Grey seals can be seen at high tide year round at their only haul-out location in Cumbria
Breeding eider duck, great black-backed gull, oystercatcher, ringed plover, shelduck
In Spring - the time to see courting eider ducks and catch the returning spring migrants- wheatear, willow warbler and sandwich terns. Thrift and sea campion come into flower.
In summer - see nesting gulls, eiders, oystercatchers and ringed plovers. Arctic, little and sandwich terns are summer visitors; these agile seabirds can be seen fishing from Sea Hide. Burnet moths and grayling butterflies are on the wing and viper's bugloss, yellow horned poppy and sea lavender are in flower.
In Autumn - catch the flocks of migratory cew, spotted redshank, redstart and pink-footed geese.
In winter - Huge numbers of waders and wildfowl feed and roost around the nature reserve.
Throughout the year look out for barn owls, short-eared owls and peregrines and grey seals at high tide.
1 Coast Guard Cottages, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 3YQ, UK