Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings
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Latest blog posts
  • What a tern out! Recent sightings

    What a fantastic week of sightings we've had at Fairburn Ings this week! Personally, I've seen three new bird species this week; cuckoo (I've only ever heard them before but was treated to a calling fly over by a cuckoo as I stood on the balcony...
  • Algae and pond dipping update

    Today, we have suspended pond dipping at the reserve. This is because over the last 24 hours, a visible patch of algae has appeared at one of the pond dipping platforms. The water at the pond dipping areas was originally tested and given the all clear...
  • Blue-green algae update at Fairburn Ings

    After a weekend of gorgeous heat and sunshine, ice creams and tank tops, the return of the damp weather has had us all piling the layers back on top of our new tans. Unfortunately the heat wave has also resulted in blooms of algae out on the reserve....
  • A Dawn Chorus Experience

    Well well well! This May's Dawn chorus got off to a flying start with 56 different species seen and heard throughout the reserve. For those bold enough to brave the early start, the walk was a fantastic opportunity for people such as myself to brush...
  • Recent sightings: well that was swift!

    Snow? At the end of April! There has been every imaginable type of weather at Fairburn this week; rain, hail, sleet, snow, high winds, and a few rays of sunshine. There have also been some pretty nifty sightings, which is why we’re all here! ...
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