Queens Award for Voluntary Service

A Wide Variety of Birds

These birds were recorded on the reserve by Rachel Malloch on 17 February.

Sightings Board January 2024

Birds recorded on the sightings board at the end of January 2024


25 September – there was a Jay planting acorns in Big Meadow.

Here we go again….

The first flush count of the winter this morning put up a total of 22 snipe, all common. … Read More

A disappointing tally

Given the strength of snipe numbers so far this season, we were expecting a busy time this morning. … Read More

Heron and jays

I saw a heron in the middle of the Grammar School field today. I have seen it there … Read More

October flush count

Our first foray of the winter through the marshes this morning raised a total of 7 snipe: one … Read More

Bird activity

As well as the usual garden birds around the shed and Orchard this morning there were * a … Read More

Teal and ?

At least eight teal on School Pond yesterday morning (27th), then in the afternoon as well as teal … Read More


Whilst in the West Field this morning we found a group of feathers, the remains of a bird … Read More