Moor Green Lakes Group

Reserve car park closes at 8:00 pm

The Moor Green Lakes Group (MGLG) was established in 1993 as an organisation to help manage the Moor Green Lakes Nature Reserve in Berkshire, England. Our aims are:

  • To improve the Reserve for wildlife
  • Record and monitor that wildlife
  • Enhance the facilities of the Reserve for members of the Moor Green Lakes Group and other visitors

If visiting by car please check the parking information

Open Day - Sunday 31st August - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Learn about the Wildlife at Moor Green Lakes

Includes Guided Walks, Bird Ringing, Nest Box Life, Moths and Fungi, Fungi Identification, Mammal Trapping, Pond Dipping, Bug Hunting

Extended Car Parking

For more information please see last page of August newsletter

White Parrot spotted

Seen on 20 August 2014 between Colebrook Hide and Car Park. Visible ring number 65 across, 9123 below

Upcoming Work Party Schedule

Work parties now suspended during the bird breeding season, but will resume again in September 2014

Dates liable to change. For more information on planned work click here

  • Tuesday 2nd of September 2014
  • Sunday 14th of September 2014
  • Sunday 12th of October 2014
  • Tuesday 21st of October 2014
  • Sunday 9th of November 2014
  • Tuesday 18th of November 2014
  • Tuesday 2nd of December 2014
  • Sunday 14th of December 2014
  • Sunday 11th of January 2015
  • Tuesday 27th of January 2015
  • Sunday 8th of February 2015
  • Tuesday 24th of February 2015
  • Sunday 8th of March 2015
  • Tuesday 10th of March 2015

Latest Sightings

A one-legged Dunlin photographed by Martin Seward in July 2014

A Winchat photographed by Martin Seward in May 2014

A Smew photographed on the reserve on 11th January 2014 by Roger Murfitt

A Merlin, a scarce visitor to the reserve, was photographed on the reserve on 11th October 2013

A rare visitor in August 2013 to the reserve a Clouded Yellow - Colias crocea. The species was last seen ten years ago

Female Adult Marsh Harrier seen on the New Workings and Manor Farm between 6th June 2013 until 14th July 2013

Bittern in the rushes February 2013

Pallas's-Warbler in January 2013. A very rare find.

Announcements and News

August 2014 newsletter now available here

Annual report for 2013 now available here

2014 AGM was held at the Finchampstead Memorial Hall on 6th March

January 2014 Newsletter now available here

Surrey Hedgelayers returned on Saturday 7th of December to finish the task of laying the hedge South of the car park

Breeding bird report for 2012 added to website available here

If visitors identify any Health and Safety issues on the Reserve, then please report them to the Site Liaison Officer

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