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
  • 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...
  • 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...
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