Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary
Do you love our Dee Estuary nature reserves? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • A 'tern' up for the books

    I hear your groans, but I couldn’t possibly write this blog without using that awful pun. Without question, the star bird of the past week was the single white-winged tern, a rarer relative of the vagrant black terns of which there were multiple...
  • Wildflower blooms and baby booms

    Typical; just as we were getting comfortable in the lovely warm, dry weather, the British summer gets up to its usual tricks. Whilst we’ve barely seen the sun for days, the rain showers have generally been brief although heavy, but if you manage...
  • A cutlery of spoonbills?

    What a week we've had to end May! The warm sunny weather along with the arrival of four spoonbills last Tuesday left some visitors wondering whether they were beside the Mediterranean rather than the Dee. We'd been getting fairly excited by...
  • Sunday 29 May 2016 - Today's highlights

    Spoonbills by Anthony Lovatt Marsh harrier - 1 over reed bed Hobby - 1 over Marsh Covert hide Spoonbill - 5 on scrape Avocet - 70+ chicks on scrape Ringed plover - 1 in front of reception hide Spotted flycatcher - 2 in trees in car...
  • Saturday 28 May 2016 - Today's highlights

    Spoonbill by Anthony Lovatt Avocet - 70+ chicks on scrape Ringed plover - 1 on scrape Spoonbill - 3 in Marsh Covert woods Great white egret - 1 on marsh seen from Burton Point Spotted flycatcher - 2 in trees in car park Cetti's...
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