The Event Room

Osprey Ball

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

Lloyd Park with some newly-ringed Sand Martin chicks at the artificial bank on Lagoon 2

Bird Ringing Events 2014

Join our wardens for a bird ringing session

Juvenile Spotted Crake - 23rd August 2014

Juvenile Spotted Crake – 23rd August 2014

A rarely spotted Spotted Crake appears in front of Waderscrape Hide

Waterfowl Count July 2014

Waterfowl Count July 2014

The Tufted Duck was spotted in the highest numbers during July, with 1628 present on the reserve.

Waterfowl Count June 2014

Waterfowl Count June 2014

The Canada Goose had the highest population on the reserve in June, with 970 spotted. The Greylag Goose wasn’t far behind with 833. Read on for the full figures.

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.

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!

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

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.

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.