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RSPB Bowers Marsh is closed until further notice due to illegal occupation of the car park. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Top things to do in Spring

  1. Listen for the distinctive rattling song of the corn bunting
  2. Listen for the 'peewit' calls of lapwings as they perform their tumbling displays in the sky
  3. Marvel at the sound of singing skylarks in every field

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Scan the water's edge for colourful dragonflies out on patrol
  2. Can you catch a glimpse of a bearded tit flying between the reeds?
  3. Enjoy a picnic overlooking the wet wilderness of this reserve

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Walk along the hedgerows and watch flocks of birds enjoying the seed and berry harvest
  2. Listen out for the 'plop' of a water vole as it dives for safety into a ditch
  3. Watch the last of the swallows leave for Africa and the arrival of winter waders from colder climes

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Wrap up warm and blow away the cobwebs with a walk around a trail
  2. Listen out for a high pitched 'cur-lee' as curlews move around the marshes
  3. Watch out for a peregrine diving for prey amongst the crowds of winter wildfowl and waders

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