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In Pictures: Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

This reserve is part of the low lying land which stretches along the northern edge of the Severn River between Cardiff and Chepstow.

Bearded tit

If you're lucky you may spot a bearded tit. There are five breeding pairs on the reserve.


Curlews can also be spotted.

Reed warbler

Reed Warblers have a distinctive call which can be heard.

East Usk Lighthouse

The East Usk Lighthouse is a prominent landmark on the reserve.

Reed beds

A rubber walkway takes you through the centre of the reed beds.

Newport Wetlands

There are some spectacular views over the water.


Every spring there are new families on the water way.

Newport Wetlands play area

There's plenty to keep the youngsters occupied.

Newport Wetlands Centre

The centre has a shop, exhibition area and cafe, as well as education and conference facilities.

Newport Wetlands
18 Feb 09 |  Nature

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