Hodbarrow

Hodbarrow

Hodbarrow
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  • A Dicky Bird with no feathers

    One day - soon - I promise to blog about real dicky birds, I have the notes in front of me. For now I’d just like to reflect on how much I enjoy a simple walk around RSPB Hodbarrow to escape the pressure of a busy week. You can really feel the stress...
  • 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...
  • Sightings for March

    Thank you to everyone who helps to maintain the list of sightings in the hide. Notable sightings include: Slavonian Grebe : 10th March Photo: Robert Bowers Scaup 10th March photo: Robert Bowers Chiffchaff 19th March ...
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