A coastal lagoon wtih a variety of waders and ducks
The Spinnies, Aberogwen is a mosaic of wetland and woodland adjacent to the Ogwen Estuary and Traeth Lavan on the coastal plain of North Gwynedd. Traeth Lavan is an internationally important area of birds. Although the coastal plain is predominantly agricultural land, the Spinnies, Aberogwen is one of a suite of wetland sites in this area. These sites are important high water roosts/ feeding areas for a range of ducks and waders including greenshank and wigeon. The Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve is a very popular spot for bird-watching with excellent paths give easy access to 2 hides with views over tha lagoons and Menai Straitand. It is famous for its views of kingfisher and little egret.