Much to members delight, we are being thoroughly spoiled with more regular otter (Lutra lutra) sightings at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve. Historically, otter tracks have been noted on the reserve extension pre-2011. But it was in November 2013 when the first otter sighting was noted from the main hide, towards the back of the lake. […]
The nature reserve was delighted to have been asked to take part in Chris Packham’s 24hr BioBlitz, from the 21st to 22nd July. This was an intense period of ecological surveying to record all of the living species on the reserve! We were incredibly lucky to have a visit from Chris Packham himself, who spent […]
Winter captures from the reserve!
Some of the latest summer splendours!
A wonderful time of year, with lots of young birds, mammals and insects in abundance across the reserve. Enjoy this latest gallery by our members!
A new year at King’s Dyke Nature Reserve! This is the time of year where we undertake a lot of management work before the breeding season begins in the spring. Typical work includes clearing overgrown ponds and trimming back vegetation to encourage growth. Winter days also often provide a fantastic insight into the challenges wildlife faces. […]
Despite the temperature dropping in the last few months, our member’s spirits haven’t been dampened and they have been out and captured some brilliant moments on camera, which you can see in the gallery! The wildlife on the reserve is doing really well for this time of year, with an abundance of berries and plantation available for food, […]
Natural England have teamed up with King’s Dyke Nature Reserve to undertake drone survey work, to help plot the extent of the various habitat types we have on site. The work has allowed us to view the reserve and habitats in a perspective never possible before and to analyse a surveying process that opens up a […]