KEY POINTS

Bird Watching (UK) - - Go Birding -

1Check Mere­ville-franceville bird hide in sum­mer for breed­ing and pas­sage waders, plus Lit­tle Terns and Sand­wich Terns. Kit­ti­wakes, Pere­grines and Ful­mars pass from US Rangers bird colony at Pointe du Hoc, fur­ther west.

2Check from the hides for breed­ing Bluethroats, Nightin­gales, Zit­ting Cis­ti­co­las, Savi’s War­blers, Spoon­bills, Cat­tle and Great Egrets, plus Marsh War­blers, which all breed here. Spoon­bills have also nested nearby.

3Head east to the Dives es­tu­ary, where Black Kite has nested and big num­bers of shrikes nest.

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