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This year we are getting in the experts and giving you the chance to gain a more detailed knowledge of some of of most loved and less well known species!
Please send records of any sightings to: firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on twitter @RutlandWaterNR for quick up dates.
Look for signs of spring, watch a moth trapping demonstration, enjoy a session of pond dipping and bug hunting!
Get more from your digital camera with photography tutor Pete Murray. Pete is offering two separate one day courses to help improve your picture taking skills.
Get ready to BBQ and make your own charcoal!
Our spotters found the Mallard to have the biggest population on the reserve in May, with 378 counted. The Tufted Duck (pic) wasn’t far behind with 263. Read on for the full figures.
By Julia on May 13, 2013
At this time of year work parties carry out habitat management on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. See next page for the latest….
By Julia on April 24, 2013
Here is a very fine picture of a Wood Warbler, taken by Lloyd Park, seen close to the Nature Reserve at Rutland Water on the 23rd April.
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The Tufted Duck had the biggest population in April, with 606 counted. Click the pic to read the full figures.
The Eurasian Widgeon was the most populous bird on the reserve in March with 2285. Click the pic for the full figures.
The Eurasian Coot was the most populous bird in February with 1000 counted.
By Will on March 17, 2013
The following information is relevant to all visitors to Rutland Water Nature Reserve and is valid from April 1st 2013.
By Becky on February 12, 2013
One cold and wet Sunday in February, seven children got stuck in…planting new hedge trees at Rutland Water Nature Reserve.