Middleton Lakes

Middleton Lakes

Middleton Lakes
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Latest blog posts
  • Recent sightings - it's all golden out there!

    Gold is a running theme through todays blog post. With a lack of strong winds and rain the trees have retained their leaves longer than usual and the reserve is still looking golden! This strange weather has meant some flowers are kicking back at the...
  • Recent sightings - autumnal easterlies bring in the birds!

    Now we are in the midst of October it is certainly feeling Autumnal now after a long late Summer. The woodlands are looking red, green, purple and gold as the leaves change with the fungi starting to appear now the rain has dampened the ground. ...
  • Rumblings in the reedbed

    If you are visiting the reserve in the next couple of months you may hear some rumbling, slushing and crashing noises coming from the Dosthill part of the reserve. Don't worry, the koniks and cows haven't escaped! - it's only the contractors...
  • Reedbed exploration!

    A first blog from Miriam Lawley, who is the current assistant warden intern, tells us about the survey work she has been conducting..... As an intern, every day at Middleton Lakes presents something new, from brushcutting on the wetlands, working in...
  • What a fantastic August!

    The last weeks of August have been some of my favourite wildlife watching moments on the reserve so far this year! It has meant that we have taken longer to do jobs out on site, as things like spotted redshanks, ospreys and spotted flycatchers are very...
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