NATURE enthusiasts can witness the spectacular sight of thousands of birds roosting at Blashford Lakes this Friday.

The nature reserve near Ringwood is holding a dusk spectacle which will see 20,000 gulls, 500 geese and 200 goosanders coming in to roost on Ibsley Water.

It starts at 4pm and runs to 5pm There is a suggested donation of £3.

To book a place at the event, call 01425 472760.