• Fairburn mega!!

    Now here's a question for you birdy nerdys.  What links?

    Great Northern Diver, Gannet, Ring-necked Duck, Ferruginous Duck, Montagu's Harrier, Red-footed Falcon, Spotted Crake, Pectoral Sandpiper, Grey Phalarope, Arctic Skua, Roseate Tern, White-winged Black Tern, Wryneck, Shore Lark, Dipper, Black Redstart, Firecrest, Great Grey Shrike, Lapland Bunting and Snow Bunting?




    ........The answer. They have all…

    • 9 Oct 2012
  • A new approach to traffic management?

    Following the latest flooding we have acquired a new reed bed on the reserve. See the picture below. Maybe other Authorities could consider this environmentally sensitive approach to traffic calming?


    Sightings wise things have been a bit quiet as you might imagine. There were 100 Pink-footed Geese flying west yesterday, several Grey Wagtails have passed through, a few Pintail have returned to spend the winter with…

    • 2 Oct 2012
  • Up the Olympic Garden Path

    Hello there,

    Sorry its been a while, but seeing as this wildlife garden blog has an Olympic theme we are coming to you as TEAM RSPB to relay everything about our trials and tribulations with our wildlife garden this summer.

    The main event has been the Great British weather and has given us many hurdles to overcome! We are sure like us, you have felt the complete unpredictability of it too. It has made managing any…

    • 2 Oct 2012