Water Birds at College Lake, Tring Reservoirs Buckinghamshire

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Originally built to serve the canal system, the reservoirs have become one of the best birdwatching spots in southern England.


An outstanding centre for wildlife that delights and informs wildlife watchers of all ages. Located 2 miles north of Tring.


Water Birds at College Lake, Tring Reservoirs BuckinghamshireCollege Lake in Tring, attracts all kinds of wildfowl. (managed by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust)


Seasonal Highlights
 Osprey, sand martin, swift, yellow wagtail.
Summer: Common tern, great crested grebe, hobby, reed and sedge warbler.
Autumn: Golden plover, lapwing.
Winter: Bittern, jack snipe, pochard, shoveler, teal.



Lapwings are unmistakeableLapwing


Redshank at TringRedshank


Little ringed ploverLittle ringed plover


Oyster Catcher TringOystercatcher


Common Tern TringCommon Tern


Tufted duck TringTufted duck


Graylag Geese and their young chicksGraylag Geese and their young chicks


Canada Geese and Gulls TringCanada Geese and young chick


During late spring then you may spot a hobby hunting over the water.


College Lake, Upper Icknield Way, Bulbourne, Tring, Herts, HP23 5QG


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