Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary
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  • Mooving through...

    We have just had some new additions to the reserve, 44 cows from the neighbouring farm have been given the freedom of the scrape. They are there to graze on the vegetation and to help with the ecology of the area. Our kingfishers have been giving...
  • Return of the crakes

    Porzana porzana - photo © Marek Szczepanek An exciting time on the reserve with the appearance of a pair of spotted crakes on 31st July, with two black fluffy chicks on the back of the main scrape, in front of the reception hide. Since the discovery...
  • Nature trail fun

    Our new nature trail is up and running and already being enjoyed by all the family. You will learn fun facts about species of birds and other wildlife found on the reserve. Pick up an entry sheet from the reception before heading off around the trail...
  • Whatever next?

    It is that time of the year when you just don't know whats going to show up next. This weeks sightings have included Little Ringed Plover , Common Tern , Greenshank , Snipe , Kingfisher and Dunlin with great views of Ruff , Common Sandpiper and Spotted...
  • Moorhen antics

    Our Kingfishers have returned! Having been away for a few months to breed they are back and adding a colourful streak as they fly past. Other sightings this week include Water Rail , Snipe , Common Sandpiper and a Spotted Crake which has been heard...
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