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The Beast From The East.

At the beginning of March you would expect the weather to be warming up and your thoughts turning to Spring sunshine. This year was slightly different, icy winds and snow blew in from Siberia. This ‘cold snap’ brought with it … Continue reading

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The ‘Upside Down Bird’.

I’ve always wanted to see a Nuthatch closeup and maybe get a decent photograph. I was lucky on both counts recently when I visited a small local woodland. Not only were there other woodland birds around but also a friendly … Continue reading

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Deer, Deer.

Over the space of a couple of days I had a close encounter with two species of deer. My first was with a male Muntjac deer in woods near my home. I was standing quietly amoungst the trees when a … Continue reading

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Bit Of Luck With A Bittern.

From the sightings board at the entrance to my local nature reserve I’ve noticed a Bittern had regularly been seen from one of the hides. The sightings board at the entrance to Woodwalton Fen I’ve visited the reserve a few … Continue reading

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First Visit To Lackford Lakes.

  I was lucky enough to win a category in the Suffolk Wildlife trust’s annual photographic competition. Not only did I win a bottle of Presecco but the winning photo’s were displayed at the Lackford lakes visitor centre. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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A Day At Warnham Nature Reserve.

I visited my dad for the weekend, he likes to get out and about and do a bit of wildlife watching so we decided to visit the Warnham nature reserve which is located near Horsham in Sussex. It was a … Continue reading

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Autumn Colours.

Autumn can be a cold damp season but on sunny days there can be a burst of colour when the sun highlights the golden colour of the autumn leaves. Autumn at Woodwalton Fen Autumn is a great time to get … Continue reading

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