Marshside

Marshside

Marshside
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Latest blog posts
  • Breeding season update - Recent sightings

    This is a blog about the happenings and sightings at RSPB Marshside, a nature reserve on the Ribble estuary near Southport. It’s been a busy spring and summer season so far – with lots of work being done by our warden team and volunteers...
  • Recent sightings - a warm day in April.

    It’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog and there has been all kinds going on.......the breeding season is now in full swing. Lapwing have been nesting around the reserve, they have been quite early this year so keep your eyes peeled for...
  • Warblers on the march - Recent sightings

    Our summer visitors are continuing to return in large numbers to Marshside - the last week has seen wheatear , sand martin , house martin and swallow making a comeback along with a few of our favorite warblers...... chiffchaff , blackcap and willow warbler...
  • A warm afternoon brings out the butterflies - Recent sightings

    I'm going to start this weeks blog by giving a mention to our early emerging butterflies, I spotted two species while I was out on the marsh this afternoon - Glorious sunshine possibly bringing them out of hibernation. The first was a peacock butterfly...
  • Spring is in full swing.

    The most exciting time of the year is upon us and the movement is on.........the departure of our winter visitors is underway and the summer migrants are beginning to appear - along with numerous early flying bees and butterflies. Colt's foot is...
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