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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Get up close to brown hares. Will you see them boxing?
  2. Immerse yourself in the sensory of experience of a gull colony
  3. Look for the island's resident barn owls

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Can you spot the strange-looking spoonbills on the shingle islands?
  2. Look out for the rare ground lackey moth caterpillars on the paths
  3. Watch butterflies flitting over the grassland and listen to the chorus of chirruping crickets

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Marvel at the sight of hundreds of avocets roosting at high tide
  2. Search through the migrant wading birds for something unusual
  3. Look out for the first brent geese returning to the estuary

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Keep your eyes peeled for hunting short-eared and barn owls
  2. Admire huge flocks of avocets and other wading birds
  3. Watch hundreds of ducks feeding on the lagoons

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  • Common Gulls
  • Steve Everett hare
  • Spiders
  • Patience
  • October day
  • Kieren's Goodbye
  • Work party 9/2/14 No.14
  • Work party 9/2/14 No.13

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