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ARNE HEATH RSPB RESERVE

ENGLAND

DORSET (Wareham), (SE)

RSPB nature reserve

Anytime, autumn and spring especially (23-24.1993)

National Grid SY973 882 0o0´/0o0´ N/A 485ha m, lowland heath with Scots Pine, saltmarsh and mudflats

 

Birding Site Guide

Located on a headland of Poole Harbour, this reserve is 3.5 miles SE of Wareham. Turn off the A351 east at Stoborough. Facilities are car park and toilets with information centre.

One of most reliable heaths for Dartford Warbler, summer visitors include Nightjar and Grasshopper Warbler. The estuary attracts a wide range of passage waders and waterfowl.

 

Author: BSG

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