Your recent sightings at Newport Wetlands
Your recent sightings
Recent sightings 16.05.22 – It’s GO GO GO here at Newport
Image credit: Terry Winter What a busy two weeks it has been here at the wetlands! The breeding season is in full swing with many species either wandering round with a trail of fluff or flying over the lagoons hoping to catch a fish. From mallard...Posted 24 May 2022 by Kirsty Lindsay
Recent Sightings 2.5.22 - bumblebees, booming and babies
The past week or two have really been the fulfilment of Spring. The air has been full of song from our year-round birds and from our newly arrived migrants. We’ve been listening to the earlier migrants for a few weeks, Blackcaps and Chiffchaffs,...Posted 09 May 2022 by Kirsty Lindsay
Recent sightings 25.4.22 A cuckoo is better late than never
After a long waiting game, the iconic sound of the cuckoo circled the reserve this week. A quiet Thursday morning was soon flipped on its head as visitors descended off the reserve with beaming smiles, eager to share the good news. It has been hea...Posted 04 May 2022 by Kirsty Lindsay
Noisy reeds and insect galore – Recent sightings 11.04.22-24.04.22
Easter well and truly lived up to its reputation of being a busy time of year and we aren’t just talking about the visitors. Our Easter trail and children’s activities were a real success and it was lovely to see families getting out and exploring...Posted 25 Apr 2022 by Kirsty Lindsay
Recent sightings 21.3.2022-1.4.2022 Sunshine, Snow and Snakes!
Image Credit: Andrew Quittelier As we welcome in April, some very exciting changes have happened in our visitor centre. We have a calm and relaxing new style to our café to recover and ponder your days adventures in. The shop has relocated and...Posted 01 Apr 2022 by Kirsty Lindsay
Look out spring is about!
Let’s talk about Springtime and Newport Wetlands Reserve. Formally, Spring starts on 1 March each year and lasts for three months. The natural world works to its own timings and our plants and animals respond to day length and temperature changes...Posted 17 Mar 2022 by Joshua Sankey