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Within the town of Shoreham-by-Sea in Sussex this reserve consists of part of the estuary of the River Adur and the major habitats are tidal mudflats and saltmarsh.
 Notable Species
Most of the commoner European waders can be seen here in winter and during passage periods, scarcer species such as Little Stint and Curlew Sandpiper also occur. Shelduck can also be seen as well as Teal, Mallard and Mute Swan.
Birds you can see here include:
Great Cormorant, Mute Swan, Common Shelduck, Common Teal, Mallard, Little Egret, Eurasian Oystercatcher, Pied Avocet, Common Ringed Plover, Grey Plover, Northern Lapwing, Red Knot, Sanderling, Little Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Dunlin, Ruff, Common Snipe, Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel, Eurasian Curlew, Common Redshank, Common Greenshank, Ruddy Turnstone, Mediterranean Gull, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Sandwich Tern, Common Tern (PM)
 Other Wildlife
 Site Information
 History and Use
 Areas of Interes
 Access and Facilities
The estuary can be viewed from adjacent footpaths and particularly from the south side between the footbridge and the A259 Norfolk Bridge. Shoreham-by-Sea is west of Brighton and can be reached on the A27 road.
 Contact Details
RSPB South East Regional Office 2nd Floor 42 Frederick Place Brighton BN1 4EA
Tel: 01273 775333
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Content and images originally posted by Steve