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Recent Sightings - 2nd March

Posted on 2nd March 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

The following sightings were recorded by Pete Matchett, Reserve Warden Highlights over the last week include the Spoonbill returning to the reserve after an absence of around 2 weeks and appeared on the Wader Marsh and [...]

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Bird Watch Morning Sightings - 26th February

Posted on 26th February 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

Lovely bright morning for this month’s bird watch morning at Castle Espie with Dot Bleakley. The collection in Close Encounters is looking terrific with lots of displaying and calling. They certainly think that spring [...]

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Wintery weather to continue as Ice Age returns to Castle Espie

Posted on 24th February 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

The recent cold snap which brought Arctic temperatures and icy conditions is set to continue this weekend at WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre when the visitors will get to experience the Ice Age. The two day family event [...]

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Low Water Count - 22nd February

Posted on 23rd February 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

The following sightings were recorded by Grounds and Reserve Manager Kerry Mackie. Estuary Teal 285 Wigeon 55 Shoveller 20 Shelduck 414 Red Breasted Merganser 2 Eider 18 Brent 113 Mute Swan 2 Whooper Swan 79 Oystercatcher[...]

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Recent Sightings - 20th February

Posted on 20th February 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

The following sightings were recorded by Pete Matchett, Reserve Warden Main lake – visible from Sensory garden and Visitor centre Mallard 326 Tufty 52 Gadwall 12 Cormorant 6 Mute Swan 2 Little Egret 6 Coot 6 Little [...]

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Recent Sightings 13th February

Posted on 13th February 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

The following sightings were recorded by Peter Matchett, Reserve Warden Main lake – visible from Sensory garden and Visitor centre Mallard 264 Tufty 48 Gadwall 4 Cormorant 6 Mute Swan 3 Little Egret 9 Coot 6 Freshwater [...]

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Soft play with a difference at new Arctic themed Brent Play Barn

Posted on 12th February 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

Visitors to Castle Espie can now enjoy the first in a series of new developments for 2015.What was originally a cattle barn has been transformed into an Arctic themed soft play room called the Brent Play Barn where young [...]

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Wakey Wakey for Half Term Hibernation Fun

Posted on 12th February 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

Wakey wakey, and get set for half term hibernation fun at WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre. From Monday 16th to Sunday 22nd February visitors to Castle Espie can take part in hibernation themed activities including den [...]

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Recent Sightings 4th February

Posted on 4th February 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

The following sightings were recorded by Pete Matchett, Reserve Warden Main lake – visible from Sensory garden and Visitor centre Mallard 342 Cormorant 6 Tufty 45 Scaup 1 Gadwall 47 Little Egret 7 Grey Heron 1 Black [...]

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Recent Sightings 28th January

Posted on 28th January 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

The following sightings were recorded by Peter Matchett, Reserve Warden Main lake – visible from Sensory garden and Visitor centre Gadwall 17 Cormorant 1 Tufted 49 Little grebe 1 Mallard 360  Freshwater lagoon – [...]

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