Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary
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Latest blog posts
  • Reserve round-up: week commencing 15 October

    Recent sightings The views from reception hide have had some great autumn visitors recently with kingfisher , spoonbill, whooper swans, floods of pink-footed geese, marsh harrier , peregrine , sparrowhawk, merlin , kestrel and hen harrier that has...
  • My last few weeks as a residential volunteer...

    My six month placement at the Dee has come to an end, but the last few weeks have been really fun! We went to Woolston Eyes once more to help assistant warden Ash with reed cutting and clearing (and got very muddy). We've also done some significant...
  • Reserve round-up: week commencing 8 October

    Recent sightings Inner Marsh Farm remains excellent for waders still this week, black-tailed godwits , lapwing, ruff , a count of 58 golden plover, spotted redshank, redshank , dunlin , ringed plover , green sandpiper and the curlew sandpipers still...
  • Reserve round-up: week commencing 1 October

    Recent sightings Inner Marsh Farm hide remains the place to be this week with lots of exciting waders around; up to seven curlew sandpipers , over 50 golden plover , ruff , dunlin , lapwing , black-tailed godwit , five green sandpipers and plentiful snipe...
  • Reserve round-up: week commencing 24 September

    Recent sightings As September draws to an end there is that feel of Autumn in the air here on the reserve. Despite the cooler mornings, the sightings have not disappointed. There have been some great sightings this past week, cracking views of some...
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