Desolate shores draw birds and birders

Anthorn, Solway Firth But it is the waders that drew us to the remote Solway estuary. Mudflats, marshes and tidal sands create a wetland teeming with lapwings, oystercatchers, dunlins and curlews, the high tide pushing them onto their saltmarsh roosts.

The Guardian

Last updated on 16 November 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Kingdom
Region: 
Europe
Species group: 
Birds