Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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Latest blog posts
  • The Return of the WEX Blog!

    Hello there, after a bit of a summer holiday we have the 'return of the WEX blog!' The groups met last Saturday and thoroughly enjoyed their theme this month of 'butterflies and moths.' And why wouldn't they? Butterflies and moths...
  • Still here – Sightings, 20 Sept.

    Unsurprisingly the number one question from visitors to Old Moor at the moment is, “Is the spotted crake still about?” The answer is a definite ‘Yes’. More on that one in a moment, but first the summary of today’s sightings…...
  • Another Slice of Crake - Sightings, 18 Sept

    Although there was plenty going on all across the reserve today, for many visitors there was really only one story – the spotted crake ! More on that in a minute, first here’s today’s summary of the birds seen… When bird...
  • Crake spotted (again) - Sightings, 16 Sept

    After yesterday’s news, it was no surprise that Old Moor was a very busy place today with many watchers torn between Wath Ings and the Reedbed Hide. More of that in a moment, first a summary of what was seen today… On Wath Ings , a...
  • Sightings - 13 September.

    Hi Folks! Yet another beautiful early autumn day with plenty to see. Here's a summary of the birds seen at (or very near) Old Moor today...
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