Early spring is usually the best time to see brown hares, because this is when their breeding season gets underway.
If you’re lucky you may even spot them boxing, though you may need several visits to be sure of seeing this spectacle!
Buckenham Marshes, Norfolk
WWT Welney, Norfolk
King’s Forest, Suffolk
RSPB Havergate Island, Suffolk
Willow Tree Fen, Lincolnshire
The South Downs Way
RSPB Saltholme, Cleveland
RSPB Otmoor, Oxfordshire
Buscott and Coleshill National Trust estates, Oxfordshire
Bleasdale and Lower Fair Snape, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire
Chesil Beach, Dorset
Brown hare © David Tipling
Anglesey, North Wales
Dolydd Hafren, Montgomeryshire, Wales
WWT Caerlaverock, Dumfries & Galloway
RSPB Loch Gruinart, Isle of Islay, Scotland
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