The reserve is flooding up again after a long, dry summer, and the Brent Geese have returned, all the way from their breeding grounds in Siberia!
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My name is Katie and I am the new Assistant Ranger here at Abberton reservoir nature reserve. I love all wildlife, especially Bats! I am currently doing a MSc in Wildlife Conservation and am very…
With autumn now upon us, we thought it would be useful to share some interesting and useful advice from our bird food partner, Vine House Farm, for anyone with a wildlife garden – or indeed anyone…
Autumn is a spectacular time of great change here at Belfairs. Here are 5 things in particular to look out for:
Summer is here, the Naze is teeming with an abundance of wildlife.
As July’s theme is “Bug Bonanza”, this month we will focus on five “true” Bugs of the many "bugs" you can find here at Belfairs.
Lots of butterflies, bees and other insects to be seen around Abberton Reserve at the moment especially on the wildflower areas and woodland edges.
Spring is arriving at Abberton, albeit slowly. The weather is cloudy and blustery. There is the beginnings of leaves on Hawthorn and blossom on Blackthorn showing in the young woodland.
At this time of year there are many interesting sights to look out for in the ancient woodlands of Belfairs. Ranger Tristan Colaco explores what to look out for this time of year!
January can be a difficult time of year for wildlife, as the long cold nights continue and natural food sources become harder to find. Lorna Shaw, Biological Records Centre Co-ordinator at Essex…