RSPB Fowlmere Nature Reserve, Fowlmere

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Fowlmere is a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds nature reserve between Fowlmere and Melbourn in Cambridgeshire. It is designated a 39.9 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest called Fowlmere Watercress Beds.Fowlmere's reedbeds and pools are fed by natural chalk springs and a chalk stream runs through the reserve. It has three hides, one of which is wheelchair-accessible. Special birds include kingfishers, water rails, sedge warblers, reed warblers and grasshopper warblers plus a roost of corn buntings in winter.
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  • Natural chalk springs well up here so even in the coldest weather some water is still flowing at Fowlmere. The clear waters also mean that it is easy to spot fish and even crayfish in the chalk stream...  more »
  • Ideal for a short visit but not the biggest of reserves. Good for a short walk but check on the best times to visit if you are interested in the birds as when we visited in December we saw virtually n...  more »
  • This is a fantastic reserve that is open all the time. Parking is free. There is a circular walk and 3 hides on site. I have made around 50 visits this year looking for kingfishers and barn owls. I se...  more »
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