birds at walthamstow wetlands

birds at walthamstow wetlands

Walthamstow Wetlands is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It also forms part of the Lee Valley Special Protection Area and is a Ramsar wetland designated site
of international importance.

The ten reservoirs offer a haven for overwintering wildfowl such as pochard and gadwall and are regionally important for breeding birds such as grey heron, tufted duck and little egret. Swifts visit during the summer and kingfisher and peregrine falcon can be seen all year round.