SWT Lackford Lakes

Lackford Lakes by Mark Gosbee

peacock butterfly on blackthorn

Spring at Lackford

In these strange times when we are stuck at home, wildlife continues as normal. Spring is very active time for much of our wildlife and it is a time of much change with birds arriving back from…

chiffchaff

Three cheers for the chiffchaff!

This week it has really felt like spring with the first singing chiffchaffs today- at least two- one near the Visitor Centre and another near Bernard’s Hide. It's on warmer, sunnier days when…

goldeneye

A wintery wildlife atmosphere

There have been quite a few frosts in the last few weeks indicating that we have now moved into winter at the lakes. The ducks on the lakes, the small birds feeding constantly by our trails and…

Slough early November

Late autumn at the lakes

We are now into November at the lakes and many of our ducks are now arriving or will be arriving in the next few weeks to spend the winter here. The trees are changing colour and are dropping…