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Brandon Marsh is located near Coventry in Warwickshire, and is maintained by the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. It is 200 acres in size, has 10 main pools, 30 acres of open water and 7 hides. The reserve has wetland, reedbeds, grassland and woods.
 Notable Species
220 bird species recorded here.
2008 also saw a number of Black Terns showing occasionally. February 2009 has also seen the arrival of a pair of Cape Shelduck, one of which is suspected to be a Cape/Australian hybrid. An Emperor/Lesser White Fronted hybrid goose has been seen on many occasions.
Birds you can see here include:
 Other Wildlife
There are a number of mammal species at Brandon Marsh. most notably Badgers, Muntjac Deer, Fox, as well as bat boxes in abundance. We (Kevin and Seri) have also spotted American Mink, a highly destructive species, and Otters have been reported recently..
There is also a profusion of fish species in the ponds, including Perch, Carp and Pike
 Site Information
 History and Use
 Areas of Interest
 Access and Facilities
Off A46 near Coventry.
There are several good hides and even a coffee shop and visitor centre.
Grid Ref SP386761
 Contact Details
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Arthur John's review
I was surprised to find no reviews of this excellent site. The site is usually busy with birders (obviously keeping it to themselves). Last time I went, there were breeding pairs of tern and oystercatcher, plus many other water and woodland birds.
The pools weren't full of birds although there were Tufted Duck, Shoveler, Pochard, Mallard, G. C. Grebe, Gadwall, Teal and Ruddy Duck present. There were also Brambling, Common and Mealy Redpolls, Siskin, Linnet and Chaffinch in the woodland. Pros
A great reserve.