Any avid bird watcher will know that you can see a wide variety of birds just by looking out of your window, but for those who want to catch sight of something a little more out of the ordinary, a trip to a habitat specifically designed to attract the rarer species is in order. That’s exactly what you get with a membership to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, making it a great gift for anyone with more than a passing interest in their feathered friends.
Dedicated to the conservation and preservation of the wetlands that are so crucial to the survival of many species of birds, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust has nine wetlands visitors’ centres. When you give someone membership to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust as a gift, they not only have access to all of these centres, but you are also contributing to their continued efforts to save the wetlands and raise awareness of the issues surrounding the increasingly difficult job of preserving the habitats that the birds rely on for their survival.
The visitors’ centres to which membership of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust allows access are all around the
, from Dumfriesshire to UK West Sussex, Carmarthenshire to and there’s even one in the heart of Norfolk , where you can leave behind the hustle and bustle of city life and get back to nature right next to the London Thames. This makes a Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust membership a perfect gift for anyone with an interest in birds, conservation and the environment, regardless of where they live, and makes a great excuse to take a trip to another part of the country to see what kind of wildlife they can spot all around the . UK
It’s not just birds either – the conservation efforts of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust mean that many other species have found sanctuary within their centres. As well as a wide variety of birds, including several varieties of geese, cranes and scoters, visitors also have a chance to spot otters, voles, beavers and plenty of rare plant life. Whether you know someone who would love an individual membership, a membership for a couple, or a family membership to the Wildfowl and Wetlands trust, it’s definitely a great gift for any nature lover.