Weymouth wetlands

Weymouth wetlands

Weymouth wetlands
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  • Radipole Lake

    Little terns back from the brink!

    Morgan Vaughan and his fantastic team of staff and volunteers have been saving a species right here on our doorstep on Chesil Beach. This year 33 pairs of little tern have nested on Chesil Beach and produced 77 eggs. Hard to believe that just a few years...
  • Radipole Lake

    Marsh Harrier 1 Magpie 0

    The marsh harriers have given us a scare recently after the male seemed to disappear for a couple of days, this was worrying as he should be bringing food in to the chicks or food passing to the female. Shirking his parental responsibilities surely not...
  • Radipole Lake

    Twos better than one!

    It’s that time of year again when we’re very excited to announce that Marsh Harriers have once again bred at our Weymouth reserves, but this they’ve gone one better... We’ve actually got two pairs! Since 2009 we’ve had...
  • Radipole Lake

    Exciting atrofuscus orchid!

    No it’s not the name of Radipole’s new staff band but a rare form of bee orchid which has again been found at Radipole Lake. The so called atrofuscus bee orchid, a dark version without the yellow markings was first spotted in 2010 and has...
  • Radipole Lake

    Booming Back

    All had gone quiet on the bittern front at Lodmoor after the initial flurry of booming in March and April. For the last 6 weeks or so the booming had ceased and we had begun to feel a bit unsure of what was going on... only for the booming to come back...
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