Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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Latest blog posts
  • Sunshine and sightings

    Phew, it's hot out there! It's like being on holiday round here at the moment. Who needs the Costa del Sol when right here in Morecambe Bay we've got sun, sea, sedge warblers and slices of cake! Summer is synonymous with marsh harriers...
  • Father's Day phalarope

    We've had a great weekend here at Leighton Moss. A lot of excitement was caused on Saturday when a female red-necked phalarope was spotted on the Eric Morecambe pool. Unfortunately it only stayed for about an hour before flying off over the marsh...
  • Otters and egrets and warblers oh my!

    The sun has been cracking the flags here this week, but sadly, it has taken a turn today and it's a bit grey and drizzly. That doesn't mean that wildlife sightings have been dampened though! Down at the Allen and Eric Morecambe hides, the great...
  • Hey hey ospreys!

    Everyone at Leighton Moss was delighted to hear about the success of the ospreys in the Lake District. Two chicks have hatched at Bassenthwaite this year. This is the 15th year of successful hatching for the Lakes ospreys, that’s more than 30 chicks...
  • What's that emerging from the veg beds?

    One of the many reasons why I love wildlife is that the more I find out about it, the more I want to know. It is incredible that you can spend your whole life watching and being interested in nature and you never stop learning about how unbelievable,...
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