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RSPB Moorcroft lapwing vase

Part of the RSPB Rainham Marshes Moorcroft collection, this stunning vase showcases the beautiful lapwing in all its glory.

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Part of the RSPB Rainham Marshes Moorcroft collection, this stunning vase showcases the beautiful lapwing in all its glory.

From the Shooting Butts Hide on RSPB Rainham Marshes, an abundance of lapwings, known as 'peewits' in an imitation of its display call, can be seen in wavering flight, complete with their unusual round-shaped wings, tinged with petrol green, and trademark white-tips.

And so, with this design, Lapwings tumble above, and wade and totter around on the mudflats and salt marshes below as reeds cluster like bamboo panpipes.

  • Designer: Vicky Lovatt
  • Shape: 769/6
  • Edition: 20
  • Measures: 15.5cm x 13cm

About the RSPB Rainham Marshes collection

Just beyond the Thames Barrier in East London is RSPB Rainham Marshes. Once a Ministry of Defence firing range, it now explodes with wildlife which thrives on the ancient grazing mashes of the Thames Estuary. Its mix of shallow lagoons, scrub, lowland grazing marsh dissected by ditches, reedbed and woodland provides habitat for a wide range of birds and scarce wetland plants and insects.

The mysterious and ecologically important RSPB Rainham Marshes, which set the natural drama for Charles Dickens to write Great Expectations, is a wetland world of mists and mud flats of some 870 astounding acres. With sheer pride, Moorcroft now unveils this great RSPB success story in the new RSPB Rainham Marshes Collection, allowing you to quite literally stroll along the boardwalks and viewing platforms. It is here where old shooting butts become viewing posts for herons; teals bathe in tranquil lagoons; Red-Listed birds, like lapwings, thrive along the muddy banks, and curious little water voles scuttle within the reed beds as the shrill carder bees buzz in air filled with ruddy darters and brimstones.

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