Your recent sightings at Middleton Lakes
Your recent sightings
Recent sightings - it's all golden out there!
Gold is a running theme through todays blog post. With a lack of strong winds and rain the trees have retained their leaves longer than usual and the reserve is still looking golden! This strange weather has meant some flowers are kicking back at...Posted 02 Nov 2016 by KatieT
Recent sightings - autumnal easterlies bring in the birds!
Now we are in the midst of October it is certainly feeling Autumnal now after a long late Summer. The woodlands are looking red, green, purple and gold as the leaves change with the fungi starting to appear now the rain has dampened the ground....Posted 18 Oct 2016 by KatieT
Rumblings in the reedbed
If you are visiting the reserve in the next couple of months you may hear some rumbling, slushing and crashing noises coming from the Dosthill part of the reserve. Don't worry, the koniks and cows haven't escaped! - it's only the contractors in...Posted 16 Sep 2016 by KatieT
A first blog from Miriam Lawley, who is the current assistant warden intern, tells us about the survey work she has been conducting..... As an intern, every day at Middleton Lakes presents something new, from brushcutting on the wetlands, working ...Posted 07 Sep 2016 by KatieT
What a fantastic August!
The last weeks of August have been some of my favourite wildlife watching moments on the reserve so far this year! It has meant that we have taken longer to do jobs out on site, as things like spotted redshanks, ospreys and spotted flycatchers are...Posted 01 Sep 2016 by KatieT
Recent sightings - hooching with life
I love this time of year! There is the possibility of seeing something different everyday as birds move through on their autumn migration. Like on Thursday morning when 2 tree pipits flew low over my head! An unexpected and welcome sight and good ...Posted 23 Aug 2016 by KatieT