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Deer oh Deer
Hello, so whats been happening here at Leighton Moss over the last few days? Well our red deer are becoming more and more active out on the reserve, mainly from Griesdale and Tim Jackson hides where i am based most days. Our usual group of hinds have recently been joined by a small bachelor group...
13 Jun 2012
Now, see hear!
It’s coming up to my very favourite time of the year – spring, when everything wakes up and gears up for the breeding and growing season. In these brighter pre-spring days, the early birds are starting to tune up, claim their territories and their mates. It’s a particularly good time...
17 Feb 2013
A very special morning...
The changing of the clocks last week made a 4.30am start all the more difficult this morning as I set off for the weekly bittern watch with the stars still out! But my efforts were certainly rewarded with some fantastic bittern behaviour at Barrow Scout fields! On my arrival at the usual listening...
3 Apr 2013
Fairly recent sightings...
I haven’t been out much lately, what with preparing for and travelling to interviews so I am even more reliant than usual on other people’s sightings as I write the next couple of blogs. First I am going to start with some fairly recent sightings. Stand by for the up to the minute sightings...
18 Dec 2012
Roll on July!!
It is hard to believe that June is nearly over, and with July fast approaching our red deer on the reserve should be producing more and more offspring. The one calf that has been seen is performing well, leaping and bounding around full of the joys of err summer I suppose you could call it. The...
28 Jun 2012
A busy week with the wildlife practicing for superstardom
As I’m sure you can imagine it has been a busy few days here at RSPB Leighton Moss, people are getting very excited about the BBC Autumnwatch visit that is about to happen and some have been expressing concern about the effect on our car parking and other facilities. There is no need to worry...
17 Oct 2013
Leighton Moss - simply superb!
We seem to have moved into a cold start to the winter but with the cold has come some nice dry weather which means that its a really great time to get out early to see what is about. This morning we held a Birding for Beginners walk around the reserve and we were joined by 14 enthusiastic people who...
24 Nov 2013
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