Your recent sightings at Leighton Moss
Your recent sightings
Waders Waders Everywhere...
The autumn wader fest continues here at Leighton Moss, despite (and indeed because of) the diminishing water levels! The Eric Morecambe Pool remains water-free while the Allen Pool has at least been topped up by last week's high tides. As a...Posted 17 Sep 2021 by Jon C
Autumn Gets Underway
It's certainly been a period of change here in the last week or so; one minute it's cracking the proverbial flags, the next it's overcast and muggy. And there is now more than a hint of autumn across the landscape here in the Arnside and Silverdal...Posted 11 Sep 2021 by Jon C
Warden Tales & Recent Sightings
While the dry spell continues and the water levels continue to drop, there's very much a hint of autumn in the air. It's getting a little chillier in the mornings and an increase in the number of wildfowl and waders across the reserve is noticeabl...Posted 31 Aug 2021 by Jon C
Emily Williamson Comes To Leighton & Recent Sightings
While it's not exactly been blistering summer weather of late, we still have pretty low water levels across the reserve due to a relative lack of rain. This has resulted in Lilian's Pool providing the perfect place for hundreds of black-tailed...Posted 20 Aug 2021 by Jon C
A Warden's Work & Recent Sightings
As we head into autumn, the reserve landscape and its inhabitants are changing on an almost daily basis. Moulting wildfowl can be seen loafing on the water (providing some fun identification challenges!) while coot families actively gather in...Posted 06 Aug 2021 by Jon C
Wandering waders & other visitors...
Late summer is always a brilliant time for wader watching. Whether you're on the coast or an inland reservoir there's always something going on, as post-breeding birds funnel down through the UK in search of suitable feeding and roosting sites as...Posted 27 Jul 2021 by Jon C