Winter at Welney Wetland Centre
Many thousands of ducks come in from the Arctic and are joined by the magical sight of up to 9,000 wild Bewick’s and whooper swans alighting on the lakes, just in time to take advantage of the centre’s floodlit feeds.
Welney takes in 1,000 acres of the Ouse Washes and is the setting for one of the most magical events in the UK’s nature calendar - mass gatherings of thousands of wild ducks, geese and swans.Find out more
Find out which species have made an appearance with our latest sightings, updated regularly by staff and volunteers.Find out more
As the seasons change, so do the wild visitors. Find out what to see when with our Wildlife Guide.Find out more