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About RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Nature Reserve
Birdlife is in abundance all year round and you can even hire binoculars from our reserve shop to observe them up close. In spring, migrants such as pied flycatchers, redstarts and wood warblers arrive and common sandpipers, dippers and grey wagtails are to be seen around the pool below the dam. In summer you can watch fledglings at the feeding station, hear nightjars, and see golden-ringed dragonflies in the forest clearings. Autumn sees dabbling ducks such as mallards and teals arriving at the lake, along with little grebes and oystercatchers. In winter, redwings, bramblings and fieldfares arrive, ravens begin their mating displaying and peregrins soar over your heads.
The RSPB Visitor Centre at Lake Vyrnwy is open all year round. It has a well-stocked shop, three bird hides, and a cinema with daily showings of a film featuring the history of Lake Vyrnwy reserve. There are also cafes, toilets and a craft centre nearby. Parking and entry is free and dogs are allowed on leads.
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