Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary

Dee Estuary
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Latest blog posts
  • Reserve round-up: week commencing 6 August

    Recent Sightings The wood sandpiper was still showing well on Monday but has unfortunately not been spotted since then. A common sandpiper arrived on Tuesday though which was a nice sight. Spotted redshank numbers are still increasing and there were as...
  • Redshank surveys, sheep round-ups, off-site events and the Big Wild Sleepout!

    June was a very busy month! On the reserve lots of work was being done on the paths as everything was growing so quickly and needed to be cut back to maintain access. Lots of days were spent cutting and raking different sections with volunteer work parties...
  • Reserve round-up: week commencing 30 July

    Recent sightings The wader variety of last week continued into this, with growing flocks of b lack-tailed godwits and lapwings across Burton Mere Wetlands, coupled with a few spotted redshanks , ruffs , little ringed plovers , green sandpiper , and...
  • Reserve round-up: week commencing 23 July

    Recent Sightings As the warm, dry weather continued to hold, the water level gradually dropped further offering plenty of mud for the increasing variety and number of wading birds around. Whilst we are down to our last handful of avocets as they return...
  • Bathing, Not Wading

    Something that the majority of us can agree on, is how great it feels to get outside and wander around in the great outdoors. Breathing in the fresh air, idolising the giant canopies of green trees providing shelter from the hot sun. The colourful, scented...
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