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
  • Mersehead Recent Sightings: 30th January - 5th February

    Skeins of pink-footed geese have been sighted every morning this week heading north, with the largest skein of 600 seen this morning. Out on the wetlands there are good numbers of teal , wigeon , shoveler , mallard and pintail along with a smaller number...
  • new guys in town

    Hello all! Myself (Jenny), Tim and Paul are the new residential volunteers here at Mersehead! Like the barnacle geese we will be overwintering here and will be updating you each week on all the interesting things happening on the reserve. The...
  • wildlife sightings from Mersehead 2 November

    Here are the recent sightings from Mersehead Bruaich Hide- mute swan, snipe, shoveler, curlew, wigeon, little grebe, redshank, tufted duck, fieldfare, barnacle goose, greylag geese, pink footed geese, teal, pintail, gadwall Meida Hide- wigeon, teal...
  • The boys are back in town!

    The morning of the 25 th of September had the Mersehead team in quite an excitable flap! After a lonely few months of endless quiet we saw our first noisy invaders! The Barnacle Geese had returned! Or at least, 38 of them had to begin with. ...
  • Our Amazing Volunteers

    Our short term volunteers are a fantastic bunch! In a short space of time they cram in a absolute mountain of work and power through every task given to them with a grin and a cup of tea on standby. We wouldn’t be able to function without them!...
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