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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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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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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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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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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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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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Flying through the summer

What do our rangers get up to in the summer? The summer is flying by and we can’t quite believe…

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Ranger Julie returns!

Julie has been away recently looking after her new baby boy, and now she is thrilled to be back on…

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The challenges of ‘our’ winter birds during summer

Winter is a difficult time for Solent’s ducks, geese and wading birds, but how do they fair during summer? Most…

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Bird Aware ranger - Charlotte

Meet Ranger Charlotte!

Charlotte joined the Bird Aware team in May and she has already been on an incredible ‘conservation journey’! Read her…

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The Solent welcomes the man walking the coast of Britain

On the 22nd of May we teamed up with a Keep Britain Tidy ambassador, Wayne Dixon, and ‘The Final Straw…

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How do birds get their colour?

When you are in your back garden, local forest or along the Solent coast, hopefully there will be an array…

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Seasonal Bird Aware rangers - Amy, Sarah and Ruth

Our seasonal rangers fly the nest

Back in September we updated you on the arrival of three rangers that joined our team to help people understand…

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