Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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  • Resplendent redwings

    Having had reports of redwings flying over the reserve this last week, I thought they would make an ideal subject for this week's 50th anniversary blog. These charismatic little birds have been seen at Leighton Moss over winter for our whole history...
  • Autumnal highlights

    With the return of BBC Autumnwatch in just over two week's time, we're feeling very autumnal here at the moment. We hosted the programme here last year and are thrilled that they have chosen to base themselves here again. The programme will be...
  • Perfect pintails

    With the weather getting more blustery and leaves swirling round on the paths, autumn is most definitely in full flow. One of the best things about this season at Leighton Moss is the arrival of over-wintering ducks. Up to ten different types spend the...
  • Early October highlights

    Autumn is most definitely here - one of our Wardens Alasdair saw redwings from the causeway this morning. These gorgeous little thrushes have a distinctive white eye stripe and red under their wings. Keep an eye out for them over the coming months, particularly...
  • Leighton Moss reaching new heights

    This week's 50th anniversary blog (a day late - apologies) is all about a very special addition to the reserve. Thanks to Anya from our café for adding to the blog this week. Three years ago we were proud to be awarded funding from the Heritage...
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