Wildlife of Alsager Mere

Alsager Mere’s Wildlife

Alsager Mere supports a wide variety of wildlife, most of which is present all year round. The images of fish are from residents of Alsager Mere as there is public no access for fishing.

Aerial photo of Alsager Mere

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A Swan with its young

A Swan with its young

A Swan with an older chick

A Swan with an older chick

Runner Ducks & Runner Mallard cross breeds

Runner Ducks & Runner Mallard cross breeds

A female Mallard with young chicks Photo by Grace

A female Mallard with young chicks Photo by Grace

A cheeky robin snacks on an anglers bait Photo by Grace

A cheeky robin snacks on an anglers bait Photo by Grace

A Pair of Coots

A Pair of Coots

A great crested Grebe with its young

A great crested Grebe with its young

Small Fry

This is one of the common small fry that cover the lake during June. This picture show the early stages of development. It was only 1cm in length at the time of the photo.

Microscopic view of surface algae (phytoplankton)

Microscopic view of surface algae (phytoplankton)

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6 Comments

  1. bburnrover

    Does anyone know if the Mere contains any brown trout?

  2. RMCybernetics

    Thanks. There are plans for further studies in the future.

  3. Grace

    I agree with the above poster!! this site is excellent!! wish you could do more underwater stuff though – thats excellent!!

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