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Wildlife sightings - 22/04/2018

Posted on 22nd April 2018 by WWT Washington

a.m. Tide level: high Wader Lake Avocet 34 Common tern 3 Black-tailed godwit 11 Little ringed plover 1 Grey heron 25+ Gadwall 6 (3 pairs) Shoveler 4 (3 male & 1 female) Mute swan 1 Oystercatcher 4[...]

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Wildlife sightings - 20/04/2018

Posted on 20th April 2018 by WWT Washington

a.m. Tide Level: high Wader Lake Avocet 24 Little ringed plover (displaying on islands) 2 Black-tailed godwit 6 Redshank 4 Lapwing 16 Oystercatcher 2 Shoveler 4 Gadwall 8 Shelduck 18 Teal 5 Saline Lag[...]

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Today's Sightings

Posted on 19th April 2018 by WWT Washington

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The nature reserve

Our nature reserve is a green and tranquil place, a haven for wildlife set on the banks of the River Wear.

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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 Washington in previous months.

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Photographing wildlife

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

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