It's been a long summer for the seabirds and site team at the RSPB Langstone Harbour Reserve but I'm very happy to say that 2017 has been a great one.  In particular it's been a much needed successful year for our breeding little tern colony. A grand total of 27 chicks fledged and are now winging their way south with their parents to their wintering grounds on the west African coast.  It's certainly not been an easy year for them but thanks to their tenacity and a little helping hand from us, a new generation of Solent little terns is heading out into the world!  The following blog is a glimpse into their world and the work the RSPB reserve team have carried out daily over the summer to help them..