What was seen in October?
After a damp start to the month with Boilton Wood flooding, October turned out to be the start of a crisp, bright autumn, with lots of…
Who are Smew?
A very exciting visitor has been at Brockholes this week, a very rare duck, with a very interesting name.
What was seen in September?
September sees the start of Autumn, and the popping up of fungi all around the woodland. From 'dead man's fingers' to…
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?