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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Listen for the chattering song of sedge warblers, just back from Africa
  2. Spot swallows and martins hawking for insects over the reeds
  3. See early flowering yellow irises around the water's edge

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Watch out for golden-ringed dragonflies and beautiful demoiselle damselflies along the Red River
  2. See dozens of rabbits basking in the sun in our seafront sanctuary area
  3. Spot our resident stonechat family at the front of the marsh

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Autumn brings migrants from the north, so expect the unexpected!
  2. Check out the pools and muddy edges for little egrets and waders
  3. Look for wheatears, wagtails and pipits in the sanctuary area

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Watch out for bitterns flying over the reeds
  2. Check the reedbed edges for water rails
  3. Spot the herons as they start to build their nests in the reedbed

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  • Warbler
  • Starling roost
  • Grey snipe (in colour not in name)
  • Pectoral sandpiper
  • Spotted crake
  • Glossy Ibis by Roger Salter
  • Toadlet
  • Pyramidal Orchards in flower

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Extend your stay

Other places to visit

Greenshank looking for food in shallow water

Hayle Estuary

A great place to get easy, close-up views of many waterbirds

General views of floodplain grassland, Greylake RSPB reserve

Greylake

A short, easy walk with places to sit and watch wetland wildlife close-up

Chough flock feeding on beach, Oronsay

Oronsay

The whole of the island of Oronsay is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Special Protection Area (SPA) for its chough and corncrake populations. The island is actively farmed by the RSPB to benefit these two species.

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