Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
Do you love our Leighton Moss nature reserve? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Skyfall from the Sky Tower – black-tailed godwits do a James Bond

    The ‘whoosh’ of wings and circling in the sky – is the spectacle of the week from the Sky Tower. Black-tailed godwits can be heard ‘chattering’ as you ascend the Tower, but then it really is incredible when they all they...
  • It's wader-ific and mammal-tastic here!

    Although we are only part way into August, and the summer is very much still in full swing (it has been glorious sunshine today), believe it or not, for many birds, the autumn migration has already begun. We have seen a great variety of wading birds...
  • Where have all the male ducks gone?

    We've got another fantastic guest blog this week, from former Warden and still active volunteer David Mower . This time, its all about ducks and their plumage..... For most of the year, male ducks have bold colourful plumage, helpful to attract...
  • Sunny holiday sightings

    With the glorious weather set to continue over the weekend, why not come and see us, there's lots to see and do! The lower water levels at Lilian's pool have been drawing in the wading birds. Up to three ruffs , a couple of green sandpipers...
  • Coming home to roost - Jarrod Sneyd, new Site Manager

    I’d like to introduce myself first as the little boy that obsessed about Leighton Moss and bitterns . I dreamed of managing my own reserve. Finally, after another 39 yrs (!), I can also introduce myself as the new Site Manager of Leighton Moss and...
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