channel this evening. Too distant and too low a light level to see if it had any rings. Flew up the channel, had one brief attempt at fishing in the channel before landing on a dead tree.
  • Media: Still Around

  • Media: Kestrel Food 2