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This is just one of over 200 reserves and wildlife hot-spots featured on the Nature of Dorset. Find out where this site is, what it is like and what you can see there below.
An island in Poole Harbour cut off from 'civilisation' and is a delight to visit with its speciality, the red squirrel, one of the highlights.
|Name of Location||Brownsea Island|
|Highlights||Over-wintering birds, Dragonflies and damselflies, Views, Migrating Birds, Family outings|
|Diversity||Very High (over 200 species)|
|OS Map Reference||SZ028878|
|No Significant Issues||The paths are, in general, well made and provide safe access||
This reserve does not have any significant issues that I identified on my visit but conditions can always change so be prepared for all eventualities.
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