SO7104 : WWT Slimbridge

taken 5 years ago, near to Moorend, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

WWT Slimbridge
WWT Slimbridge
WWT Slimbridge is a reserve set up to care for and study wildfowl. It is managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, on the estuary of the river Severn. The reserve was the first WWT centre to be opened, on 10 November 1946, by artist and naturalist Sir Peter Scott.

The reserve site covers an area of 3 square kilometres, of which 500,000 square metres is landscaped and can be visited by the public. To cater for bird and duck watchers, several hides have been set up overlooking the fields, streams and lakes bordering the River Severn and the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal.

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SO7104, 75 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7174 0456 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.3416N 2:24.6398W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7176 0458
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust  WWT  Wildfowl Sanctuary  Wildfowl Reserve  Slimbridge  Wildlife  Conservation  Birdwatching  Ornithology  Path  Drain 

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