Mersehead

Mersehead

Mersehead
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Latest blog posts
  • A Charm of Goldfinch

    RSPB Mersehead Recent Sightings 11 th – 17 th August 2018 With the drought finally coming to an end at Mersehead we been experiencing sudden, sharp and heavy downpours throughout the week. The vegetation has immediately sprung back into life...
  • A Month at Mersehead

    RSPB Mersehead Recent Sightings 4th - 10th August 2018 Residential Volunteering: Highlights After 1 month as a residential volunteer at Mersehead, I have not only learned a multitude of new skills and got to have so many valuable experiences, but...
  • A splash of colour

    RSPB Mersehead recent sightings 28 th July – 3 rd August It’s been a changeable week weather- wise here at Mersehead. Sunny skies have been mixed with dreich spells and heavy bouts of rain. To counter the grey spells we’ve been experiencing...
  • A bit of Botany

    RSPB Mersehead Recent Sightings 21 st – 27 th July 2018 We were joined by the Kirkcudbrightshire vice-county plant recorder this week and searched the merse for the presence of the regionally scarce species listed on the reserve. The extremely...
  • 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...
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