Northward Hill

Northward Hill

Northward Hill
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Latest blog posts
  • Northward Hill RSPB, the home of the Heronry

    As the village sign for High Halstow proudly displays, it is the Home of the Heron, nearly 150 pairs of grey herons nest in the trees at Northward Hill. Activity at the heronry starts early in the year and continues through spring, when the young herons...
  • The unique nature of Northward Hill

    Waders, warblers and water voles, northward hill rspb reserve has them all. In addition there's a heronry without compare, an historic building and stunning inter-county views. Arguably one of the most charismatic is the avocet, black and white...
  • Nature never sleeps (as a wise man once said!)

    The last of the coppicing was completed yestersday, so I promise this will be the last time I mention it, well until next year anyway I promise. Look at this lovely old oak. How pleased she must be to be relieved of all that annoying scrub around her...
  • Much-Harriers-in-the-Marsh.

    Yesterday was another volunteer day and so it was back for us to The Sanctuary for more coppicing, clearing of the Blackthorn, Hawthorn and Bramble that so choke the Woodland habitat. On the trek to the woods Will the Warden and I saw a beautiful Male...
  • Just working in the rain! (or extreme volunteering)

    As I drove to the reserve for our usual 9 o'clock meeting of volunteers the fields either side of Dux Lane were clearly sodden, but one in particular had hundreds and hundreds of birds spread out across its' several acres, Rooks, Crows, Jackdaws...
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