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RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Silverdale

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Wildlife Area
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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  • Good place to visit for families the children will love the boards that are around the paths trying to guess whigh bird or animal they are talking about. The hides are all newish with seating and are ...  more »
  • A lovely haven for the birds,lovely hides and lots of different birds.Peaceful walk between each hide accompanied by birdsong.A warm welcome at the entrance from well informed volunteers who enjoy exp...  more »
  • Nice set up. Car park across the road. Usual visitor centre. Good hides anb a bonus is the amount of smaller birds that are quite used to people and will come very close. Worth a visit if you are in t...  more »