Mersehead

Mersehead

Mersehead
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Latest blog posts
  • Enjoying the summer but looking ahead…

    It’s hard to imagine in this hot July weather, but work is already in progress here at Mersehead to prepare for autumn and the arrival of wintering bird populations. Hay has been baled, and grazing cattle are helping to control invasive species...
  • True Lover's Knot

    Mersehead Recent Sightings Blog 7 th -13 th July It’s been another hot and sunny week again here at Mersehead. Despite the slightly parched looking fields, on closer inspection there is still plenty of colour about in the form of wildflowers...
  • Make hay, while the sun shines

    RSPB Mersehead Recent Sightings 30 th June – 6 th July 2018 With this fantastic dry spell of weather, it’s a perfect time to get out and explore for butterflies and day-flying moths on the reserve. Plenty of small whites , meadow browns...
  • Curlew, Clegs and the return of the Admiral

    RSPB Mersehead Recent Sightings 23rd - 29th June 2018 Here’s what’s been happening in a scorching hot week here at Mersehead… Last week we reported that some of our house martins had been forcibly evicted from their nests by house...
  • Eviction

    RSPB Mersehead Recent Sightings 16 th – 22 nd June 2018 Heavy rain over the weekend encouraged the Natterjack Toads to return to Pool A where we found 6 new spawn strings this week. The Natterjack toad has a prolonged breeding season running...
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