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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Stretch your legs on a walk from Old Moor to Gypsy Marsh and back again
  2. Stop and listen for small birds singing in the trees
  3. Can you hear a cuckoo?

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Wander through a field of wild orchids in a riot of colour
  2. Look out for butterflies and dragonflies
  3. Bright yellow gorse flowers fill the air with their coconut scent

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Enjoy a copper-coloured walk along the Trans Pennine Trail
  2. Hear the laughing 'yaffle' of the green woodpecker
  3. Listen for the plop of water voles

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Spot a glorious yellowhammer in flight, vibrant at this time of year
  2. Listen for the screeching call of water rails lurking in the reeds
  3. Get close views of reed buntings feeding on reedmace as it goes to seed

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  • One of five Snipe foraging in the margins at Wath-ings today.
  • Tufted Duck. Looks like hes saying...
  • Crested Grebe from the Reed Bed Hide
  • Female Bullfinch in the Garden hide
  • Goldfinch in the garden hide
  • Sweet lil robin
  • Friendly little robin
  • Not landing here

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Map of Old Moor and the Dearne Valley

Map of Old Moor and the Dearne Valley

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Date: 4 April 2014

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