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Birdlife

The nature reserve is home to almost 120 different species of bird. Just over 50 of these breed here.

The nature reserve is home to a variety of birds with almost 120 species recorded to date. Just over 50 of these breed here, with others over-wintering and some passing through on their spring and autumn migration.

Breeding Birds

Some examples of breeding birds are:

  • Sparrowhawk

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  • Reed warbler

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  • Long-tailed tit

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  • Kingfisher

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  • Great spotted woodpecker

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  • Bullfinch
  • Nuthatch

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  • Blackcap

Winter Visitors

Some examples of winter visitors are:   

  • Teal
  • Tufted duck
  • Water rail
  • Chiffchaff
  • Stonechat

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  • Little grebe

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  • Redwing

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  • Fieldfare

Passage Migrants

  • Osprey
  • Hobby
  • Common sandpiper
  • Spotted flycatcher
  • Redstart

If you'd like to ask some questions about birdlife along the Stour Valley, call into the centre, or get in touch.

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