Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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    Commas cause quite a commotion...

    Thanks to some careful management, the meres are getting shallower. This is proving brilliant for spotting some extra wildlife that might otherwise be more difficult to see at this time of year. At Lilian’s hide, several water rails are pottering...
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    Beautiful butterflies

    With all of this gorgeous weather we have been having, butterflies have been flitting around among the flowers in our garden and out on the reserve, so I thought they would make a nice subject for one of our 50th anniversary blogs. So just how many...
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    Sedges on the edges

    You may have noticed that I missed doing a 50th anniversary blog last week - apologies for this, but it does mean you will be treated to two this week to catch up! A month ago, I chose a reedbed favourite at this time of year - reed warblers so I thought...
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    Enter the egrets!

    Something’s been causing quite a stir at Leighton Moss this weekend... Three great white egrets have been seen across site since Saturday lunch time. On Monday 21 July, they could be seen well from Lilians hide, with one having a curious snap...
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    Down at the hide...

    It’s been the perfect weekend to enjoy a stroll in the sunshine. Leighton is certainly looking rather attractive, if I don’t say so myself. On Sunday night I took a wander down to Grisedale hide to make the most of the summer evening. Along...
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