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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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Bird Aware event - Marine Wonders

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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Bird Aware ranger - Julie

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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Bird Aware ‘in-action’ day

Earlier in the spring people from across the Solent met at Titchfield Haven to learn more about the challenges of…

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Black tailed Godwit

Where are all our birds going?

Migration is now well underway for the birds that spend winter on the Solent coast. If you are a regular…

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“Tweet, tweet” – how social media is helping birds

With the millions of apps, websites and other platforms for people to communicate through, this is truly the age of…

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To our coastal birds, we salute you!

The changing weather brings a variety of challenges for our Solent birds. Birds that migrate to the Solent every year…

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A dark start to 2019 brings a wealth of colour to the Solent

If you have visited the coast recently you may have noticed something magical is happening there – the shoreline is…

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The wonder of flock formations

How and why do migrating birds flock together in flight? We often think of migratory flocks as intimate gatherings, but…

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Do oystercatchers eat oysters?

A year-round resident of the Solent, but does it live up to its name? Our shores are the place for…

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Bird Aware wins prestigious awards

Bird Aware wins two prestigious awards

On Thursday 22nd November Bird Aware Solent were presented with two awards at the Royal Town Planning Institute South East…

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Bird Aware team day

Bird Aware team day

Nestled on the banks of the Medina river sits an impressive activity centre where the Bird Aware team were lucky…

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Why we love October

The start of October brings the start of the autumn migratory season and for Bird Aware Solent this is the…

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