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RSPB Isley Marsh

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Lower Yelland, Barnstaple EX31 3EN, England
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Quiet spot and easy to park nearby

Despite its proximity to the busy Tarka Trail this is a relatively quiet area and there are plenty... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Alex G
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Barnstaple
Lots of birds in March

Had no idea there was an RSPB site here. We were delighted to see a good variety of birds including... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
KrispyPlymouth
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Plymouth
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Made up of saltmarsh and intertidal mudflats on the southern edge of the Taw Torridge estuary and lies within the estuary SSSI. It is an important haven for undisturbed feeding and resting birds, especially the wintering flocks of ducks and waders, including curlew, greenshank, dunlin, little egret and spoonbill. No parking for 2 miles. The Tarka Trail runs along the south side of the reserve.
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25 Apr 2016
“Quiet spot and easy to park nearby”
16 Mar 2016
“Lots of birds in March”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lower Yelland, Barnstaple EX31 3EN, England
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Despite its proximity to the busy Tarka Trail this is a relatively quiet area and there are plenty of estuary birds to view. I have only been here a few times, but it was reasonably easy to find a secluded spot to set up and...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Had no idea there was an RSPB site here. We were delighted to see a good variety of birds including lots of curlews. We had no binoculars with us, would suggest you take them with you! We were just walking by on the Tarka Trail...More

Thank KrispyPlymouth
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