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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Hear the boom of a bittern from deep within the reedbed
  2. Watch hobbies stop off on migration from Africa to hunt insects overhead
  3. Great crested grebes perform their enchanting 'weed dance' on the water

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Watch bitterns flying over the reedbed, taking food back to their ever-hungry chicks
  2. Barn owls hunt silently over the grassy banks at dusk
  3. The strange croaking of hundreds of marsh frogs

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. See the flash of a kingfisher diving for fish
  2. Hundreds of wigeons, teals and shovelers arrive for the winter
  3. Observe the changing colours in the reedbed and trees

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Water rails perform their own version of Dancing on Ice!
  2. Is it getting 'otter? See if you can spot this slinky fish-eater
  3. Marsh harriers circle and glide over the golden reedbeds

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  • Cetti's Warbler
  • Blackcap2
  • Female Blackcap
  • Cettis warbler
  • Singing Blackcap
  • white erget
  • PETE M
  • Cormorant attempting a graceful landing

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Map of Ham Wall

Map of Ham Wall

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Date: 4 April 2014

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WildSquare Bingo

WildSquare Bingo

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Date: 21 June 2010

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Other places to visit

General views of floodplain grassland, Greylake RSPB reserve

Greylake

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

General views of floodplain grassland, Greylake RSPB reserve

Greylake

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

Thrift growing on cliff edge, RSPB Ramsey Island reserve

Ramsey Island

A dramatic offshore island with some of the finest cliff scenery in Wales

Peregrine in flight

Cheddar Gorgeous Wildlife

Let us introduce you to the peregrines of Cheddar Gorge.

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