Mersehead

Mersehead

Mersehead
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Latest blog posts
  • WeBS

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 17 th – 23 rd September Autumn has arrived and that means that the Wetland Bird Surveys (WeBS) start again at Mersehead and Kirkconnell Merse. At 296ha Kirkconnell Merse is one of the largest expanses of saltmarsh habitat...
  • Hot with a Wintry Feel

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 10 th – 16 th September The rising water levels around the Meida hide have been attracting a lot of wildfowl to the reserve. Yesterday morning, 680 Teal , 12 Wigeon , 34 Shoveler , 41 Canada Geese , 2 Greylag Geese...
  • Art at the Reserve

    Throughout this year, three artists have been taking part in the first ever artists-in-residence programme on RSPB reserves in Scotland. The scheme, which was funded by the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, allowed artists studying for...
  • A Swirling Wisp

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 3 rd – 9 th September Water levels in front of Media Hide have been coming up quickly this week and attracted a whole load of wildfowl and waders giving the reserve a very wintery feel. With Hestan Hill as a backdrop...
  • Water Levels are on the Rise

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 27 th August – 2 nd September At the start of the week the majority of the swallows at Mersehead departed for the long journey to Africa. We have now reached the transitional period between the summer migrants departing...
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