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Mawddach Valley - Arthog Bog

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Mawddach Valley - Arthog Bog is one of the best places for wildlife in the UK.

Top things to do in Spring

  1. Look out for whitethroats, garden warblers, grasshopper warblers and long-tailed tits
  2. Listen out for great spotted and lesser spotted woodpeckers
  3. Watch for early butterflies and water plants

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Look for dragonflies
  2. Look for special wetland plants - greater spearwort, bog bean, ragged robin and yellow flag
  3. Look for butterflies, bees and hoverflies

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Enjoy a peaceful circular walk, including part of the Mawddach trail, along a disused railway line
  2. Watch out for flocks of siskins and long-tailed tits
  3. Look out for otter runs and tracks

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Look out for long-tailed tit flocks and great spotted woodpeckers
  2. Find fungi in the wet woodland
  3. Look out for winter visitors like fieldfares, redwings and woodcocks

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  • Cuckoo-Pint or Lords-and-Ladies
  • Kingcup or Marsh marigold
  • wood sorrel

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