Solent’s unique habitats
More than 125,000 coastal birds travel here for the winter every year, from as far away as Russia and Canada. So what makes the Solent coast so special?
Did you know, the Solent coastline is a really special place throughout the world because of its unique habitats for sea birds?
By taking part in this year’s bird count this October, you’ll be making a difference to our knowledge of the amazing birds which travel here every autumn.
Make sure you download your bird ID guide and counting sheets.
You’ll find even more tips and information on our main Great Coastal Birdwatch webpage.
You can also make a difference by becoming ‘bird aware’. That means you’ve learned about the birds that spend time on our coastline.
It also means you look out for their best interests when you’re visiting the coast.