Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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Latest blog posts
  • Nature's nursery and recent sightings

    As we move deeper into Summer, there’s no better time to witness the charming evidence of Leighton Moss as a grand nursery for nature. It’s pleasing to see this wealth of new life so visible across the reserve, undefeated by early Spring’s...
  • To intervene or not to intervene – that is the question?

    With the incredibly exciting news that we have bitterns breeding again for the first time in a decade, our Site Manager Jarrod Sneyd recalls his lifelong passion for this iconic species here at Leighton Moss, and how we've made the recovery happen...
  • A wild week of birds and beasts at Leighton Moss

    This week I had the pleasure of helping to lead three excellent events at Leighton Moss, bringing visitors closer to the various forms of wildlife that thrive on the reserve. I started the week by joining Paul Hurst (Leighton Moss’ Warden intern...
  • Membership milestone and recent sightings

    Following on from where my previous post ended, we are glad to announce that yesterday David Mower recruited his 1000 th RSPB membership at Leighton Moss! As a token of appreciation, David awarded the couple with a lovely framed copy of his photograph...
  • The Best of May

    This was the best of May – the small brown birds Wisely reiterating endlessly What no man learnt yet, in or out school. Sedge warbler by David Mower These final lines from the Edward Thomas’ poem ‘Sedge-Warblers’...
Latest photos
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Young fox

Taken at Leighton Moss on the Family trail between the Skytower and Tim Jackson Hide. I've never...
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Osprey today

osprey with rings on both legs 06/05/2018
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Long tailed tit Leighton Moss 20.3.18

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Starling murmuration, Feb 27

Starling murmuration gets underway, evening Feb 27th.
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Starling blizzard!

Starling murmuration as the snow storm started, evening Feb 27th.
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Coalescence

Starling murmuration seen above Leighton Moss on 26th February 2018
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Dog Otter

A dog otter near the bridge on the causeway just past the hide
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Otter

A dog otter approaching the causeway
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Heron again at Lilians Hide

Heron again at Lilians Hide
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Heron at Lilians Hide

Heron at Lilians Hide
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Bearded Tits on grit tray at Leighton Moss

Bearded Tits on grit tray at Leighton Moss
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Bearded Tits at Leighton Moss

Beared Tits at Leighton Moss on the grit tray
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