Aire Valley - Fairburn Ings and St Aidan's

Aire Valley - Fairburn Ings and St Aidan's

Aire Valley - Fairburn Ings and St Aidan's
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Latest blog posts
  • Two insect first's for Fairburn

    The little egrets continue to be seen at Pick-up hide, along with up to five herons, pochards, a green sandpiper and a juvenile little ringed plover. Up at Big Hole, there has been a little grebe with chicks and a yellow-legged gull. On Main Bay, there...
  • A snipet of summer sightings

    A quick sighting update from the reserve, there's just too much wildlife around at the moment to mention it all! It has been buzzing with insects recently with plenty of butterflies, damselflies and dragonflies about. Just to pick a few, we’ve...
  • New staff for the Aire Valley reserves

    You might see a few new faces around Fairburn Ings if you visit the reserve, we have three new people on our team and we thought we’d let them introduce themselves to you. Hi I'm Beki Williams, the new Aire Valley Visitor Officer; you might...
  • Pickup Hide is the place to be!

    There’s been some great wildlife spotted from Pickup Hide this week. The pool is quite sheltered and seems to be popular with mallards raising their young. The water and reedbeds also attracts a wide variety of other bird life. On Sunday there were...
  • The hawkmoths are here!

    We’ve had a lovely juvenile great spotted woodpecker on the peanut feeder in our wildlife garden today which everyone was pleased to see. Other visitors to the feeders include a nuthatch, goldfinches, greenfinches and loads of young tree sparrows...
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