Mersehead

Mersehead

Mersehead
Do you love our Mersehead nature reserve? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Secrets of Mersehead

    Mersehead is full of secret spots and great hideaways where you can relax, take a breath and really get close to the wildlife. Today we’re discussing a not so secret one; we’re taking a closer look at the Bird Feeders in the Visitor Centre...
  • Get your wellies on! This week is all about the waders and waddlers

    When I first heard the term “waders” I pictured an odd variety of birds that spent their time trudging through sludgy river banks and reed filled ponds. Turns out they’re a mixed bunch including the dancing Lapwings, shy Shelduck and...
  • Lapwings galore

    Ignore the drizzle and the drab because spring is truly in the air! The Lapwing chicks, our new favourite little bundles of fluff have come out to play! Though this wee fella seems to be doing more snoozing then play!- Photo credit Eric Neilson...
  • The natterjacks are back

    The Natterjack toads are back! After a long, comfy snooze in the sand dunes where they hibernate throughout the winter they returned to making a racket all through the night, announcing their arrival with a firm chorus of croaking! Why have they returned...
  • Are You Coming or Going?

    It’s that time of year when many birds are starting to arrive in the UK, from Southern Europe and Africa, to set up home while those wintering here are thinking about heading north to Greenland, Iceland and Northern Europe. For the next few weeks...
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