Top things to do in Spring

  1. Listen to bitterns booming
  2. Watch marsh harriers sky-dancing over the reedbeds
  3. Listen to warblers and nightingales singing

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Watch hobbies hunting dragonflies over the reedbed
  2. Admire the colours of hundreds of butterflies and dragonflies
  3. Enjoy the shingle ridge flowers, including yellow-horned poppies and sea pea

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Look out for autumn migrants, including wheatears, warblers and wading birds
  2. Search among the leaf litter for a variety of interesting fungi
  3. Marvel at the fantastic autumn colours in the woodland

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Search for the rare tundra bean goose among a large flock of white-fronted geese
  2. Enjoy spectacular views of hundreds of ducks and wading birds on the marshes
  3. Stay until dusk to watch marsh harriers roosting in the reedbed

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  • Oystercatchers on the Alde 3
  • Oystercatchers on the Alde 2
  • Oystercatchers on the Alde
  • White fronted and barnacle geese
  • Northern Pintail Duck
  • Eurasian white fronted geese
  • Hobby catching damsel fly?
  • White-Fronted Geese

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