Hurst Castle Easter Step Challenge

Hurst Castle Easter Step Challenge

Saturday 6th ~ Monday 22nd April10.30am ~ 5.30pmComplete our Step Challenge and win a reward(£1 charge applies, includes pedometer)Arts & crafts included in your castle admission feeFerry available from Keyhaven, every 20 minutes from...

Birdwatching Notes July 2018

July is generally a quiet month birdwise at Hurst, as southward migration has not really started. Mute Swan – a pair and 3 cygnets were seen on the marsh. Little Egret – 4 seen across the area Oystercatcher – group of 10 seen feeding together in the...

Birdwatching Notes June 2018

Generally quiet this recent visit; stable weather with no gales to stir things up. Mute Swan – 25; mostly on Sturt Pond Shelduck – 7 adults counted on the marsh. Little Egret – 5 adults counted on Sturt Pond Oystercatcher – 18 counted but could...

Birdwatching Notes May 2018

It’s pretty quiet at the moment as the weather is so stable. Migration has also been quiet. Shelduck – several pairs seen on the marsh Gannet – several seen fishing off Needles. These are probably birds from the Channel Isles. Little Egret –...