Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands
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  • Birds of a feather flock together

    Birds of a feather flock together Last week we waited in hope for another surprise arrival of a rare bird like the penduline tit of last year, but alas it was not to be. However, who knows what is around the corner? Newport Wetlands is a perfect habitat...
  • This time last year...

    Just over a year ago we had a very special visitor to the reserve: the Penduline Tit . Spotted by Rob de Borde and identified by our very own Mathew Meehan, the stunning bird was present here by the visitor centre from 7 th to 9 th November 2013, and...
  • Why are there summer migrants still here?

    You may be surprised to hear that there are still summer migrants at Newport Wetlands. Well, one in particular has been seen quite regularly recently. Swallows are one of many birds that migrate to Africa every autumn to spend the winter in warmer climbs...
  • Starlings, Soup and Sunset

    Yes, we have starlings ! Now that the clocks have gone back and dusk is happening earlier, we have been able to witness one of the most marvellous spectacles in the natural world: the starling murmuration. Throughout autumn and into winter, starlings...
  • There really are otters here

    Wildlife sightings October 13th to 20th It really is true: what I am about to tell you are real accounts of what has happened here at Newport Wetlands. A very common question we are asked is “Are there any otters here?” to which the...
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