The Event Room

Osprey Ball

The tickets for our first ever Osprey Ball are now available!

Oli takes on mud filled assault course for the Wildlife Trust

Oli takes on mud filled assault course for the Wildlife Trust

Trainee Reserve Officer Oli Grice-Jackson takes on the Tough Mudder challenge to raise money!

Water Voles at Waderscrape

Water Voles at Waderscrape

Thanks to a successful reintroduction project, we now have a thriving Water Vole population at the reserve. Undoubtedly the best place to see them at the moment is Waderscrape hide on the Lyndon Reserve. Last week Osprey Project volunteer Sue James took some wonderful photos of the voles during her Osprey shift. Here’s a selection […]

A Sand Martin feeding its newly-hatched chicks in the artificial bank beside lagoon 2

Sand Martin cam – now live online!

If you’ve visited the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre over the past three weeks, then hopefully you’ll have been as captivated by our Sand Martin family as we are. Now viewable online!

Waterfowl Count April 2014

Waterfowl Count April 2014

The Tufted Duck was top of the league in April with 592 counted, closely followed by the Black-headed Gull with 496. Read on for the full figures.

View over South Arm III from Fieldfare Hide

Waterfowl Count May 2014

The Mallard was present on the reserve in the highest numbers in May with 445 counted, closely followed by the Tufted Duck and the Greylag Goose. Read on for the full figures

Learn about water plants!

Learn about water plants!

A great opportunity to gain special access to Lagoon 2 with expert Andy Lear to learn about the unique flora that grows there

A Sand Martin feeding its newly-hatched chicks in the artificial bank

Sand Martin Nest Cam

Thanks to funding from The Caterpillar Foundation there are now two artificial Sand Martin banks at the reserve. A generous donation from the Rutland Natural History Society has enabled the installation of a special live camera, viewable on a big screen within the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre.

2nd Summer Arctic Terns at Rutland Water

2nd Summer Arctic Terns at Rutland Water

On Friday the 30th May 2014 Chris Lythall spotted these Arctic terns in the North Arm of Rutland Water.

Weekend Work Parties

Weekend Work Parties

We’re currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join a weekend work party which will take place from May onwards. The group will meet on a Saturday from 10am until 2pm.