The Osprey has landed
More wonderful wildlife news at Brockholes this week as an Osprey has landed on our Osprey platform for the first time.
Big Bee News
Fantastic news at Brockholes as two species of bee, never before seen at the Lancashire Wildlife Trust site, have been seen.
Jolly July - What wildlife has been seen this month?
Butterflies in abundance and a very rare ornithological sight; brilliant bugs and dragons a plenty, there has been so much to see at…
Which is a moth, and which is a butterfly?
They both have wings, are colourful, and flutter around Brockholes at this time of year. But how can you recognise a butterfly from a…
Joyous June – What wildlife has been see this month?
In June, the fledglings start to grow into ‘teenagers’, while the parents teach them how to survive on their own. For insect lovers,…
They've yet to nest, but beautiful Ospreys have been spotted flying overhead at Brockholes and fishing in the ponds.
What is cuckoo spit?
Despite its nickname, cuckoo spit doesn’t come from cuckoos. So what exactly is cuckoo spit, and where does it come from?
Magical May - What has been seen at Brockholes?
May is always a lovely month for wildlife. Whatever the weather, the circle of life moves forward and nests are built, breeding season…
Damsels V Dragons
They're both long, thin and brightly coloured - but do you know how to tell the difference between a Dragonfly and a Damselfly?
Spring bees: Which species are on the wing first?
Have you heard the familiar whirr of bees buzzing around your garden yet? Many species emerge in spring to gorge on early nectar and…
Amazing sights seen in April
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…
Have you seen the Garganey?
Over the last few weeks we have had a new visitor on the site. He's extremely rare in Lancashire, and many of our visitors have…