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With 354 recorded bird species, native mammals such as red deer and otters, and millions of creepy crawlies that include tiger moths and common lizards, Lancashire’s wilder side offers up some beastly experiences.

From the rugged moorlands of Bowland to the dramatic sands of Morecambe Bay, Lancashire is renowned for its birds and wildlife. The county’s varied countryside is home to world-famous breeding grounds and attracts birdwatchers from across the globe, eager for a sight of its rare species.

From the hen harrier in its hillside home to the red throated diver on the shores of the Irish Sea, Lancashire is a mecca for bird lovers throughout the year.

Forest of Bowland - BluebellsWhatever part of the county you are exploring, take your binoculars and prepare to be rewarded for your patience with a real wildlife show. This is a part of England rich in nature as well as heritage, so be prepared to be dazzled! Did you know an incredible 1.5 million waders spend the winter on the UK’s tidal mudflats.

That’s nearly half of all Europe’s population!




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