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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Watch out for the spectacular sky dance of our marsh harriers
  2. Take a stroll through the reeds listening for our 'booming' bittern
  3. Get up early to experience the fantastic sound of the dawn chorus

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Watch the red deer grazing around the pools or join us for a deer watch in the evening
  2. Enjoy seeing the butterflies and dragonflies as they drift by, searching for food
  3. Be amazed at the sight of marsh harriers passing food to each other while flying

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Get some great views of the charming bearded tits coming out of the reeds
  2. Enjoy an autumnal woodland walk, then treat yourself to some scrummy cake in the cafe!
  3. Welcome back our winter birds from their summer vacation

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Stay until dusk and watch for huge flocks of starlings coming to roost
  2. Get a special glimpse of a bittern venturing to the edge of the frozen pools
  3. Look for some more unusual visitors to our woodland bird feeding station

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  • Misty Leighton Moss
  • Leighton Moss in the morning
  • Pied-billed Grebe in the weeds
  • Pied-billed Grebe
  • Not a bird at all, a rabbit!
  • Cute Birds
  • Strange birds!
  • YES! YES! YES! A Gold Crest!

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Map of Leighton Moss

Map of Leighton Moss

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Date: 4 April 2014

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Leighton Moss cafe menu

Leighton Moss cafe menu

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Date: 14 July 2015

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