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Farewell Saltholme! Part 2 of 2
To continue from yesterday's post... During my traineeship, I have had a lot of involvement with Saltholme's social media. I have made a few blog posts here and there and the odd tweet too, but mainly I have been working on the RSPB Saltholme Facebook page. Myself, our assistant warden...
19 May 2013
In the garden it looks like spring has almost sprung.
8 Feb 2012
Don't miss the oystercatcher family
Hi everyone, I know I've blogged about the oystercatchers quite a bit recently, but they're just brilliant. With Springwatch just around the corner , you've got to come and see Saltholme's oystercatcher family. Make sure you come and visit them this week. They're right outside...
28 May 2011
Oystercatcher chicks steal fluffy crown
Hi everyone, Remember when I said things don't get fluffier than lapwing chicks ? Well, they've finally met their match. Four oystercatcher chicks hatched today, much to our excitement. Now that we can include videos in blog posts, here's a short snippet of a couple of members of the...
23 May 2011
Magic in the grassland
Hi everyone, I hope that you've not missed your Saltholme fix too much while the maintenance works have been going on. The new blog looks wonderful. I've left my first update until the weekend to make sure that any glitches are ironed out - at one point was linking to the blog for Newport...
22 May 2011
Nothing to do with kettles
Hi everyone, That's copper kettles, by the way. On Saturday morning, I was wowed by my favourite butterfly - the small copper. This is the first one that I've seen this year at Saltholme. I took this very grainy photo on my phone. The spell of warm weather has been brilliant for butterflies...
9 May 2011
A new family
Hi everyone, Great news from Saltholme - the first lapwing chicks of 2011 have hatched. Toby and some of Saltholme's volunteers have been out surveying all of our lapwing nests, and took this quick snap of the new hatchlings. There are four chicks there ... somewhere. Lots of the other wildlife...
27 Apr 2011
Don't forget your sunglasses
Hi everyone, Those sunglasses aren't just handy for the sun, but for Saltholme's yellow wagtails. They're easily the brightest summer visitors. The first yellow wagtail returned from its winter holiday in Africa on Thursday 7 April and now the reserve's brimming with them. Toby snapped...
26 Apr 2011
Journeys end at Saltholme (well, most of them)
Hi everyone, This is the time of year when mammoth journeys come to an end. Things change from minute to minute as new arrivals settle in. Mind you, it's also a time of quick stops and fleeting visits. So what's been at Saltholme today? A green sandpiper made a very brief stop in front...
25 Apr 2011
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