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Whitacre Heath NR Warwickshire

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Marsh Tit
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Richard Dawkins
Date
24 November 2015
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Site Details

109 acres of pools, woodland and wet grassland, based on an old sand and gravel workings. The reserve is designated a SSSI.
Situated with the flood plain of the river Tame, this site is most noted for its birds with over 40 breeding species recorded.
In the summer warblers are numerous with Reed, Sedge, Willow and Garden Warblers all breeding here.
Other birds you might see include Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Water Rail and Kingfisher as well as passage migrants such as Curlew and Whinchat.

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Directions

Half a kilometre southeast of Lea Marston. Entrance SP209931.

Access

Owned by the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. Access restricted to members only.

Parking

Park in the reserve car park.

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