Westhay is surrounded by interesting wildlife. Martin Sage is a voluntary warden for Natural England, RSPB and Somerset Wildlife Trust. Visitors to Sage Farm cottages are offered an introductory tour of the immediate area with advice on where to see species of interest at different times of the year.
Examples might include:
Somerset Ornithological Society - Somersetbirding.org.uk
The Avalon Marshes are now home to the only UK breeding population of Little Bittern and Great White Egret. Both bred successfully every year since 2012 as did Great Bittern and Marsh Harrier.