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  • Lodmoor Nature Reserve

    When you have finished here click/tap the pic to return to this site's home page and continue to discover more about it's features and species

    Here is a 'virtual' tour of this site to give you an idea of what to expect if you visit:

    Lodmoor is a mixture if scrapes and reed beds, ideal for water-loving birds

    A network of well made paths make much of the reserve accessible

    The central reed bed is not accessible of course but much the open water can be seen

    Primarily considered a winter site for visiting waders and wildfowl

    The reed beds provide interest all year round with warblers singing in summer and sheltering birds in winter

    In summer it has lots of wild flowers and an abundance if insects

    The paths, especially, are lined with flowers in spring, summer and autumn

    ... but for bird lovers it has to be the scrapes and the reed beds that are the attraction.

    These are some photographs of species seen at this site that have accompanied tweets from Twitter contributors. Click/tap a photo to see the original version.

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    Alpine Swift

    Tweet Date:
    24/06/2017 - 15:45
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    Alpine Swift

    Tweet Date:
    24/06/2017 - 21:30
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    Avocet

    Tweet Date:
    08/04/2017 - 22:15
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    Black Headed Gull

    This pic shows a juvenile black headed gull in it's first summer plumage. It's actually very...
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    Black-tailed Godwit

    Tweet Date:
    08/07/2017 - 14:45
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    Black-tailed Godwit

    Tweet Date:
    18/07/2017 - 12:15
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    Black-tailed Godwit

    Tweet Date:
    11/09/2017 - 07:20
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    Black-tailed Godwit

    Two days after taking pics of the boldest black-tailed godwits in town, I returned for a repeat...
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    Black-tailed Godwit

    I often go down to the Lodmoor reserve when I have a couple of hours to spare because it's within...
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    Blue-tailed Damselfly

    Tweet Date:
    14/06/2017 - 22:15
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    Carrion Crow

    I love crows; intelligent and downright cheeky birds. This bird is one of a group that sit by the...
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    Cattle Egret

    Tweet Date:
    21/07/2017 - 19:00
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    Cettis Warbler

    Tweet Date:
    19/04/2017 - 22:15
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    Common Sandpiper

    Tweet Date:
    08/08/2017 - 18:30
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    Common Sandpiper

    Tweet Date:
    23/08/2017 - 19:06
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    Common Sandpiper

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    Dunlin

    Despite being very common in the Winter months, I just adore dunlin. They are always on the go and...
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    Dunlin

    As if the appearance of dunlin in Winter wasn't confusing enough you knew you could rely on their...
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    Gadwall

    A pretty rather elegant duck that rarely comes very close and appears to be quite skittish.
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    Great White Egret

    Tweet Date:
    10/09/2017 - 08:37
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    Green Sandpiper

    Tweet Date:
    10/08/2017 - 19:21
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    Green-veined White

    Tweet Date:
    01/09/2017 - 21:11
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    Greenshank

    Tweet Date:
    07/05/2017 - 21:45
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    Grey Heron

    This heron decided to come within 20 feet of the path down the side of the reserve. I had to wait...
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