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…
Marvellous March - What have you seen?
As the sun breaks through and the frost drips from the leaves, the land thaws into beautiful, bountiful Spring.
What's Been Seen This February?
From blue tits to robins, and curlews to bittern - the wildlife at Brockholes this February has been unprecedented due to the warm…
Have you seen the Bittern?
A welcome winter visitor to Brockholes, the Bittern has once again returned and has been spotted by a few regular visitors.
What is a Starling Murmuration and why do they form?
Winter brings with it one of nature’s true spectacles: starling murmurations. But what is a starling murmuration, and why do these…
What has been seen so far in November?
The trees are turning and the starlings are murmuring, Autumn is in its prime and wildlife is rife all over our 250-acres of nature…