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Wildlife

A world of wildlife awaits at Martin Mere Wetland Centre. With a variety of habitats on offer, there's always a star species on show. Check the latest sightings and find out how to make the most of Martin Mere's wildlife.

Spring and Summer at Martin Mere Wetland Centre

These two seasons are a great time of year to visit our reserve, as the mere and surrounding reedbeds become home to wader chicks such as avocets and lapwing. Watch as they grow and fledge their nests as the seasons change.

Nature reserve

Many thousands of migrant wild ducks, geese, waders and swans make Martin Mere truly world class, offering spectacular displays of feather and flight.

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Latest sightings

Find out which species have made an appearance with our latest sightings, updated regularly by staff and volunteers.

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