Here are some of our top tips for getting the best out of your visit to watch the Avalon Marshes starling roost.
Starling murmurations are a true wonder of the natural world and the Avalon Marshes are one of the best places in the UK to come and witness this amazing wildlife spectacle. Hundreds of thousands of starlings congregate here just before dusk and roost in the reed beds overnight. Marvel at the sight, sound and smell of thousands of starlings going to bed and maybe witness a fantastic murmuration - nature is not made to order so there is no guarantee that the starlings will murmurate on the day that you visit.
Some top tips:
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Coming from a distance to see the roost? Why not see if there is a starling roost site closer to home? Check out the starling murmuration roost map to find your closest roost: http://bit.ly/2RtHG1x
Want to know what time sunrise and sunset is? Follow the link for the times: http://bit.ly/2DkDzBZ . Remember that dusk and dawn are around 30 minutes before sunset or sunrise and in the evening murmurations can start 1 hour before sunset so allow plenty of time to arrive and get to the roost site (at least 90 minutes) so that you do not miss the spectacle.
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