Your recent sightings at Old Moor
Your recent sightings
Autumn arrives in South Yorkshire as RSPB Old Moor reserve hosts BBC Autumnwatch!
For the last few weeks, the team on the reserve have been getting very excited, and we can now finally officially confirm, Old Moor is to be one of the base sites for this years Autumnwatch. The RSPB’s dynamic Old Moor Nature Reserve, has been chose...Posted 20/10/2020 by Lydia T
Autumn Reedbed Management
Lucy has an update for us from the warden team: Now that the Bittern have finished nesting and the reeds have gone dormant for the winter, you’ll notice our wardens and volunteers have begun work in the reedbeds, cutting down young trees and clearing...Posted 01/10/2020 by Lydia T
Update, sightings update from Lucy and a fond farewell.
We have another update from our fantastic intern Lucy, but first a couple of practical updates... We have now opened up Field Pools West hide and Wath Ings hide, meaning that all of green lane is now open. There is hand sanitiser in all of the hides ...Posted 06/09/2020 by Lydia T
Covid-19 Update, Fancy a Cuppa?
As parents prepare for their children’s imminent return to school and we are noticing the gentle shift from summer into autumn on the reserve, I’m back, with another access update from Old Moor. Firstly, some welcome news! We have opened another hide...Posted 25/08/2020 by Lydia T
Another covid-19 Update; a little step forward
It feels like at the moment I am spending all of my time talking and planning and thinking about how to keep visitors staff and volunteers safe as we navigate this brave new world. We do however have some good news for visitors to the reserve. *Some*...Posted 20/07/2020 by Lydia T
Old Moor and Covid-19, an update
With shops opening and plans for pubs and hairdressers to open soon, it feels like the world is slowly beginning to find its feet in this new normal, and in some ways it feels like the RSPB and Old Moor have been lagging behind. We know how desperate...Posted 25/06/2020 by Lydia T