Weymouth wetlands

Weymouth wetlands

Weymouth wetlands
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  • Radipole Lake

    The reeds are alive with the sound of bird song

    They really are! All this warm sunny weather always helps to speed up the arrival of migrant birds and at the moment, they can’t get here quickly enough! Sand martins, house martins and swallows are streaming across the skies and the reed beds are...
  • Radipole Lake

    One swallow doesn’t make a summer...

    but actually we have had a steady stream of swallows skimming across the skies of Radipole heading for unknown destinations across the UK. It never ceases to amaze me of the incredible journey these small birds take from the heat of South Africa to the...
  • Radipole Lake

    Booming bittern!

    The hugely exciting news from our Lodmoor nature reserve is that we have a booming bittern. The crazy deep sound like someone blowing over the top of a bottle has been heard for over a week, coming from the reeds. Bitterns are shy herons and males ‘boom’...
  • Radipole Lake

    Birds without borders

    Spring is here you can feel it and see it all around you, comma butterflies on the wing and a stoat seen slinking through the reeds. Radipole Lake has been busy the last few weeks with birds arriving, nesting, passing through on migration and even taking...
  • Radipole Lake

    Making a home for kingfishers

    Its turning into an exciting week at Radipole Lake nature reserve. After the team carried out a clear up of the earth bank by the north hide removing vegetation, extending and compacting it, they were rewarded for their hard work by the arrival of a pair...
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