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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Watch thousands of pink-footed geese in the bay
  2. See the displays of lapwings over the wet grassland
  3. Listen to the song of skylarks overhead

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Look out for lapwings around the wet grassland
  2. Watch out for skylarks, meadow pipits and reed buntings around the reserve
  3. See stonechats sat atop the gorse bushes along the path

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. See hundreds of wigeons in the bay
  2. Watch out for waders along the shoreline as the tide comes in
  3. You might catch a glimpse of otters around the reserve

Top things to do in Winter

  1. See hundreds of waders along the shoreline as the tide comes in
  2. Look out for whooper swans around the reserve and local fields
  3. Catch a glimpse of our wintering flock of twites

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Explore for a Day - Easter Ross

Explore for a Day - Easter Ross

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Wildlife, cultural and historical highlights in the Easter Ross area.


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Loch of Strathbeg

A wonderful wetland with something new to see on every visit

RSPB Saltholme Visitor Centre & bare branches silhouetted against a wintery sky


Big skies, fantastic wildlife and a friendly welcome in the heart of Teesside

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