Hodbarrow

Hodbarrow

Hodbarrow
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  • A glimpse of the past - Hodbarrow guided walk: 24th August

    On Sunday 17th Chris Lloyd-Rogers and I were lucky enough to have a walk around Hodbarrow with Stephe Cove who has researched the site for many years. We were getting our ducks in a row (sorry - not a good tern of phrase ;-) for the guided walk this...
  • A Dicky Bird with no feathers

    One of our volunteers gives below his personal account of an experience he had recently at Hodbarrow. RSPB welcomes dog walkers at the Hodbarrow site. We do ask that they consider other visitors and the ecology of the reserve by clearing up any mess...
  • Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary Survey

    Last week RSPB Hodbarrow echoed to cries of "Over here Dave!" as West Cumbria group volunteers spent a very pleasant few hours searching for Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary butterflies. The reason this survey is important is it can be used...
  • A good Tern out

    A very important visitor to RSPB Hodbarrow is the Little Tern. This seabird is the UK's smallest tern. Little Tern Significant efforts have been made at Hodbarrow to encourage and protect these birds. Its decline in Europe make it an Amber List...
  • Come, Rest Awhile and let us idly stray

    As anyone who has visited RSPB Hodbarrow will tell you the views are stunning. One favourite view of mine is near the old lighthouse looking north to Black Combe and the fells of the Lake District. The title of this blog entry is from a poem by...
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