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Shona Dogs Initiatives Officer at the beach

Our growing family… meet Shona!

Welcome Shona, the newest member of the Bird Aware family! Shona joined us this week in a new role as…

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Group of Brent Geese in water

Changing Seasons

Wednesday was the last day of our ‘winter season’ and what a strange one it has been with everyone going…

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Common Tern eggs

Helping out our Ground Nesting Birds

Spring is on its way and soon it will be time for young birds to start appearing, but before then…

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Trees without leaves

New Perspectives on Wildlife

During lockdown I have benefitted hugely from connecting with wildlife, from spotting the birds visiting my garden to setting camera…

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A large group of dabbler ducks

A Day of Ducks – Dabblers

Ducks can be split into two broad groups: dabblers and divers. We have covered diving ducks in a separate blog…

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Golden eye diving duck

A Day of Ducks – Divers

Ducks can be split into two broad groups: dabblers and divers. We have covered dabbling ducks in a separate blog…

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Wren calling

Love is in the air, and the water!

Whether you’re someone who showers your partner with chocolates, flowers, and all things shiny; or you avoid this holiday at…

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Robin spotted in Titchfield

The Big Garden Birdwatch

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Why not take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey! It…

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Bird Aware rangers - December 2020

Rangers update… we will survive!

This blog post comes to you bang in the middle or our season at the end of December, so I thought it was a good opportunity to let you know how we are getting on so far!

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Curlew on the shore

Wader ID… by Bill Length

This blog, by Ranger Mark, gives some ‘at-a-glance’ wader identification tips based on bill size. Waders, or wading birds, are…

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Rainbow over water

Rangers in Lockdown… again!

November has been another challenging month for the team, not only with the unpredictable weather that the autumn brings, but also with the announcement of another lockdown in England.

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Ducks on ice

Do Ducks Get Cold Feet?

Over the past month I’ve really enjoyed watching all our lovely waders, ducks and geese get settled into their corner…

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Telescope on pathway between water

The Season Begins…

The first of October saw the official start of the Bird Aware Solent 2020-2021 winter season with the Rangers heading…

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Swan family

Love Birds

“Don’t they make a lovely couple!”, is something we might say when two people start a new relationship, but when…

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Here come the Rangers!

It’s that time of year again when we welcome a wide array of bird life back to our shores, but…

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Roseate Terns in-flight

A Successful Summer

In a year when everything can feel a little bleak, we want to celebrate the hard work and partnership approach…

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Binoculars on a beach

The Arrivals Board

Don’t worry, this isn’t a blog about cancelled flights, airport restrictions or quarantine, this blog is all about some of…

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Golden plovers on saltmarsh

Birds, a Key Part of the Marine Ecosystem

National Marine Week is a time for celebrating and appreciating all things marine. From our coastlines to the open oceans,…

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