Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary
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Latest blog posts
  • Wetland waders in autumn

    Dee Estuary reserve volunteer, Tom, whets our appetite for the Wirral Wader Festival with this guest blog about the rich diversity of wading birds that we're lucky to see here in the UK, whilst offering a flavour of the insight he's always keen...
  • Sightings round-up: Dominated by ducks

    This week has seen a definite change in the weather, but little change in birds around the reserve. The solitary cattle egret continued to please, spending its days loafing on the islands of the main scrape with brief forays to join the cattle herd. ...
  • Going batty for bats!

    Hi everyone, Paula here! I realise that this blog is a little bit late, but please forgive me. I have been recently approached by many a Hollywood studio, who upon seeing how warmly received my blog is becoming, have decided to use my talents to write...
  • Sightings round-up: so long, spoonbills.

    It's been another exciting week here on the Dee, with some high profile departures but enough significant arrivals to make amends. After becoming 'part of the furniture' over the summer, seven of the 12 spoonbills at Burton Mere Wetlands...
  • Sightings round-up: Bank holiday boom!

    As we wind our car park closing time back to 7:30 pm , there’s a definite sense of autumn in the air. The kids are going back to school and the dusky-coloured eclipse plumage of the arriving ducks says it all. Last week started with bank holiday...
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