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Songs from the marsh - RSPB Marazion Marsh nature reserve

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Marazion Beach

Marazion

TR17 0AA

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Spring is here, and bird song is erupting all over the RSPB’s beautiful Marazion Marsh nature reserve, as warblers and sand martins from Africa vie with local resident songbirds. Do you have trouble telling the song of a blackbird from that of a song thrush? Our friendly warden will explain the difference.

Join the warden for a gentle morning stroll to learn about our exotic visitors, find out how to identify their songs, and look for other fascinating wildlife.

Sand martin nest by Ben Hall (rspb-images.com)

Image: Sand martin nest by Ben Hall (rspb-images.com) The sandmartin is often the first summer migrant to arrive in the spring - beating the swallow by several days.

Sedge warbler by Colin Scott

Image: Sedge warbler by Colin Scott

Old country names for the sedge warbler include mock nightingale as this lively summer visitor sings night and day when it first arrives back in Britain. They often suddenly emerge from the depths of vegetation where they have been feeding and burst into exhuberant song - that always sounds vaguely irritated.


This is a family-friendly event, but will include walking over grassed and uneven surfaces, so buggies may not be suitable. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No dogs please.

Please wear appropriate clothing and sensible footwear. Bring binoculars if you have them.

£5 per person. Accompanied children free.


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Image: Song thrush by Peter Exley

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