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
  • A Blue Spotted What?

    You never stop learning as an RSPB volunteer. Whether its bugs, birds or how to make wind chimes out of shells every day is a lesson in something new. I started off my stint of volunteering a complete novice. I could tell you what a Wren looked like...
  • A summer experience

    Hello, I am Emily, a short term volunteer at RSPB Mersehead. I am gaining some experience after finishing my first year of a Zoology degree with Exeter University; the campus actually being in Cornwall, so quite a trek up here – but well worth it...
  • The Creepers and the Crawlers

    Did you know the average garden has over 2000 species of insects? That’s 2000 little creepy, crawling critters sneaking through the undergrowth! That’s 2000 more than I’d like anywhere near me! Gosh I hate bugs. Always hated bugs...
  • What happens at Mersehead at 5am

    Anyone who knows me knows I’m not a fan of an early morning. So at 5 to 6 in the morning - an hour late - I fell out of bed, donned my beloved bobble hat and peddled up the road to the Media hide to join in this week’s Bird Ringing survey...
  • 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...
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