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LEGO Brick Animal trail & workshops open on May Bank Holiday weekend

Posted on 8th April 2016 by WWT Arundel

The UK¬Ä¬ôs only giant LEGO¬ģ brick wetland animal trail is coming to WWT Arundel Wetland Centre The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust¬Ä¬ôs (WWT) giant LEGO brick animal trail, the only one of its kind in the UK, is launching at [...]

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Great crested grebe pair drop in for the Easter holidays

Posted on 8th April 2016 by WWT Arundel

ON EASTER SUNDAY Warden Sam Halpin was checking our outflow sluices along the River Arun when she spotted a Great Crested Grebe on the river. Storm Katie on the Monday seemed to move the grebe into the reserve and he &[...]

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Outdoor activities shine this Easter, whatever the weather

Posted on 21st March 2016 by WWT Arundel

Easter may be a bit chilly this year, beginning only a week after the start of Spring. Easter has been in the month of March only five times in the last 20 years. The last time was in March was … [...]

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GIANT Emily is an early arrival

Posted on 19th March 2016 by WWT Arundel

On Saturday we had a GIANT early arrival at Arundel Wetland Centre. Monica Grilli from our Learning team was on hand to meet Emily the Emperor Dragonfly.  Emily is made of 2900 bricks and took 50 hours to build!  The &[...]

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What's wild today

Posted on 19th March 2016 by WWT Arundel

Kingfisher at the Scrape hide by Paul Stevens Lapwing Hide: Lapwing, gadwall, greylag geese, moorhens & mallards, little grebe Ramsar/Sandmartin hides: Common, Black-headed and herring gulls. Shelducks, Lapwing, coot[...]

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Spring songsters starting

Posted on 14th March 2016 by WWT Arundel

Cetti’s warblers, robins and wrens are singing. Spring is in the air! On Wetlands Discovery habitats: Pochard, tufted duck, common toad From Ramsar & Sand Martin hides:¬† 7 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Pochards, [...]

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Wildlife face spring-like days but wintry nights

Posted on 12th March 2016 by WWT Arundel

  This is Grounds Manager Paul Stevens¬Ä¬ô¬† weekly Wildlife Sighting column as seen in the Chichester Observer and Worthing Herald newspapers,¬† published March 10, 2016. I spotted a well camouflaged a snipe blending[...]

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The barn owl & a sparrowhawk make surprise appearances

Posted on 2nd February 2016 by WWT Arundel

This is Grounds Manager Paul Stevens€™  weekly Wildlife Sighting column as seen in the Chichester Observer and Worthing Herald for the week commencing Feb 1, 2016. I WAS OUT for an early walk around the reserve on [...]

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There's a 'finchy' feel to the place

Posted on 15th January 2016 by WWT Arundel

Redpoll on a seedhead at Arundel Wetland Centre ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† Pic: Paul Stevens Paul Stevens’ Jan 14 weekly Wildlife Sighting column as seen in the Chichester Observer and Worthing Herald. Wildlife guide Lizzy [...]

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See little egrets at dusk before we switch to earlier closing

Posted on 29th October 2015 by WWT Arundel

This entry is the text from  Paul Steven€™s Wildlife Sightings column for Oct 29 edition in  the Chichester Observer, Littlehampton Gazette and the Worthing Herald. Last week the clocks went back an hour. For the rest [...]

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