A Site of Special Scientific Interest designated former gravel pit in the Lee Valley near Ware, Amwell Nature Reserve supports internationally important numbers of wintering wildfowl. Along with outstanding communities of breeding birds, the reserve is home to 21 species of dragonfly and damselfly resident in Hertfordshire, making this the county’s best site for dragonflies.
Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Diverse wetland nature reserve
A variety of associated wetland, grassland and woodland habitats.
Bitterns, dragonfly, buzzard, redshank, smew