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Birdwatching and Identification

The Wash, Boston

Run by: South Lincs RSPB

An opportunity to watch and identify wading birds. In 2013 over 105 species were identified, averaging 65 per cruise. Expert help and guidance is on hand.


Suitable for any age

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Close up views of birds and basking seals.


Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Tue 5 Aug 10:30–15:30
  2. Mon 18 Aug 10:00–15:00
  3. Tue 16 Sep 09:30–14:30
  4. Sat 4 Oct 13:00–18:00
  5. Thu 16 Oct 10:00–15:00


RSPB members:
Adult: £17.50
Under 16: £9.50
Adult: £20.00
Under 16: £10.50

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced




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The Wash

Boston Marina, Sluice Bridge, Boston, PE21 9JU

Meeting point: Meet at Bostons Grand Sluice Lock 30 minutes before the cruise sailing time.


This activity is organised and run by South Lincs RSPB.

Please register in advance.

Tickets available from South Holland Centre,Spalding. PE11 1SS

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