Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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Latest blog posts
  • Coming up to Christmas sightings

    With Christmas just a few days away, I thought I would update you on all the latest sightings that you will hopefully get the chance to come and see over the festive period. We have a great variety of little birds at our feeding station in the garden...
  • Can you quack the case of the goosander and the red breasted merganser?

    We are lucky enough to have both goosanders and red-breasted mergansers here at Leighton Moss at the moment. They are attractive diving ducks, both of whom are members of the sawbill family. The sawbill family of ducks rightly deserve their title as their...
  • Corming home to roost

    My chosen subject for this week's 50th anniversary blog is a bit like marmite-people either love them or hate them. I personally love to watch them here as they sit on a post at Lower hide with their wings stretched out , or emerge from under the...
  • This will quack you up!

    You may sometimes take the massive variety of ducks for granted here at a Leighton Moss. At this time of year, on any day you can go down to the hides and see teal , shoveler , wigeon , pochard and pintail to name but a few. The male goldeneye has to...
  • Robin the rich to give to the birds

    I am sure we have all started thinking about what’s on our Christmas lists, but have you thought about what the birds might like? Because we have had such a mild autumn many of the birds we see in our gardens may be unprepared for winter. Just a...
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