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Heather moor at Geltsdale

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Rare hen harrier chicks have hatched in four nests for the second year running in Bowland.RSPB staff and volunteers discovered the nests on the United Utilities Bowland Estate in early spring and have been monitoring them closely ever since. Recently, they observed a change in behaviour with the female birds bringing food taken from the males, directly into their nests, indicating the presence of chicks. More...

Adult bittern wading in reedbed at Lee Valley Country Park

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Following on from the successful fledging of three bitterns from one nest in recent weeks, the marsh harriers have now taken centre stage. More...

Avocet wading in water

Monday, 27 May 2019

In 1969, four RSPB Members' Groups were founded - the forerunners of the Local Groups we know today. There are now more than 140 Local Groups, including the RSPB Lancaster Local Group. More...

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Osprey in larch tree

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

A party of 16 met at the car park by Esthwaite Water in the South lakes. The weather forecast was not good but everyone who had booked had set out hoping the weather would be kind but knowing after all that this was the Lake District. More...

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