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Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Adult bittern wading in reedbed at Lee Valley Country Park

Bittern and Marsh Harrier Breeding Success at Leighton Moss

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

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Heather moor at Geltsdale

Four Hen Harrier Nests in Bowland

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...

Monday, 27 May 2019

Avocet wading in water

50 Years of RSPB Local Groups

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...

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

RSPB Lancaster Local Group Newsletter Spring 2019

RSPB Lancaster Local Group Newsletter Spring 2019

In this newsletter Valerie has her leader's report and details of birds in Williamson Park in Lancaster, plus a report from our event at WCF Garden Centre. David gives us his treasurer's report and has an article on feeding garden birds. We have an update from John on pied flycatchers in the Lune valley and Anne has a report on Bowland AONB. Rob Pocklington gives us details of hawfinch at Sizergh and asks for help monitoring ringed birds. More...