THE MUSEUM IS ALSO - a room all about the colony of common seals which live in the Baie de Somme - a collection of waders , ducks and other coastal bird decoys carved in wood, used by hunters in hides - a projection room: take a few moments to better understand the evolution of the Baie de Somme. A date for your diaries: This summer, in July and August, in partnership with the Festival de l'Oiseau (Bird Festival), the Maison de la Baie de Somme is holding a nature film event, an opportunity to view selected award-winning films during the Festival (programme available in June) - two expanses of water where iconic coastal species such as the Black-headed Gull, Plover and Snipe can be found feeding or nesting, and where you’ll also find a number of exhibitions. Right now around the lake: the 14 iconic birds of the Baie de Somme.
The museum presents a fun introduction to more than 250 species of birds in their natural environments.
- a room all about migration, migration techniques, the dangers birds face and their records featuring three emblematic species: the Barn Swallow, the Greylag Goose and the Bar-Tailed Godwit. - an exhibit on the People of the Bay who shape and live in the estuary along with the shellfish gatherers, sheep farmers and hunters.
THE CHILDREN AREA We haven’t forgotten about children, either, with a special section with hands-on games that will expand throughout the season, and a booklet with nature challenges to take on during your visit.