Your recent sightings at Blacktoft Sands
Your recent sightings
A Lull in the Rain Travel Update.
Its been a rainy few days in our neck of the woods but thankfully it hasn’t really affected the reserve too much apart from the odd puddle here and there. The reserve only really floods when we get a series of really high tides which inundates ont...Posted 13 Nov 2019 by xDarrenx
Travel News – Open as Usual.
**Road Closure Announcement** From Monday November 11 th East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be closing local roads in the area which will affect people travelling to the reserve.They have assured us that access to the reserve will not be...Posted 10 Nov 2019 by xDarrenx
Slavonian grebe on Singleton lagoon!
Just a quick update - A great find by our Warden Mike of a Juvenile Slavonian grebe this afternoon on Singleton lagoon, it was really enjoying the sticklebacks and shrimps by the looks when I went to have a look so lets hope it stays around for...Posted 08 Nov 2019 by Pete Short
At last I’ve managed to see my first harrier roost and it was impressive. Sadly the light levels made it difficult to photograph but it was a spectacle non the less. I counted at least 12 Marsh Harrier (which I never get bored of watching) and I...Posted 06 Nov 2019 by xDarrenx
64,000 waterfowl and rising!
That's the amazing number of waders, ducks and geese birds that have been counted using our fantastic Upper Humber refuges during October and November this year and certainly shows just how important our network of reserves are along this amazing...Posted 05 Nov 2019 by Pete Short
Wetland doing what a wetland should do!
Its certainly been a wet old Autumn here on the Humber with record September and now October rainfall figures along with lots of high tides that have flooded across the reserve , but of course for the habitats and the wetland birds this excess of...Posted 31 Oct 2019 by Pete Short