Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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Latest blog posts
  • Flurry of activity at the feeders

    The feeders at the back of the visitor centre are a flurry of activity at the moment, with great spotted woodpeckers and tree sparrows making regular appearances, so it's definitely worth a peek when you're heading onto the reserve. Among the...
  • Who's been coming out of hiding?

    With some wet and windy weather this week, you'd think the wildlife would have stayed hunkered down out of sight. However, those visitors who have braved the storms have been treated to some spectacular sightings... At Public hide, the otters are...
  • A most magical sight

    The UK’s smallest bird of prey, the merlin , has been seen dashing around the reserve recently. You can tell merlins apart from other falcons ( kestrels , hobbys and peregrines ) because of their relatively long, square-cut tail and rather broad...
  • Goosing around

    I am sure if any of you have visited the reserve recently you will have been lucky enough to see and hear the graylag geese over the reserve. There have been great views from almost all of the hides, but the best views seem to be down at the saltmarsh...
  • What's that weird bird table for?

    If you pay a trip to see us over the weekend, you'll notice a rather interesting bird table in the woodland feeding station on the edge of the garden. It looks rather like something out of Alice in Wonderland and is here as part of an intelligence...
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