Spring wildlife spotting

Everything begins to come to life during the spring. Listen out for the noisy call of the black-headed gull and watch the peackocks showing off on Church Field.

  • The first mallard ducklings

  • Terns and gulls nesting on the lagoon

  • Brimstone butterflies on warmer days

  • Red squirrels with a spring in their step

  • Reed warblers and water rails in the reed beds

Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in December near Bradworthy, Devon

The sounds of spring - music to tweet to 

It's official; birdsong is good for you. We've commissioned 'tweet music' - birdsong that's beautifully blended with music - to lift your spirits and encourage you to get into the great outdoors.