Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary
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  • Autumnal gathering

    A very busy week on the reserve with bird numbers increasing. A count of 1,800 teal gathering from Northern Europe and 1,600 pink-footed geese arriving from their breeding ground in the Arctic Circle and Greenland. As the days are now starting off chilly...
  • Happy 3rd Birthday Burton Mere Wetlands!

    The wonderful season of Autumn is upon us, the leaves are tumbling from the trees and the nights are drawing in. This serves as a timely reminder that our car park will now be closing a little earlier at 7pm which should still give you time in the...
  • What a busy week we have had...

    We have been so busy this week as we have had some very exciting birds around the reserve. Photo thanks to Anthony Lovatt On Wednesday a cattle egret appeared on the scrape along with a little stint , Thursday morning we arrived on the reserve...
  • 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...
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