Goose watch in Dumfries




Tens of thousands of geese are expected to pass through the Dumfries area during March and Early April on their way to the breeding … [Read more...]




Arctic Redpolls arrive in Durham




A nature reserve in Durham is celebrating after an Arctic Redpoll is spotted. The rare visitor to the UK was found at the Rainton Meadows nature … [Read more...]




Heron fishing as river thaws




Our local Heron grabs a chance to feed as the icy waters of the Eden start to flow again. Over four weeks of below freezing temperatures … [Read more...]




Barn Owl may become extinct




The Barn Owl could become extinct, according to founder of The World Owl Trust. Tony Warburton MBE, the Founder and Honorary President of the … [Read more...]




Birds struggling in freezing conditions




Garden and migratory birds will suffer if arctic conditions continue according to a leading bird charity. Following the prolonged icy blast … [Read more...]




Red Kites doing well in Cumbria




Red kites, reintroduced into the Lake District earlier this year, are doing well according to the Forestry Commission. Reports indicate that they … [Read more...]




Bittern numbers increase




Bittern numbers are on the increase,  according to the latest research. This threatened heron has enjoyed its most successful year since it … [Read more...]




Sparrows get drive-through food




Sparrows in an East Cumbrian town have found a unique way of finding food. Cars arriving at the Co-Operative store in Kirkby Stephen are given a … [Read more...]




Record breeding year for World Owl Trust




2010 is proving to be a record breaking breeding year for the World Owl Trust at Muncaster Castle near Ravenglass in the Western Lake District, with … [Read more...]




Humber Avocet colony expands




A failing breeding avocet colony on the Humber has enjoyed a dramatic reversal in fortunes with its most successful season ever, thanks to a major … [Read more...]