Fowlmere

Fowlmere

Fowlmere
Do you love our Fowlmere nature reserve? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Barn owls - still time to view

    The advantage of having five barn owl chicks of widely differing ages is that some or all can be seen over a period of several weeks. With the fledging of four of the chicks, only the fifth is restricted to the box, but its older siblings are still visible...
  • Almost fledged!

    This morning I spent half an hour showing visitors our barn owls. The oldest chick came out of the box on to the shelf and stretched its wings, before returning back inside. It still has some wisps of down on its head, back and wing coverts, but it can't...
  • Kingfisher bank - first nest!

    Regular readers will remember that last year we built a bank near Spring Hide in which kingfishers could nest. The bank now has it's first residents, but unfortunately they are not kingfishers - a family of wrens is being reared in a 'normal'...
  • Springwatch at Fowlmere!

    Denise Anderson has produced a lovely short film about her visits to Fowlmere in May, published on our Forum. Just like the real Springwatch somewhere else, there are some great close-ups of birds, flowers and insects with lots of bird song in the background...
  • A pleasant evening

    Occasionally people ask why I don't blog more often. One reason is that I spend time writing something (as I have been for the last hour), and then it all disappears when I click on the 'publish' button. Frustrating or what!? I must speak...
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