One of the most iconic fungi species; the Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria) is the classic toadstool of fairy tales and a truly magical sight amongst the autumnal leaf litter.
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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!
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…
Blue House Farm has been brimming with berries and reed-seeds, and we've been excited to see plenty of wildlife making use of them, including an elusive bird species we don't often get…
Essex isn’t known for its technicolour birds, so it’s always a pleasure to spot an eye-catching Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis).
The Common seal (Phoca vitulina), also known as the harbour seal is one of two seal species that can be found in the UK.
Stag beetles (Lucanus cervus) are the UK’s largest beetle and a remarkable looking one at that.
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.