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A selection of images from the RSPB Photo Collection at Leighton Moss, Lancashire including some taken by John Wilson, first warden of the site in 1964. They are shown here for the 1st time as part of the Celebrations of 50 years since the creation of RSPB Leighton Moss, and as part of the Natural Legacy Discovery Project (2014) digital online archive.

You can also see a digital interactive map (photos, oral history, video, bird recordings etc) for the RSPB and the whole of the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at https:/​/​maps.​google.​co.​uk/​maps/​ms?msid=214169920638360354198.​0004f2a19cd2c97066b55&​msa=0

For further information on the use of these images contact the Visitor Services Manager at Leighton Moss https:/​/​www.​rspb.​org.​uk/​reserves/​guide/​l/​leightonmoss/​ Site phone number 01524 701601

Categories & Keywords
Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:RSPB, arnside and silverdale aonb, birds, john wilson, lancashire, leighton Moss, natural history, nature, wildlife

Aerial photo of Leighton Moss Reserve

Aerial photo of Leighton Moss Reserve

Bird in the hand

Bird in the hand

Bittern close up May 1996

Bittern close up May 1996

Bittern extreme close up

Bittern extreme close up

Building a hide base 2 Sep 1981

Building a hide base 2 Sep 1981

Ducks and other birds on lake

Ducks and other birds on lake

Exhibition Sep 1989

Exhibition Sep 1989

Hide construction 1990

Hide construction 1990

Lady walking along flooded pathway

Lady walking along flooded pathway

Laying timber 12 May 1998

Laying timber 12 May 1998

Leighton Moss shop

Leighton Moss shop

Lilian's hide 1990

Lilian's hide 1990

Main Dyke at Leighton Moss

Main Dyke at Leighton Moss

Open water on the Reserve

Open water on the Reserve

Planting young trees

Planting young trees

reserve open water and reed beds

reserve open water and reed beds

Scrape Hide and path

Scrape Hide and path

Shore area of reserve Sep 1985

Shore area of reserve Sep 1985

West Hide seen through reed beds

West Hide seen through reed beds

Barn upper floor

Barn upper floor