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Take a look at our webcam at Langford Lakes nature reserve. Installed as part of our Wild Connections project. 

Autumn and winter

At the bird table – the peak season for use of the table. Our summer visitors, the warblers in particular, will have returned to their winter haunts abroad, and if the weather is particularly cold we should have good numbers of winter visitors from the north of England and Scandinavia.

Our resident birds will visit the table more often, especially in very cold snaps and frosty conditions.

Watch out for: long-tailed; blue, great and coal tits and goldcrests.  Finches especially, chaffinch, goldfinch, greenfinch, siskin and even redpoll and brambling visit on occasion. We have also seen reed bunting at the table occasionally. Wren, Dunnock, Robin and members of the thrush family will visit regularly and great spotted woodpecker also visits more often at this time of year.

Autumn and winter on the lakes – this time of year see growing numbers of waterfowl and winter ducks often include wigeon; shoveler and pintail alongside our resident mallard; gadwall and tufted ducks. You can never be sure what will turn up so keep your eyes open.

Also, throughout the winter we get large numbers of roosting gulls on the lakes, especially just before dusk. Rarities amongst the gulls do occasionally turn up in the flocks of lesser black-backed, herring; common and black-headed gulls.

This camera is intended for wildlife use only.