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Crane drama
13 Apr 2021

Crane drama

Crane pair Oakie and Sherbert appeared to have settled on a nest territory on one of the Top New Piece islands but all may not be well. ...

Re-opening tomorrow!
11 Apr 2021

Re-opening tomorrow!

A brief round-up of sightings for Sunday 11th April...

A week of raptor watching
09 Apr 2021

A week of raptor watching

With a busy week on the ground ahead of reopening, the skies above have been busy too...

Cold winds and a Merlin
03 Apr 2021

Cold winds and a Merlin

Cold dry winds across the site today with birds congregating in sheltered areas...

Return of the warblers
02 Apr 2021

Return of the warblers

In a week of record breaking temperatures we've seen a flurry of new arrivals around the reserve...

Turning black and white
26 Mar 2021

Turning black and white

The breeding season has really kicked up a gear this week...

Brief return of the Bonaparte's
19 Mar 2021

Brief return of the Bonaparte's

The Bonaparte's Gull made a brief return on Wednesday as other signs of Spring are on show...

30 Dark-bellied Brent on the March WeBS Count
14 Mar 2021

30 Dark-bellied Brent on the March WeBS Count

More Spring migrants - 30 Dark-bellied Brent Geese recorded today...

Wet, windy and wild
12 Mar 2021

Wet, windy and wild

We've had some wet and windy weather this week but spring continues to march forward...

Spring is coming
26 Feb 2021

Spring is coming

The arrival of spring feels like it has stepped up a gear this week...

A second attempt
19 Feb 2021

A second attempt

As we end the week the first of our Bewick's Swans have found a window in the weather to make a second attempt to migrate...

WeBS Count for 14 February 2021
15 Feb 2021

WeBS Count for 14 February 2021

A week of frozen conditions led to extremely low numbers of birds on the reserve and estuary for this count...

A very rare u-turn
12 Feb 2021

A very rare u-turn

Since last Friday we've witnessed a rarely seen phenomena...

More signs of spring
05 Feb 2021

More signs of spring

It's really is starting to feel like spring is upon us, although we've a cold snap to come...

A wet end to the week
30 Jan 2021

A wet end to the week

After the snow last weekend we end the week on a few wet days as temperatures warm up...