Your recent sightings at Mersehead
Your recent sightings
Conquering Creeks, Containing Cows and Caring for Curlew at Kirkconnell
RSPB Mersehead Recent Sightings 20th - 26th February 2021 With the tides and, as it happened, the weather on our side, the Mersehead team headed to Kirkconnell Merse to carry out the annual audit of over 4km of fencing that ensures the cattle who...Posted 26 Feb 2021 by Mersehead
RSPB Mersehead Recent Sightings 13th - 19th February 2021 Last weekend was the monthly Wetland Bird Survey across the reserves. With a minimum temperature of -3 o C recorded every 24 hours over the five days leading up to the survey, it was not...Posted 18 Feb 2021 by Mersehead
The Mersehead year list reached 100 today with a fly over Great Northern Diver seen during a walk along the beach. Here is the list so far: 100 Great Northern Diver 99 Bar-tailed Godwit 98 Grey Wagtail 97 Moorhen 96 Lesser Redpoll 95 Rock Pipit 94...Posted 14 Feb 2021 by Mersehead
The sun has returned!
Mersehead Recent Sightings 6 th -12 th February 2021 Saturday saw the welcome return of the sun! Even early in the day, with snow still on Redbank hill, blue sky spoke of the sun to come this week. And with the water draining from the fields, wher...Posted 12 Feb 2021 by Mersehead
Recipe for a wild week at Mersehead: Take 30mph easterly gusts, mix in a dash of snow, and top with 108mm of rain.
Mersehead Recent Sightings 30th January – 5th February 2021 As I am sure it was for many of you, participating in the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch (BGBW) was one of the highlights of the weekend. With the feeders primed, I sat by the kitchen window...Posted 05 Feb 2021 by Mersehead
Ninety One & Counting
Mersehead Recent Sightings 23 rd – 29 th January 2021 Mersehead was waking up to a hard frost, thick ice and a light layer of snow over the weekend. Hundreds of wildfowl including Teal , Pintail and Shoveler were crowded together feeding on the...Posted 29 Jan 2021 by Mersehead