Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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  • Fantastic flycatchers!

    We’ve been making the most of the summer holidays and getting down to the hides for a spot of wildlife watching! Water rail s have been seen regularly from Tim Jackson hide. There have been plenty of juveniles around feeding at the waters edge...
  • Marvellous Morecambe Mud

    In celebration of our 50th anniversary , since the start of the year, once a week, we have been looking back at a particular aspect of the reserve and its history. This week, it's magical Morecambe Bay. Morecambe Bay is the size of Manchester,...
  • What to watch out for this weekend

    Despite severe weather warnings this week, we've actually had a surprising amount of sun here. Sure, there has been some heavy heavy downpours, but everyday, for some of the day at least, we have seen some rays. At this time of year, with sunshine...
  • Bumble through the flower beds

    After the recent downpours, you might think our wildlife had gone into hiding! But take another look... Bees have been all over the garden, waiting out the bad weather. Bumblebees make good use of our mint, but also have a particular preference...
  • Wading into the sunset

    The next time you visit Allen Hide, you might find wading birds inside, as well as out. This week we installed an amazing new display of life-sized wader silhouettes against a sunset background. (Photo by Phil Taylor) The display was created...
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