Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary
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Latest blog posts
  • Monday 25th May 2015 - todays highlights

    Little stint - 1 on scrape Common tern - 1 on scrape Raven - 2 flew over Little ringed plover - 2 on scrape Wigeon - 3 in front of Inner Marsh Farm hide Redshank - 1 in front of Inner Marsh Farm hide Green woodpecker - 1 on Burton Point...
  • Sun 24th May 2015 - Todays highlights

    Greenshank - 1 on scrape Black-tailed godwit - 125 on scrape Avocet chicks - 25 on scrape Yellow wagtail - 2 on scrape Oystercatcher - 2 on scrape Little ringed plover - 1 on scrape Ringed plover - 12 flew over scrape Wigeon - 1 in...
  • Marvellous month of may

    Our woodland is a sea of violet-blue flowers, English bluebells are now in full bloom bringing their sweet delicate scent to the Gorse Covert Woodland trail. English bluebells by Helen Bannister The reserve is alive with youngsters at the...
  • Return of the avocet

    Our first avocet has arrived at the reserve, a good sign that Spring is on its way. The high tides last week were as spectacular as usual on the Dee Estuary with the 10m tides reaching the wall at Parkgate. The views of the 5 short-eared owls...
  • Winter has arrived on the Dee...

    Winter has arrived, with the first snow flurries falling at the reserve and snow on the Welsh hills visible from the reception hide. Recent sightings on the reserve have included two ring tail hen harriers , brilliant to have these stunning birds back...
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