Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Mersehead

    Awakening

    Mersehead Recent Sightings from February 17 th – 22 nd Without doubt spring is almost here. Skylark sightings are becoming more frequent as the days pass, delighting everyone at Mersehead with their persistent song and hovering flight. Snowdrop...
  • Dungeness

    Gulls galore!

    Now is probably one of the best times to view the range of gulls that live here on the reserve as well as ones who visit for the winter. However, telling them all apart can be tricky even for a seasoned birdwatcher. Some of the gulls, like many birds...
  • Charlie's Blacktoft Blog

    A bearded tit conundrum

    This summer the bearded tits had a pretty productive year with 130 odd pairs fledging quite a few young , but unfortunately due to various circumstances beyond my control I didn't get to do much autumn irruption monitoring so didn't quite quantify...
  • Aire Valley - Fairburn Ings and St Aidan's

    Show the love: my low carbon commute

    I'm lucky enough to live 2.5 miles from my workplace, and I can walk there along National Cycle Route 66 – the Aire Valley Towpath . The first half mile is built up, and there's a noisy, smelly road to endure, but then I step away from the...
  • Lake Vyrnwy

    You do something to me …

    Lake Vyrnwy really does do something to you, visitors, RSPB staff and volunteers all tell of the impact of this magical place on their lives. Recently it may have been the Valentine’s day influence at the heart of things: Kate joined us last...
Latest photos
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Bullfinches

Bullfinches on feeders - these beauties have gone from zero to the most common bird on my feeders completely...
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Stonechat male

beautiful male stonechat taken up at St Aidens my first decent bird pic :)
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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"Oi! Gerroff'table!"

Yesterday in the Bird Garden.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Spectacular finale to murmuration

Great show again yesterday evening, watched by several hundred people on the North Wall. Apparently 40...
Posted to: Minsmere
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Carrion Crow 1

Posted to: Sandwell Valley
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Blackbird Female

Posted to: Sandwell Valley
by 8

Blackbird

Posted to: Sandwell Valley
by 8

Redpoll Female 3

Posted to: Sandwell Valley
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Redpoll Female 2

Posted to: Sandwell Valley
by 7

Redpoll Female 1

Posted to: Sandwell Valley
by 5

Redpoll Female

Posted to: Sandwell Valley
by 7

Scarlet Elf Cup ( Fungus )

Posted to: Sandwell Valley
by 4
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