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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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Name the Brent Play Barn Characters at Castle Espie’s New Soft Play[...]

Posted on 27th January 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

Work has started at WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre transforming what was originally a cattle barn into an Arctic themed soft play room called the Brent Play Barn where young visitors can connect with nature through play[...]

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Loose Thread Quilters Make Music at Castle Espie Gallery

Posted on 12th January 2015 by WWT Castle Espie

  Make a cosy start to the New Year and check out the return of the Loose Thread Quilters who are showcasing their latest music themed collection of quilts ‘Song of the Quilt’ at the Castle Espie Gallery. The [...]

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Make Magical Memories at Wonderful Winter Events

Posted on 25th November 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre has launched a programme of wonderful winter events for December including the magical Here Comes Santa experience, a free Christmas recital by the Gryphon Consort and a guided walk on [...]

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Nature through Art 2015 - Call for Artists

Posted on 20th November 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Castle Espie Gallery Nature through Art Exhibition Call for artists – An invitation for submissions. Exhibition to be held from Saturday 14 February – Sunday 22 March 2015 The Castle Espie Gallery at WWT Castle Espie [...]

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Beauty of the Brent to feature on BBC Autumnwatch

Posted on 28th October 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

The beauty of Strangford Lough and the spectacle of the Brent Geese migration are to be featured in a special film to be broadcast on Friday 31st October at 8pm as part of this year’s BBC Autumnwatch. Cinematographer [...]

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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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