Blashford Lakes Blog

News from the staff at Blashford Lakes nature reserve near Ringwood.

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And Then There Were Three

Great white egret that is. Walter now had two companions and all were joining in the fishing frenzy on Ibsley Water this morning. Later on they were separated and I saw one unringed bird, close to…

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A Marvellous Day

The first Sunday of the month is volunteer task day and this morning we were continuing work on the path between Goosander and Lapwing hide. The path is being trimmed back and the gravel surface…

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Paths to Wildlife

A busy few days, either working with the volunteers or on a chainsaw course, has meant that I have not really had time to look around the reserve or hear many reports from those that have.

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Comings and Goings

It finally seems as though the grey phalarope has left us. I am surprised that it has not gone before now as the nights have been fine and apparently ideal for flying. The wood sandpiper remains…