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  • Birds, dragonflies  and wildflowers

    Birds, dragonflies
    and wildflowers

    Enjoy swathes of wildflowers,
    insects zipping by, and the first
    birds heading South.


Today's Highlights

Posted on 18th August 2017 by WWT Welney

Little egret Tree sparrow House sparrow Swallow Marsh harrier Whooper swan Shelduck Black-tailed godwit Greylag Common tern Cormorant Ringed plover Green sandpiper Yellow wagtail[...]

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Sightings Thursday 17th August

Posted on 17th August 2017 by WWT Welney

After this mornings showers it has started to brighten up, all hides including to the Summer walk are open: Sightings so far today: Mute swan Whooper swan Greylag Mallard Teal Little egret Black-taile[...]

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Today's Sightings

Posted on 14th August 2017 by WWT Welney

Sparrowhawk Swallow House Martin Tree Sparrow House Sparrow Cormorant Cranes x 4 Hobby Avocet Shelduck Black-tailed Godwit Little Egret Marsh Harrier Kestrel Yellow Wagtail Snipe[...]

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The nature reserve

Our nature reserve is a 1000-acre haven for wildlife in the northernmost part of the Ouse Washes.

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Seasonal highlights

There's wildlife to see all year round, with each season bringing a different and exciting mix of species.

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Sightings archive

Take a look back through the archives and see what's been seen at Welney in previous months.

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Wildlife photography hide

Welney is an excellent place for photographing wildlife, no matter what your level of experience is.

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