Your recent sightings at Marshside
Your recent sightings
Upcoming changes at Marshside
The Ribble Estuary is vast, stretching from Lytham St Annes on the north side, down to Southport on the south side. Between the two, the great expanse of marvellous mudflats and saltmarsh are a vital home for nature. Mud might not sound...Posted 25 Jun 2019 by Annabel Rushton
An exciting addition to Marshside!
Thanks to funding from Biffa Award , we are taking even more birds under our wing on the Ribble Estuary after recently purchasing Crossens Inner Marsh, a wet grassland area adjacent to Marshside. The marsh, which is already home to over-wintering...Posted 04 Jun 2019 by Annabel Rushton
Breeding season update - Recent sightings
This is a blog about the happenings and sightings at RSPB Marshside, a nature reserve on the Ribble estuary near Southport. It’s been a busy spring and summer season so far – with lots of work being done by our warden team and volunteers to...Posted 05 Jul 2017 by Will F
Recent sightings - a warm day in April.
It’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog and there has been all kinds going on.......the breeding season is now in full swing. Lapwing have been nesting around the reserve, they have been quite early this year so keep your eyes peeled for...Posted 28 Apr 2017 by Barry S
Warblers on the march - Recent sightings
Our summer visitors are continuing to return in large numbers to Marshside - the last week has seen wheatear , sand martin , house martin and swallow making a comeback along with a few of our favorite warblers...... chiffchaff , blackcap and willo...Posted 07 Apr 2017 by Barry S
A warm afternoon brings out the butterflies - Recent sightings
I'm going to start this weeks blog by giving a mention to our early emerging butterflies, I spotted two species while I was out on the marsh this afternoon - Glorious sunshine possibly bringing them out of hibernation. The first was a peacock...Posted 24 Mar 2017 by Barry S