Lianne de Mello



The End is Nigh

What another fantastic season we have had this year! 19 chicks have successfully fledged from eight different nests and we have seen 30 adults return either to the Rutland area or elsewhere,…

Manton Bay ospreys (c) John Wright

My Work experience at Rutland water

This week we have welcomed work experience student James, who has spent the past couple of days volunteering with the Rutland Water Nature Reserve team. Here is his account of what he's been…

The Manton Bay pair


A Year 5 class from Cradle Hill School in Sussex have co-written this wonderful tale of an Osprey on her returning migration north ready for the spring breeding season. Thank you to them for…