Your recent sightings at Mersehead
Your recent sightings
Mersehead Recent Sightings 14 th – 20 th April Wednesday saw us out completing the first Natterjack Toad adult population survey of the year. Natterjack toads are nocturnal so as dusk approached we headed down to the sand dunes and waited for the...Posted 20 Apr 2018 by Mersehead
Natterjack's are a-go!
Mersehead Recent Sightings 7th - 13th April The Natterjack Toads have emerged from hibernation! With mild temperatures at the beginning of the week we had high hopes that they might emerge and we weren’t disappointed! Natterjacks need a consta...Posted 13 Apr 2018 by Mersehead
Rainy days and Mondays...and Tuesdays...and Wednesdays...
Recent Sightings Week 31st March to 6th April 2018 With another chilly weekend and persistent wind and rain throughout Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, we recorded 36mm of rainfall over the 3 days. Around 8pm on Wednesday evening the skies cleared a...Posted 06 Apr 2018 by Mersehead
Mersehead Recent Sightings 24 th – 30 th March Spring migrants have been arriving at Mersehead this week with our first singing Chiffchaff of the year recorded on Rainbow Lane yesterday. Sand Martin has also been reported to the Visitor Centre....Posted 30 Mar 2018 by Mersehead
Town Hall Clock
Mersehead Recent Sightings 17 th - 23 rd March After the milder weather we had last week, this week began with a cold snap that resulted in heavy frost. After spawning across the site, there was a chance that the Frog’s breeding season was over...Posted 23 Mar 2018 by Mersehead
Flight of the Bumblebee
Recent Sightings Week 10th - 16th March 2018 After a wet start to the week on Saturday, we took a reading of 11mm of rainfall on Sunday morning. Although the day had been miserable for some, the damp conditions were perfect for frogs, and...Posted 16 Mar 2018 by Mersehead