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Bird Aware Solent

We raise awareness of the birds that spend time on our Solent coastline and encourage everyone to share our shores with wildlife.

Dark-bellied brent geese at sunset
Dark-bellied brent geese

Meet the Birds

Find out about the 125,000 ducks, geese and wading birds which fly here every winter from as far as the Arctic.

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The Coastal Code

Help us protect the birds around the Solent by sharing our shores.  Follow four simple steps to protect the wildlife which makes our area special.

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Ranger Charlotte at an event

Events, walks and talks

Find details of upcoming Bird Aware Solent events where you can meet our rangers and discover more about the wildlife seen around our coast.

Bird Aware Solent team

About us

Bird Aware Solent raises awareness of the ducks, geese and wading birds that spend the winter on our special coastline. Find out about our partners, our strategy and our team.

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Coast and Country Canines dog

Coast and Country Canines

Bird Aware Solent’s Coast and Country Canines initiative is all about like-minded dog owners choosing to walk in a safer, more enjoyable and wildlife aware way.

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Oystercatcher calling


Keep up to date with information, news and views from the Bird Aware Solent team.

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