Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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Latest blog posts
  • Spring is off to a great (red)start

    The signs of spring are all around us here at Leighton Moss. The whole site is alive with birdsong! In the past few days we've heard the first reed warblers and sedge warblers back for the breeding season, so their raspy sounds have been added to...
  • How do birds acquire their summer plumage?

    The sun is shining and the birds are singing - spring is most definitely here. It is a time of year when everything around us is changing in nature - wildflowers are emerging to add a splash of colour to the countryside, leaves are returning on the tress...
  • Discovering hidden depths at Leighton Moss

    Leighton Moss was a hive of activity on Thursday - the sun came out just in time for our pond dipping event . Family's were invited to discover 'What lives beneath? on two pond dipping sessions - one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Children...
  • Size isn’t everything

    The weather has been mixed over the first week of the Easter holidays, but come rain or come shine, we've had lots of visitors who have been treated to some great views all over the reserve. Our bigger residents, like our otter family (who have...
  • Spring into action!

    After a cloudy start to the day (sadly covering most of the eclipse, although we did get a quick glimpse through a break in the clouds), spring is defiantly in the air at Leighton Moss. Avocets have reached around 50 in number and they are mating on the...
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