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A summer of events

With the Summer in full swing, Bird Aware Rangers have been from one corner of the Solent to the other!…

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Tern chick

Time to fly the nest

As the Tern season comes to an end here’s an update from nature reserves around the Solent. The start of…

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Bird Aware ranger Lizzie with binoculars

Our newest addition to the Bird Aware team!

We welcome Lizzie to the team whilst Julie is away on maternity leave. We have some exciting news… It’s not…

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Wild Child

Ranger Julie shares some simple ways to help children along the path of nature discovery. Wild Child I like to…

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Tern hovering

The seasons are Terning

The Terns have arrived in the Solent and the RSPB Roseate Tern Project is in full swing. As the Solent’s…

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Bird Aware ranger Natalie with telescope

How I became a ranger

Natalie’s guide to becoming a Bird Aware Ranger. People often ask me “How did you become a Ranger?” or mention…

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Bird Aware Solent on film!

Take a peak at our first ever short video. We are excited to announce the launch of our very first…

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Dark-bellied brent geese flying over saltmarsh and water

The flight of the brent geese

Brent geese migration to Arctic Siberia is now well underway. Find out more about their amazing journey. In the last…

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Ranger migration

It is not only the birds that are leaving – it is also time to say farewell to our seasonal…

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Brent geese flying

The great spring migration begins!

It is hard to believe the time has flown by so fast and it is only 5 weeks until the…

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New Bird Aware rangers

A warm welcome to our new rangers

Bird Aware Solent welcomes two new year-round rangers. Bird Aware Solent is delighted to be expanding its Ranger team and…

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Flying Wigeon

A bird’s eye view

We are often told that January is the month most associated with the ‘winter blues’; find out why January is…

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Seagrass

Our green sea

Blue Planet recently showcased seagrass beds in tropical waters, but did you know we have seagrass right here in the…

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Lemmings

What have lemmings got to do with it?

The numbers of juvenile brent geese arriving in the Solent can tell us how the lemmings in the arctic are…

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Curlew

The charismatic curlew

Our largest and most charismatic wader is under threat. Find out how you can help. A long haunting call rings…

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Juvenile godwit

New arrivals

Young black-tailed godwits have started arriving on the Solent having made their first ever migration. During August we have begun…

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Coastal works

Coastal protection project at Hill Head

The car park and promenade at Hill Head beach are currently closed, we spoke to the engineers to find out…

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Godwit's reed

Our birds arriving back on the Solent

Numbers of black-tailed godwits in the area are starting to rise as unsuccessful breeders return from Iceland. The numbers of…

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