Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands
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Latest blog posts
  • Fledglings, flight and faraway lands

    After the success of the summer another year’s fledglings are ready to stretch their wings and take their first flights around the reserve, and thanks to an exciting partnership between the RSPB and Aldi your fledglings can spread their wings too...
  • Moths and Moults

    The last few weeks at the reserve have been a time for change, as fledglings find their feet – or should that be wings… and many adults start their seasonal moult following the breeding season. This is why it might seem a bit quiet, as birds...
  • Indispensable insects

    Summer is finally upon us, albeit a rather changeable and unpredictable one - and it’s a really busy time for wildlife on the reserve. Most will have offspring to nurture, feed and protect. The adults will be working overtime to keep up with the...
  • Signs of summer

    What an absolute privilege to be able to wander around the wetlands on a late spring morning, birds chirping in the trees, sun shining, plants and trees bursting with life. It makes you feel good to be alive and part of the natural world. As you walk...
  • Surprise, Surprise!

    Surprise, surprise There have been a few surprises in the area over the past few weeks, the most notable being the Lammergeier spotted near the Severn Bridge, only a few miles from Newport Wetlands. The name is German for ‘lamb vulture;’...
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