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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Look out for barn owls and marsh harriers hunting over the marshes
  2. See how many species you can spot nesting around the buildings
  3. Listen out for sedge, reed and Cetti's warblers singing in the reedbeds

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Visit Snape Warren for flowering heather in August
  2. Take a stroll across Snape Warren at dusk to hear the mysterious nightjar
  3. Look for the wide variety of flowers and insects on the marshes

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Visit on a rising tide to watch hundreds of avocets and black-tailed godwits gather on the estuary
  2. Stay till dusk to witness the spectacular display of roosting starlings
  3. Keep your eyes peeled for a passing kingfisher

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Look for bearded tits in the reedbeds
  2. Enjoy a stroll along the estuary to look for wading birds
  3. Keep your eyes peeled for a barn owl hunting over the marshes

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  • Our RSPB presence at the Snape Village Fete 2014
  • Spreading the word about our 'Wild heath picnic' in September at the Snape Village Fete 2014

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WildSquare Bingo

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Panoramic view of wetland, RSPB Leighton Moss reserve

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Relax and see some magical wildlife on a stroll through the reeds

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