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Shore things: Beach birds

The best beach in Britain I know is in Anglesey, a magnificent sweep of sand backed by a huge area of pristine dunes, parts of which are afforested. I know it because the whole lot is a national nature reserve and for 10 summers, I was a volunteer warden there.

The wild west of Wales

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