Mersehead

Mersehead

Mersehead
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Latest blog posts
  • Record Breaking

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 14 th – 20 th April Wednesday saw us out completing the first Natterjack Toad adult population survey of the year. Natterjack toads are nocturnal so as dusk approached we headed down to the sand dunes and waited for...
  • Natterjack's are a-go!

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 7th - 13th April The Natterjack Toads have emerged from hibernation! With mild temperatures at the beginning of the week we had high hopes that they might emerge and we weren’t disappointed! Natterjacks need a constant...
  • Rainy days and Mondays...and Tuesdays...and Wednesdays...

    Recent Sightings Week 31st March to 6th April 2018 With another chilly weekend and persistent wind and rain throughout Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, we recorded 36mm of rainfall over the 3 days. Around 8pm on Wednesday evening the skies cleared and...
  • Osprey Overhead

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 24 th – 30 th March Spring migrants have been arriving at Mersehead this week with our first singing Chiffchaff of the year recorded on Rainbow Lane yesterday. Sand Martin has also been reported to the Visitor Centre...
  • Town Hall Clock

    Mersehead Recent Sightings 17 th - 23 rd March After the milder weather we had last week, this week began with a cold snap that resulted in heavy frost. After spawning across the site, there was a chance that the Frog’s breeding season was over...
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