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Neston Reedbed is located on the marshes at Neston, Wirral. It is the largest area of reeds on the Dee Estuary,


Notable Species

The reedbed is home to many of the commoner reedbed specialists including a good population of Common Reed Warbler, probably the largest on the estuary. Over the past few years Marsh Harrier are being seen with more frequency in all seasons. In previous years Bearded Tit have bred here. Over the past few years Cetti's Warbler have been present too. Water Rail also breed here.


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Birds you can see here include:

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Other Wildlife

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Site Information

History and Use

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Areas of Interest

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Access and Facilities

Access byy walking either from Moorside Lane, Neston or at the other end from Marshlands Road. Access can be muddy in places.

Visitors are advised not to go out onto the marsh at any point due to many risks including unpredictable tides, sinking sands and hidden creeks. Above all else breeding and wintering birds will be disturbed.

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