Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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  • Once bittern, twice not so shy!

    Well, we've been going bittern bonkers at the minute. Up to three have been coming out at once in the reedbed at Public hide. These normally shy residents, seem to want to come out and prove they are not a mythical creature! Scan round the pool edges...
  • Lovely little egrets

    We've been getting some cracking little egret photos sent in recently, so I though it was about time they were the focus of my 50th anniversary blog. I can remember as a child seeing one on the children's news show 'Newsround.' It had...
  • A truly golden celebration

    In honour of the golden anniversary of Leighton Moss, the “golden” wildlife has truly put on a spectacular show. At the moment we are hosting golden plover , goldeneyes and goldcrests , which can all be seen from Lilian’s and Tim Jackson...
  • Latest sightings - lovely plovers and more

    A very busy weekend here meant that there was lots of eyes on our wildlife and we've got some fantastic sightings to report..... Down at the Eric Morecambe and Allen hides, the wading birds have been brilliant. A golden plover and a grey plover...
  • Aren’t bogs brilliant!

    No, I’m not talking about toilets – although they certainly come in handy – the bogs I’m most concerned with are ‘lowland raised peat bogs’. At first glance, peat bogs appear as a barren wasteland, but take a closer...
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