Open Week 2016 Events – Coming Soon!

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  Come along for our Annual Open Week, free to all the public! Tuesday 31st May, Thursday 2nd June and Saturday 4th June. All days Midday to 6pm. Events include : Fossil hunting : Pond dipping : Nature trail : Bird watching : Snake handling : Dissecting owl pellets : Bird fat ball making : […]

September Sightings

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Autumn is upon us and the weather is certainly changing! Although many of the warblers have left for the year there is still an abundance of wildlife still on show. There are still lots of dragonflies and damselflies about, and a large variety of finches at tits feeding in front of the main hide. In […]

Magnificent Macros

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Here is an excellent selection of macro photographs taken by our members over the summer months so far, highlighting the great variety of invertebrates and plants on show.

Summer Sightings

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Here is a selection of photos of the wildlife recorded by members during July and the first week of August. Of particular note, is the pair of Kingfishers that are regularly posing in front of the main hide creating an ever growing collection of superb Kingfisher shots. There was also a new species of Moth for the reserve, […]

July Moth Survey

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On Saturday evening we carried out a very successful moth survey outside the main hide with over 110 species recorded so far, with many more to be identified. Here are a selection of the moths found and photographed. Another moth survey will be scheduled for later in the summer so if you are interested in […]

Latest Sightings

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Here is a selection of the wildlife seen and recorded by members on the reserve last week.

Insects flourishing

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With the excellent weather we have had over the last few weeks the reserve’s insects are flourishing. There are a  huge varieties of insects, particularly dragonflies, damselflies and moths, that are visible at the moment.