Your recent sightings at Leighton Moss
Your recent sightings
Recent sightings & continued murmurations
At 4pm Monday evening I took a walk up the sky tower, I’d heard that the starlings (copyright David Kjaer rspb-images.com) had moved into the centre area of the reserve near Lillian’s hide, and I have to say, I was not disappointed. Small group...Posted 23 Jan 2020 by Jon C
Get Big Garden Birdwatch Ready!
As we reach the midway point of January, we always have something to look forward to, the annual Big Garden Birdwatch ! As always, we are calling everyone to join in and tell us what they find in their gardens, yards and parks. Each year we have...Posted 14 Jan 2020 by Jon C
More Murmuration Musings
First of all, on behalf of all the staff and volunteers here at Leighton Moss I would like to wish you all a very happy 2020. For many birders, this is the time to start a new year-list and our wonderful reserve is the place to visit if you want t...Posted 02 Jan 2020 by Jon C
Murmuration Gets Under Way
One of the things we get asked about more than anything else at this time of year is, 'are the starlings murmurating yet?'. From October through to the end of December we usually give the same reply; not yet. In recent years the large numbers of...Posted 26 Dec 2019 by Jon C
Recent sightings and a regular visitor's thoughts...
Many of our visitors are being wowed by the continued presence of the redwings and fieldfares showing brilliantly in and around the orchard and garden here at Leighton Moss. The photographers seem to have moved seamlessly from bearded tits (still...Posted 17 Dec 2019 by Jon C
Recent Sightings and Road Renovations
In the last few days, after having seen temperatures plummet, we have returned once more to damper, milder conditions. The ice that covered the pools earlier in the week is gone and the ducks that were huddled around the small patches of open wate...Posted 04 Dec 2019 by Jon C