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RSPB Freiston Shore

A short drive from our certified location is the wildlife reserve
RSPB Freiston Shore.

The sun made a welcome visit this morning we decided to visit for a walk. We were greeted by loud bird calls and two friendly ducks.  The pair of ducks seemed everso tame and followed us around the carpark for a few minutes before getting bored when they realised we had no food for them.Pair of friendly ducks coming to welcome us at RSPB Frieston Shore

The twins, double buggy and I set off on the trail around the  saltwater lagoon.  Just a little way into the trail is a large hide looking out over the lagoon. I’m no twitcher but I’m sure I spotted avocets and lapwings amongst the obvious gulls.

View around RSPB Freiston Shore Saltwater Lagoon

We pushed on past the gravel path onto a grass track, up onto the sea bank. By this time I was getting more exercise than I had bargained for as the path wasn’t double buggy friendly, but we had a great view over the lagoon to one side and the saltmarsh out to sea.

 

 

Saltwater Marsh RSPBConservation Grazing

There were several benches on the seabank so we sat for a while watching the birds and the sheep that were grazing amongst them before completing our little circuit back to the car.

It was a lovely walk all in all.  I think next time we’ll take a picnic and some spare bread for the pair of ducks.

If you think you’d enjoy Freiston Shore, you might also like the Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve. Click here to find out more. More things to do

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2 Comments

  1. Caroline Southard August 5, 2012

    This sounds lovely. We'll definitely visit next time we in Lincs.

    • Carolyn September 16, 2012

      Clearly the friendly ducks are fair weather friends. They weren't there when we visited in the rain this week. We'd taken bread too!

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