Kent - Swale Estuary

Kent - Swale Estuary - The UK's Best Wildlife Locations
The Swale Estuary is a 13 mile channel between Kent and the Isle of Sheppey. It also sits between the Medway and the Thames estuaries and it's a paradise for birdwatchers.

WHERE IS THE SWALE ESTUARY?
Follow the M2 or A249 towards Sittingbourne. Go through Oare Village near Faversham and take a right to Harty Ferry at the Three Mariners pub. It is a further 2km to the Swale estuary.

WILDLIFE OF THE SWALE ESTUARY?
Birds are the main attraction and the species include:

Short eared owls
Marsh harriers
Hen harriers
Peregrine falcons
Merlin
Snipes
Redshanks
Curlews
Bitterns
Oyster catcher
Kingfisher
Curlew
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Argyll - The Isle of Mull
Bedfordshire - The Lodge: RSPB Headquarters in Sandy
Buckinghamshire - Burnham Beeches (Photo not for sale)
Cambridgeshire - Hampton reserve near Peterborough
Cambridgeshire - Paxton pits
Cambridgeshire - Wandlebury Country Park
Cambridgeshire - Wicken Fen
Cornwall - Roughtor
Cairngorms - Glen Clova
Cornwall - The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Devon - Eggesford
Devon - Offwell
Dumfriesshire - Caerlaverock
Durham - Low Barns

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