WWT Washington

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WWT Washington
WWT Washington is located in Tyne and Wear
WWT Washington
WWT Washington
WWT Washington shown within Tyne and Wear
OS grid NZ331562
Coordinates 54°53′56″N 1°29′02″W / 54.899°N 1.484°W / 54.899; -1.484Coordinates: 54°53′56″N 1°29′02″W / 54.899°N 1.484°W / 54.899; -1.484
Website www.wwt.org.uk/visit/washington/

WWT Washington is a wetland reserve managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Washington, Tyne and Wear, North East England. The site is part of James Steel Park.

Established in 1975 its wildlife includes swans, geese, ducks, and a flock of Chilean Flamingos. WWT works towards the conservation of wetlands and have a successful breeding program for some of the worlds most endangered wildfowl.

Outside the main park there is a nature reserve with hides to watch the wildlife, and dragonfly lakes in which large species of dragonfly live along with newts, frogs and toads.

The park sells bags of seed which can be used to get an up-close and personal encounter with most of their birds whilst feeding them.

The park holds the following species:

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