WWT Slimbridge, Wetland Centre Visit June 2016

I was lucky enough to spend the day at the WWT Slimbridge, Wetland Centre this week, we have included many photos of our visit.  WWT Slimbridge is a wetland nature reserve run by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust near the village of Slimbridge in Gloucestershire, it is based in a beautiful rural location in between The River Severn Estuary and the Gloucester-Sharpness canal. The reserve is home to many Swans, Ducks, Geese, Otters, flamingos and many other species some of which are included in the gallery below.

WWT Slimbridge Photos


Info about the different wildlife spotted and the centre.

Canada goose

The Canada goose is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white patches on the face, and a brown body.  More info…

Egyptian goose

The Egyptian goose is a member of the duck, goose, and swan family Anatidae. It is native to Africa south of the Sahara and the Nile Valley. More info…

Mute swan

The mute swan is a species of swan and a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia. Today, the Queen retains the right to ownership of all unmarked mute swans in open water. More info…

Other Species

  • Eider duck
  • Otter
  • Water voles
  • Cranes
  • Nenes – Water Geese
  • Flamingos
  • Coot
  • Moorhen

Contact Info

Address – WWT Slimbridge, Bowditch, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT Phone – 01453 891900 Website – http://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/slimbridge/

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