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Some New and Notable birds to the Reserve in 2019

There were notable influxes of both Short-eared Owls and Cattle Egrets last winter, with at least ten of the former and up to fifty of the latter frequenting the fields around The Swannery and nearby Clayhanger Farm. The latter have only recently colonised Britain,...
More litter cleared on the Reserve

More litter cleared on the Reserve

Once again our thanks go out to the many volunteers who help clean up the litter on Chesil and the Fleet. Most recently the local wildfowlers and the Dorset Countryside Volunteers have both carried out litter picks on the Reserve, clearing over 30 bags of litter and a...
Whatever the weather

Whatever the weather

The Reserve now has a live weather station based at the Abbotsbury end of Chesil. With wind, temperature, rain and other measurements being recorded, this will be a great tool to help the Reserve team and researchers gather valuable data. Better still there is a live...