Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary
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Latest blog posts
  • 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...
  • "First Light, Fresh Snow" - buy art to save nature

    The striking image – a female blackbird amid snow and snowdrops – may be familiar; “First Light, Fresh Snow” was chosen for a set of RSPB Christmas cards this year, appearing in our catalogue, reserve shops and online shop all...
  • Wilde about Harry

    Meet Harry the hen harrier . He is currently on the decking outside our reception building. Harry is the wonderful creation of Findlay Wilde, aged 12 from Cheshire, and his father for their village scarecrow festival earlier this year. He is made from...
  • 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...
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