Dogs continue to be the primary cause of roost disturbance !
Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve
Is one of the most important coastal nature conservation areas in Britain. With its complex mosaic of habitats and unique location on the
migratory flight path, the reserve is home to a huge variety of water birds.
The most important roosting sites for the birds,including internationally significant numbers of up to 12,000 Golden Plovers.
This disturbance prevents them from putting on enough body fat to survive harsh weather or their long migration flight.
To help lessen the impact of human disturbance on the birds within
the National Nature Reserve please do not allow your dogs to run across the Bay.