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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Walk through the woods for newly-arrived spring migrants
  2. Check the streams for singing dippers

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Walk the lake shore path for breeding goosanders
  2. Walk through the woods for the dawn chorus
  3. Walk the high fells to see ring ouzels and wheatears feeding young

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Watch and listen to the red deer stag rut
  2. Look out for the arrival of large flocks of fieldfares and redwings with the possibility of ring ouzels amongst them
  3. Watch for fledged peregrines screaming about the crags

Top things to do in Winter

  1. In the late afternoon watch the arrival of common gulls to an internationally important roost
  2. Check the water for goosanders and other wildfowl

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Haweswater Management Plan

Haweswater Management Plan

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Farming with nature: plans for the Lake District reservoir 2015-2020

Date: 7 January 2016


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