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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Experience the busy chatter of warblers arriving from Africa
  2. Listen out for spring sounds like the call of the cuckoo
  3. See the vibrant green shoots of new reeds appear alongside our many walks through the reedbeds

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Look for the martins, swifts and swallows searching for food overhead
  2. Catch a glimpse of brightly-coloured dragonflies darting past
  3. Search for beautiful flowers along the orchid walk

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Look out for returning winter migrants and passage migrants like the impressive hobby
  2. See the steady build-up of huge numbers of starlings roosting in the reeds
  3. Stroll around our many nature trails in the hazy autumn hues

Top things to do in Winter

  1. See ducks dabbling and diving on the freshwater between the reedbeds
  2. Look out for fieldfares and redwings scouring the hedges for berries
  3. See the reeds turn golden in the low winter sun

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