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Bat & barn owl evening - Cancelled

Date: Fri 17 July

This event has been cancelled. In order to keep us all safe, we’ve taken the difficult decision to cancel all our events running before 1st August 2020. Please see our FAQs for more information. The below information is for reference only.


Explore the reserve at dusk with a warden to get closer to our nocturnal wildlife.

Time: 9-11.30pm

Cost: £12 per adult, £5 per child. Booking essential.

Hundreds of species use our wetlands under the cover of darkness and you can meet some of them with us. Barn owls hunt in the vast openness of the Fen landscape, after sunset we will watch for the first individuals coming out to hunt over the wet grasslands. Eight species of bat use our reserve to hunt for their insect prey, we will use bat detectors to listen to their calls and watch as they fly overhead at dusk. We will put out light and scent stations to attract a range of moth species and be able to show you that moths are just as colourful as butterflies - if not more!

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