Over the years, there have been several spottings of otters along the River Sid. Here are some postings on the Sidmouth Community for the People Facebook pages – with lots more comment in the threads.
During lockdown in April 2020, the wonders of nature were out and about:
On my exercise walk tonight I have watched Little Egrets, ducks, fish and even an Otter playing in the crystal clear waters of the Sid…
Here are some fabulous photos from October 2021:
And here’s a little film from November 2021 – again with lots of enthusiastic comment:
Today was the first time that we have ever seen an otter in the wild!
With another video from January this year:
This morning… I was delighted to see this 50 yards upstream from the weir.
More from the local media from the last couple of years:
And more from these pages:
Finally, this was taken in August 2021 by the Sid Valley Biodiversity Group: