Witness nature's amazing journey this autumn
An opportunity to view this wonderful migration scenario is offered at the nine Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) visitor’s centres throughout the UK.
Although birds come to mind, may other creatures such as dragonflies, bats, bees, butterflies and mammals are all trying to find suitable conditions or hibernation spots before the temperature drops.
Try clicking on a few fabulous experiences below to be part of this seasonal spectacle:
- Get up at the crack of dawn and join in the early morning hide visit with a warden at Martin Mere and witness thousands of pink-footed geese fly above your head.
- Take a look at the thousands of barnacle geese and see wild whooper swans being fed at Caerlaverock.
- Watch in amazement as a huge population of Light-bellied Brent geese fill their tummies on Strangford Lough by Castle Espie.
- Visit a ‘guide in a hide’ event at Llanelli (Oct events Nov events) and see teal, widgeon, pintail and oystercatchers. You may even spot a great white egret!
- Chat to a ‘guide in the hide’ at Arundel and gain some new knowledge. Who knows? You may spot a kingfisher flying too.
- Find out more about the migration of bats, eels, butterflies and even spiders on London’s ‘Incredible Journey events.
- Accompany a warden at Washington (Oct event Nov event) and experience the wonderful seasonal wildlife.
WWT Wetland Centres are just perfect for learning more about migration in many ways and are worth a visit at any time of the year.
Telephone: 01453 891900