Where to watch wildlife

Where to watch wildlife in the Lee Valley

The Lee Valley supports a wide range of wildlife and is easily accessible, making it the perfect place to get up close to some amazing wildlife spectacles.

Over 200 bird species have been recorded, of which 150 can be seen every year,  including the rare and elusive Bittern. There are also 35 species of mammal, from the secretive Otter to the charismatic Water Vole, a huge variety of insects including over half the UK’s species of dragonfly and over 500 species of plant. There really is something to be seen whatever time of year you visit.



Read Lee Valley Regional Park Authority's Biodiversity Action Plan 2020 - 2029


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