They've yet to nest, but beautiful Ospreys have been spotted flying overhead at Brockholes and fishing in the ponds.
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It doesn't look all that scary, but Himalayan Balsam is a huge conservation problem which we are 'bashing' into shape at Brockholes.
Despite its nickname, cuckoo spit doesn’t come from cuckoos. So what exactly is cuckoo spit, and where does it come from?
In Spring time, the forest floor is a carpet of colour. From blues, purples, green and white, the flowers come into bloom and the wildlife flock to the sweet nectar.
May is always a lovely month for wildlife. Whatever the weather, the circle of life moves forward and nests are built, breeding season continues, fledglings start to appear, and families explore…
With wildlife all around out 250-acre nature reserve, it's difficult to see everything, and easy to miss some vital sightings over the lakes.
They're both long, thin and brightly coloured - but do you know how to tell the difference between a Dragonfly and a Damselfly?
Have you heard the familiar whirr of bees buzzing around your garden yet? Many species emerge in spring to gorge on early nectar and find nest sites, so it’s the perfect time to go on a little bee…
With another scorching week in April, the flowers came into full bloom, birds began to breed and the whole of Brockholes just burst with light, colour and love.
We waited with bated breath for the first signs of spring, and when they arrived, their colour and sound sung loud and clear. The season is finally here.