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Spellbinding Fun for Little Monsters this Hallowe’en

Posted on 20th October 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Feeling brave? This Hallowe’en half term, visitors to Castle Espie Wetland Centre can enjoy a whole host of Hallowe’en activities for little monsters at the Spellbound Festival from Saturday 25th to Friday 31st [...]

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Kilmood Art Club: 26th Annual Exhibition at Castle Espie

Posted on 17th October 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

An exhibition by members of Kilmood Art Club will run from Saturday 18th October to Sunday 23rd November at the Castle Espie Gallery, WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Comber. The exhibition, which is a major club event[...]

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Recent Sightings - 13th October

Posted on 13th October 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

The following sightings were reported by Kerry Mackie, WWT Castle Espie Reserve Manager and Peter Matchett, Seasonal Reserve Warden and Kez Armstrong, Aviculture Warden. The latest Brent count has picked up around 24,000 [...]

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Recent Sightings - 7th October

Posted on 8th October 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

The following sightings were reported by Kerry Mackie, WWT Castle Espie Reserve Manager 70 Turnstone 500 Knot 140 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Spoonbill roosting on the black rock at highwater 100 widgeon Up to 10 Little Egrets on[...]

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Recent Sightings – 24th September

Posted on 24th September 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

From the Brent Hide & Limekiln Observatory 2300 Brent 1150 Oystercatcher 250 Curlew 620 Redshank 350 Teal 40 Shelduck 2 Merganser 45 Eider Little Stint 14 Little Egret 1 Spoonbill On the Reserve 4 Little Egret 1 [...]

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Recent Sightings - 22nd September

Posted on 22nd September 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Recent Sightings at Castle Espie include the return of a Spoonbill and between 1500 and 2000 Brent Geese including juveniles. Spoonbill Little Stint Large numbers of Oystercatchers Small groups of Grey / Gold Plover 30 [...]

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Get Outdoors Weekend Sightings

Posted on 21st September 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

  As part of the Great Outdoors Weekend Beginners Birdwatch sessions led by Dot Blakely we can report the following sightings: Viewed from the Brent Hide: 1200 Brent Geese 12 Shelduck Small scattering of [...]

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Recent Sightings - 19th September

Posted on 19th September 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Main Lake 15 Gadwall 17 Pintail 350 Mallard 1 Kingfisher 83 Greyleg 1 Cormorant 1 Little Grebe Wader Marsh 4 Little Egret 1 Curlew 1 Greenshank 1 Heron Estuary 2,500 Brent Geese 95 Curlew 450 Oystercatcher 15 Greyplover ([...]

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Recent Sightings – 19th September

Posted on 19th September 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

 Main Lake 15 Gadwall 17 Pintail 350 Mallard 1 Kingfisher 83 Greyleg 1 Cormorant 1 Little Grebe Wader Marsh 4 Little Egret 1 Curlew 1 Greenshank 1 Heron Estuary 2,500 Brent Geese 95 Curlew 450 Oystercatcher 15 [...]

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New Sensory Garden and Courtyard Provide a Sensory Experience and [...]

Posted on 2nd September 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Visitors to WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre can experience a new multisensory oasis to relax and enjoy nature with the opening of two major developments, a Sensory Garden and Courtyard adjacent to the award winning [...]

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