Landguard Bird Observatory

Discover Landguard's wildlife.

 

Landguard Bird ObservatoryRun and administered by a registered charity, the Landguard Conservation Trust - the Bird Observatory's primary function is to study and record the wildlife of the entire Landguard Peninsula.

Education and the advancement of knowledge are key aspects of the Observatory's work. Annual reports are compiled and all the data collected are made available to a variety of local and national organisations. The Bird Observatory is located in disused military buildings overlooking the Nature Reserve The Bird Observatory relies on the invaluable support of its members, friends and volunteers to survive and function. Membership is open to anyone interested in its aims and objectives.

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Landguard Bird ObservatoryA daily census of the birds present is carried out with many birds trapped for ringing studies. All wildlife is recorded, with moth traps run daily from March to early December.

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Things to Do

 

  • Discover fascinating history and abundant wildlife on one of the Nature Reserve's walks.
  • Check out the on-site blackboard or website log at http://lbobs.blogspot.co.uk for recent sightings.
  • Attend the annual Moth and Migration Mornings organised by the Observatory.
  • Bring your binoculars to spot rare and resident birdlife.
  • Join in one of the special events at the Bird Observatory.

 

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---------------- "Study and record the wildlife of the entire Peninsula"