Brownsea Island Nature Reserve Zoos
The Villa, Brownsea Island, Dorset
Diverse habitats & wildlife, including a red squirrel population. The reserve is leased from the National Trust, situated in Poole Harbour with a large sheltered lagoon; particularly important for overwintering & summer breeding birds. A day spent exploring its flooded woodland, lakes, reedbed & pine woods is unlikely to disappoint.
The last day for visiting Brownsea Island in 2009 will be Sunday the 1st November 2009.
Don't forget you can catch a ferry from Poole Quay or Sandbanks to Brownsea, or catch one of the hourly services from Bournemouth Pier.
Large flocks of waders, particularly avocets, black-tailed godwits & visiting wildfowl over winter.
In the summer breeding common and sandwich terns, gulls & little egrets.
The reedbeds & alder carr are home to water voles & sika deer, with kingfishers & water rails providing avian interest.
AddressThe Villa, Brownsea Island, Dorset, Poole, Dorset, BH13 7EE
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