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RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Silverdale

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
Leighton Moss RSPB reserve is a nature reserve in Lancashire, England, which has been in the care of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds since 1964. It is situated at Silverdale near Carnforth, on the edge of Morecambe Bay and in the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.Leighton Moss contains the largest area of reed beds in north-west England. The site provides habitats for many species of wildlife, including bitterns and red deer. As a wetland of international importance, it was designated a Ramsar site in 1985. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a Special Protection Area, and an Important Bird Area.The RSPB reserve also protects an area of Morecambe Bay, where a saltmarsh provides a habitat for birds such as avocets.
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  • Travelled down to see some wild birds that are not so common or easy to see up where we live in Scotland. We were very lucky to have been able to see three new breeds that were new to us. The reserve ...  read more »
  • The reserve was very good. The shop counter and restaurant staff were also excellent. However we were bombarded by sales patter from a ex warden who was like a terrier and wouldn't let go, even when w...  read more »
  • Lots of birds every time I've been. Many different species. Extensive wetlands. Much of it wheelchair accessible. Kid friendly but more so in summer. 
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