Your recent sightings at Hodbarrow
Your recent sightings
A few sightings from a lovely sunny Hodbarrow
No jacket required today. What a relief to not have to be waterproofed up to the max. Even on the sea wall where the normal blast of cold wind normally makes you stop and add a few layers the sun was warm. The fine weather meant for fine views up...Posted 10 Mar 2014 by Mhairi
Has Spring sprung?
It was a glorious morning on the reserve yesterday. The lagoon was still with reflections - a huge change from the wind driven waves of the last few weeks. I was just aware of the birdsong and the warmth of the sun as I walked along towards the...Posted 04 Mar 2014 by ChrisLR
What is that in the sky?
I think that is what we call the sun! And what a difference the sun shinning makes here in Cumbria. It was a lovely day today and the reserve was certainly ringing with the sound of activity. Accompanying the birds singing in the trees was the sou...Posted 24 Feb 2014 by Mhairi
Wild weather at Hodbarrow 14/02/2014
We've had a bit of a battering here at Hodbarrow yesterday and the day before. Although we weren't treated to the full extent of the winds and rains. We spent the morning bashing some gorse and getting a roaring fire going. After this we went arou...Posted 14 Feb 2014 by Mhairi
Hodbarrow sightings 03/02
We have survived another high tide and storm this weekend at Hodbarrow and Haverigg. We will be writing a blog about that soon. On the reserve today the wind was still quite strong and was fairly rattling the doors of the hide. Having a look out...Posted 03 Feb 2014 by Mhairi
Hodbarrow sightings 18/12/2013
What a day! Strong winds and heavy rain showers have really made for an interesting count today. The wind direction meant at high tide many wildfowl were choosing to roost in the lagoon - tucking themselves into the edge out of the wind. The sea...Posted 18 Dec 2013 by Mhairi