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    A dance of cranes are the reserve highlight this autumn


Sightings Wednesday 18th October

Posted on 18th October 2017 by WWT Welney

Damp Grey start to the day but all hides and paths remain open, lots of birds in front of main observatory. Sightings so far today: Whooper swan Gadwall Pintail Teal Shoveler Wigeon Little egret Avoce[...]

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Sightings Tuesday 17th October

Posted on 17th October 2017 by WWT Welney

Bright clear day at Welney. Sightings today: Mute swan Whooper swan Gadwall Pochard Shoveler Teal Wigeon Grey heron Black-tailed godwit Common sandpiper Ruff Snipe Linnet Meadow pipit Skylark Stonecha[...]

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Today's Highlights

Posted on 16th October 2017 by WWT Welney

Whooper swan Mute swan Canada geese Greylag geese Shoveler Teal Wigeon Grey heron Cormorant Ruff Black-tailed godwit Coot Moorhen Snipe Common sandpiper Dunlin Marsh harrier Buzzard Kestrel Sparrowhaw[...]

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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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