Hobbies in action, Osprey still present and a brief Red Kite
Snipe influx and wildfowl arrivals
A mini heat wave sees many dragonfly on the wing and a classic early autumn Snipe influx and early duck arrivals.
The osprey first spotted a few weeks ago is still around at Brockholes - fantastic news!
Osprey Action and more Migration
An Osprey hangs around and birds move through on their southerly journey.
Latest Sightings at Brockholes
Arrivals, departures and autumn movements - our sightings this week from The Look Out.
Notes from The Lookout
It's that time of year when the Summer weather starts to show signs of Autumn, with wind and rainstorms a feature of the last week…
It's a warm one this week! Top news is the sighting of Common Sandpiper chicks and the reserve's third Ruddy Darter and…
Mid July breeding birds and other sightings
Lots of bird activity around the reserve, wildflowers blooming and insect life to be investigated.
Mini Frog Time
It's that time of year again when you have to be extra careful where you walk! Mini frogs and toads are jumping around and can be…
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?
View From The Lookout
Latest sighting and general musings from the in focus team based in the Lookout at Brockholes Nature Reserve
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…