Nature - Series 3 - Mud, Birds and Tides: The Severn Estuary

The Severn Estuary is the largest, muddiest and most dynamic estuary in Britain, and thousands of birds use it every year as a stopping-off point on their migrations to and from Africa. Other migrants, including butterflies and fish, make use of it, too. In fact, as Chris Sperring discovers, the Severn Estuary is a vital nursery ground for some of our most commonly-eaten marine fish; tiny sea bass make it as far as Gloucester before heading off back to sea.


  • 2009-09-16 21:00:00 - 2009-09-16 21:30:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,