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RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Silverdale
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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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  • This reserve is a credit to the RSPB. Our birding society enjoys it so much it is put on the itinerary each year for a visit. It encompasses all types of wildlife and for those interested in birdwatch...  more »
  • We always enjoy visiting leighton moss and always feel we are coming home as we have visited for a number of years.Today was no exception a friendly welcome and an offer of a children's trail for our ...  more »
  • A lovely , well managed reserve with helpful and knowledgable staff and volunteers. Fantastic birds and wild life. Saw the beautiful little Bearded Tit on our 4th visit from Warwichshire Great little ...  more »