Mersehead

Mersehead

Mersehead
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Latest blog posts
  • Recent sightings - Mersehead - 14/12/14

    It may be a bit on the breezy side today but that ain’t keeping the birds away! Large flocks of over 200 lapwing continue to be seen from the hides along with over 300 teal , 200+ pintail , 80+ wigeon , 70+ shoveler , occasional flocks of up...
  • Recent sightings 09th December

    The weather has undoubtedly taken on a more wintery feel and after a reasonably dry and mild autumn the chillier weather is bringing more birds to the feeders at the visitor centre. over 20 tree sparrows and 10 yellowhammers are frequently seen from the...
  • Otterly brilliant!

    It has been another fantastic week here at RSPB Mersehead, with clouds of geese frequently filling the sky, aerobatic flocks of lapwing, hoards of dabbling and diving ducks on the expanses of open water and busily twittering and flitting flocks of finches...
  • Recent sightings for Kirkconnell Merse and Mersehead

    Mersehead Regular followers of our Facebook page will be aware of the solitary scaup that has been hanging around outside the Meida hide as well as a recently found green-winged teal . Green-winged teal are the North American equivalent of our native...
  • Sunrise to Sunset

    As autumn draws to a close and winter creeps ever closer there is still plenty of colour to be seen around the reserve. Sunrise at this time of year can be particularly stunning, mixtures of fiery reds, glowing oranges and mellow yellows reflecting off...
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