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Seasonal Bird Aware rangers - April 2020

Ranger Migration

It only seems like yesterday when we welcomed Mark, Emily and David to our team as 19 / 20 seasonal…

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The Birds and the Bees

At this time of year, watching that busy blackbird with a twig in its mouth raises a lot of questions….

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What lockdown means for our wildlife

Find out what lockdown will have in store for Bird Aware Solent’s wildlife

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Exercise Your Time for Nature

As it stands, current government guidance is for us to take a form of exercise, alone or with members of…

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House Martin

The Summer Wind

When Frank Sinatra sang the song, ‘Summer wind’, he crooned about a lost sweetheart and the changing seasons. Like Frank,…

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A Mother’s Love

We live in busy times and our demanding lives often mean that we are detached from nature. We go from…

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Flock of Godwit with 'diner open' sign in river

The Solent Coast Diner is open!

Winter, it’s the time of year to wrap up warm and head out across the Solent coast to behold the…

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A Sustainable Start to 2020

Happy New Year everyone! There is something about the blank slate of a New Year that makes one feel like…

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The first ever ‘Great Solent Birdwatch’

A huge thank you to all who took part in our very first Great Solent Birdwatch last month, it was…

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Christmas on the coast

Partridges in trees, turtle doves, French hens, robins and turkeys might come to mind when you think of Christmas birds,…

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Bird Aware Solent sunset by river

A Ranger Review

Hi, I’m Mark and I’m a Bird Aware Solent Ranger.  My previous jobs weren’t in the environment or conservation sectors,…

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Dark-bellied brent geese flying overhead

The Great Solent Birdwatch

Over the past few months the Bird Aware team have been busy creating a brand-new event that starts this weekend. The…

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A day in the life of a Ranger

Hi! My name is Natalie and I’m the Lead Ranger for Bird Aware Solent. Through October to March all the…

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Godwits flying

Marvellous Migrations

If you follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram you’ll know that we love nature and feel very fortunate to…

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New Bird Aware rangers - October 2019

‘Tis the season for seasonals!

Being mid-October, we have already seen countless numbers of winter birds returning to our shores. It is also the time…

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Geese in sea

Guess who’s back? Back again!

As we watch the autumn leaves begin to fall and feel the daylight hours getting shorter, an incredible natural phenomenon…

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Bird Aware Essex Coast

When the Essex Coast joined the Solent Coast

It gives us great pleasure to announce a new Partner to the Bird Aware family. Meet Bird Aware Essex Coast….

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Birdwatching for beginners

A perfect place to start. Last winter a member of the public spoke to one of our rangers and told…

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