Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Kestrel Mobbed by Magpies

This female kestrel was being mobbed by magpies by the Aldcliffe Rd. gate.

A Wide Variety of Birds

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

A host of magpies

We all know we are strong on magpies and don’t usually report sightings of this destructive bird but … Read More

Magpie and Kestrel

As we walked home after this morning’s hedging work, we saw a kestrel flying above Cromwell’s Pond. It … Read More


About 9am this morning a Merlin hunting along the Flora hedge along the footpath (field side) – Using … Read More

Where are the swifts?

2 swifts tonight near the large houses on Aldcliffe road. How much longer must we wait before they … Read More


I counted 10 magpies in the Big Meadow this afternoon. Is this a record? Perhaps not good for … Read More