Fowlmere

Fowlmere

Fowlmere
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  • Bittern!

    Last Saturday (4th Dec) I was coppicing with some vols when I received a phone call from Eric, one of our regular visitors - he was watching a bittern from Reedbed Hide! We couldn't go immediately, but an hour later we crept into the hide and it was...
  • The end is nigh...

    It may not have felt like it this week, with northerly winds and flurries of snow, but winter is gradually drawing to an end and we are completing various tasks before the birds start nest building. It is obvious to me where our team of regular volunteers...
  • Barn owl chicks

    We checked the nest box on 10th October (under licence, of course), and it contained 3 chicks! The oldest was 50 days, so it should be fledging in the third or fourth week of October. The youngest should fledge in the first week of November. Regular watchers...
  • Lots of birds

    We sometimes receive comments from visitors who don't seem to have seen much at the reserve, and more than once the expression 'there are more birds in my garden' has been used. Therefore I thought I'd post the list that a local birder...
  • Quiet, but birds are still here

    On first impressions the reserve seems quiet at the moment, especially as the greylags seem to have departed, but there is still plenty to be seen if you are patient. I spent a couple of hours on the reserve today, doing a few jobs and eating my lunch...
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