NEWS FROM WWT MARTIN MEREMigration of a different kind at WWTMartin Mere Wetland CentreThis is a great month to visit WWT Martin Mere as there is a wholearray of wildlife wonders occurring, one of which is migration.However this time we are veering away from and south. This brings up some hugeour usual bird stories and talking about a questions for dragonfly researchers howdfferent migration, dragontly migration!do they know where to migrate to andfrom? How do they find their way? WhatUnlike bled migration, dragonfly migrationstimulates their migeation and do theyis poorly understood, in tact it is probablymigrate to the same place to breed eachsomething that not many of us have ever year?thought about or even considered tohappen But many of our common species As ourknowledge and ability to monitorsuch as the four-spotted chaser, common these species increases our answers todarter and migrant hawker are all migrants the above should hopefully be answeredand all can be seen at Martin Mere around however I will leave you with a biggeras the canoesafari andthenew reedbedIn other news at the centre, the summerholidays are in full swing and thousandsMigration in dragonfies is similar in many of children have so far enjoyeds to bird migration. Itact, scientist in becoming widte rangers at MartinAmerica have shown that dragonflies often Mere, collecting stickers and doing 8 funuse similar migration routes that passerines actvities which include pond exploring.and hawks use. There is one huge difference plarying against us in a game of giantbetween bird migration and dragonfymigration though: dragontly migration isonly one way. It is only the oftspring ofthe insects that have flown south that willmigrate north in the spring (and ice versa). Visit www.wwtorg uk/martinmere forWhereas birds make the jouney northtop trumps and joining a tribe to trackanimals. The summer holiday activitiesare continuing untl 3 Septemberfurther informationCOME AND BEATUS AT TOP TRUMPSri 21 July -Sun 3 SeptemberKINGFISHERPart of3417Dustys wildlifeRangen)FEROCITYWACKINESS.67Grab your FREE log book to get your very own Top Trumps card andplay against us and your family as you explore the grounds. Can youwin at least 5 cards from us to pick up your Wildlife Ranger sticker?Find out morewwt.org.uk/martinmereMartin MereWWT Wetland CentrewwT reg charity en Ergand & wales no. t030884 and Sootara no. SC039470

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NEWS FROM WWT MARTIN MERE Migration of a different kind at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre This is a great month to visit WWT Martin Mere as there is a whole array of wildlife wonders occurring, one of which is migration. However this time we are veering away from and south. This brings up some huge our usual bird stories and talking about a questions for dragonfly researchers how dfferent migration, dragontly migration! do they know where to migrate to and from? How do they find their way? What Unlike bled migration, dragonfly migrationstimulates their migeation and do they is poorly understood, in tact it is probablymigrate to the same place to breed each something that not many of us have ever year? thought about or even considered to happen But many of our common species As ourknowledge and ability to monitor such as the four-spotted chaser, common these species increases our answers to darter and migrant hawker are all migrants the above should hopefully be answered and all can be seen at Martin Mere around however I will leave you with a bigger as the canoe safari and the new reedbed In other news at the centre, the summer holidays are in full swing and thousands Migration in dragonfies is similar in many of children have so far enjoyed s to bird migration. Itact, scientist in becoming widte rangers at Martin America have shown that dragonflies often Mere, collecting stickers and doing 8 fun use similar migration routes that passerines actvities which include pond exploring. and hawks use. There is one huge difference plarying against us in a game of giant between bird migration and dragonfy migration though: dragontly migration is only one way. It is only the oftspring of the insects that have flown south that will migrate north in the spring (and ice versa). Visit www.wwtorg uk/martinmere for Whereas birds make the jouney north top trumps and joining a tribe to track animals. The summer holiday activities are continuing untl 3 September further information COME AND BEAT US AT TOP TRUMPS ri 21 July -Sun 3 September KINGFISHER Part of 34 17 Dustys wildlife Rangen) FEROCITY WACKINESS.67 Grab your FREE log book to get your very own Top Trumps card and play against us and your family as you explore the grounds. Can you win at least 5 cards from us to pick up your Wildlife Ranger sticker? Find out more wwt.org.uk/martinmere Martin Mere WWT Wetland Centre wwT reg charity en Ergand & wales no. t030884 and Sootara no. SC039470

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