Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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Latest blog posts
  • A beautiful day to watch birds of prey

    It’s a beautiful day here in sunny Silverdale and what better way to spend it then basking in the sun and watching some wonderful wildlife! The sight of birds of prey swooping and soaring through the clear blue sky is truly magical and here at...
  • Brews, birds and a brand new boardwalk

    It might be a bit blustery out there, but the sun is shining, so it is the ideal day to come for a stroll round Leighton Moss. There's lots to see - large numbers of teals , wigeons and some shovelers are gathered at Tim Jackson hide, as well as a...
  • Is it spring?

    We've been having some gorgeous weather on the reserve this week! The sun has been shining, the snowdrops are blooming, and the ducks are mating....hang on, it's not spring yet! It's only February! We have still got lots of signs of winter...
  • World Wetlands Day

    You may not know it, but today is World Wetlands Day ! World Wetlands Day has been taking place on 2 February every year since 1997. It marks the date in 1971 when the first multilateral, international conservation convention was signed in the city of...
  • Unusual suspects

    This morning on their daily checks of the reserve, the wardens caught sight of a very exciting winter visitor, a long-tailed duck . These sea ducks are usually found on the coast but the stormy weather has brought the duck inland where it is more sheltered...
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