Belfast Lough

Belfast Lough

Belfast Lough
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Latest blog posts
  • Developments at Belfast WOW

    After an extensive programme of works, the newly refurbished Window on Wildlife (WOW) is reopening very soon and visitors will be able to enjoy improved views of Belfast Lough and the birds and wildlife which call the reserve home. As well two new...
  • Developments and progress at the reserve

    So what has been happening since we closed the doors to the reserve at the end of January? We have been busy taking clearing the Observation Room out to make way for the builders to come in and start work. Everything has been unscrewed and taken down...
  • Fungi Finding

    It’s amazing how many different types of fungi you can find in a small area. During a quiet period last week volunteers took the chance to have a look at the fungi growing around the path to the Observation Room and tried to identify them. The easiest...
  • What has been spotted through Belfast's Window on Wildlife 13/1/14 – 20/1/14

    There was lots of bird life about on the reserve over the past week. For instance, in one morning there were sightings of a Peregrine, a Sparrowhawk and a Buzzard, all hunting on the reserve. This sent lots of the wading birds high up in to the air, soaring...
  • Spring is in the air

    Spring seems to be arriving already here at the reserve. In plant life, we have spotted Primroses in bloom by the Trackside Hide, Lords-and-Ladies emerging in the undergrowth, and the first leaves of the year have appeared on the Hawthorn trees outside...
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