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Edenside, Eden Estuary Fife

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The inner part of the estuary can be viewed, if somewhat distantly, from the east end of the lay-by at Edenside NO455188 where there is a noticeboard with details of recent sightings. The lay-by overlooks the saltmarsh area used as a roost by most of the birds in the inner estuary.

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The Fife Bird Club has a hide (members only) positioned on the edge of the saltmarsh NO458191, behind the Edenside stables, which affords good close views of the inner estuary and the roost (over 120 species recorded since 1992).


Lay-by at Edenside NO455188


Fife Bird Club hide (members only)

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The lay-by which overlooks the saltmarsh is the best place to look from. Viewing is best in the couple of hours before/after high tide when the birds are concentrated towards the saltmarsh - at low tide the birds can be very distant and dispersed.

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