Bird Sightings for August 2017

August was a very good month for birds at Saintbridge Pond Local Nature Reserve. The highlights included the Little Egret which was seen on the 6th of August, either perched in the trees on the large island or seen fishing for sticklebacks in the shallow waters of the...

Feeding Area Improvement

In April, 2017 the trees have been coppiced surrounding the feeding area. This allows more light in, but members of the public were concerned they may not recover. However, they have over the spring/summer and wil continue to flourish the rest of the year until the...

Green Flag Visit 2017

It is that time of the year again and Friends of Saintbridge Pond reapplied for a Green Flag Award. On Monday 24th April, Green Flag representatives were shown around Saintbridge allotments and the surrounding area including the nature reserve. On the previous Sunday...

Feeding Area Restoration

SAINTBRIDGE NATURE RESERVE & BALANCING POND Restoration of the popular Feeding Area by Friends of Saintbridge Pond (FOSP) This area has eroded over time causing slippage and loss of vegetation. The Friends of Saintbridge Pond (FOSP) have successfully acquired...

Spring Duck Feeding Advice

Spring Duck Feeding Advice

Over the last week, numerous signs have been appearing around the pond. The City Council, who we work in partnership with, have placed these new signs at the main feeding places around the margins of the site for visitor information. The Pond is a beautiful site but...

Saintbridge Pond Birds

Saintbridge Pond Birds

Paul Brunt BSc, has complied a record of the various bird species that can be found around Saintbridge. Checkout the documents below. With...