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
  • Recent sightings 01/03/2015

    Sightings this week include the usual mixture of blackbird, coal tit, great tit, blue tit, chaffinch, greenfinch, goldfinch, dunnock, yellowhammer, tree sparrow, house sparrow and pheasant on or around the feeders at the Visitor centre. There has also...
  • When does spring begin?

    Many different people have different ideas of when spring begins. For some it can be seeing the first buds appearing on trees, the first flowers to bloom, the first frog spawn appearing in ponds, hearing woodpeckers drumming on trees, the first butterfly...
  • 46 reasons for rising early!

    With slowly increasing day length and improving weather one of our residential volunteers decided to take full advantage by getting down to the shore before dawn to watch the geese take to the skies and move from the safety of the mudflats to their grazing...
  • Recent sightings from Mersehead

    The recent cold weather resulting in frozen ground and in some areas a covering of snow has made it more difficult for a lot of birds to find food to eat and water to drink whilst also requiring extra energy just to stay warm. This makes it that bit...
  • Was That Spring?

    At the start of the week there were mutterings that Spring was slowly starting to arrive, with snowdrops popping through, catkins appearing and birds stretching their vocal chords. However, as most will have noticed, the cold weather returned midweek...
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