Exmoor ponies travel to South Downs reserve




Five Exmoor ponies will be spending their summer at the RSPB’s Broadwater Warren nature reserve helping to restore heathland. Over the next 6 … [Read more...]




First winter bitterns return to Rye Meads




The first 2011 winter Bitterns have returned to Rye Meads nature reserve, in Hertfordshire. Just one week after 1000 small silver rudd were … [Read more...]




Highest orchid numbers for 25 years




A recent butterfly-orchid survey in Wales has revealed double the number of rare plants compared to last year and the highest number for 25 … [Read more...]




RSPB fights back against invasive plants




The RSPB is launching a battle against invasive non-native plants. As summer gets underway, the wildlife charity wants to make people aware of the … [Read more...]




Rare dragonfly returns to south Cumbria




After years of absence the first white-faced darters emerge at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, near Kendal, in south Cumbria. The recurrence of this … [Read more...]




Little Ringed Plover spotted in Wearside




Visitors to a North East England nature reserve have been rewarded with a wide selection of wading birds, thanks to the dryer than normal … [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...]




Cumbria First for Rare Dragonfly




South Cumbria will be the first to see the re-introduction of the rare white-faced darter dragonfly onto Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, near … [Read more...]




International Dawn Chorus Day – 2 May 2010




International Dawn Chorus Day is an annual celebration of the world’s oldest wake-up call – the dawn chorus – and the beauty of bird … [Read more...]




Cumbrian osprey returns – to Lancashire




A Lake District osprey born at the nest on the east side of Bassenthwaite Lake, near Keswick, two years ago has been spotted at Leighton Moss RSPB … [Read more...]