Lakenheath Fen

Lakenheath Fen

Lakenheath Fen
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Latest blog posts
  • Flaming June? Not really!

    Well it's not quite the wettest June we've had since we started recording rainfall here, (that honour currently goes to June 1997, when 184.4 mm was recorded) but it is getting close! Since Dave's blog last Sunday, not including yesterday's...
  • Moths and monsoons

    It has been a busy week and a very wet one here at Lakenheath Fen. So here is a little recap on what has been going on. We have had 34mm of rainfall in the last 4 days and half way into June we have already had slightly more than the average rainfall...
  • 15 June recent sightings: Damp dragonflies and damselflies

    Good morning. I will start off where I left off with some recent sightings from Saturday afternoon. A spotted flycatcher was feeding in the big willow near the visitor centre and the ringed white stork that has been hanging around the area recently flew...
  • 11 June recent sightings: Moths take centre stage

    Good afternoon. I will carry on where I left off on Wednesday. Volunteer Nigel saw a red kite over the Washland viewpoint. I returned from a successful stint on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Wildlife Hour and was presented with a poplar hawkmoth that was trapped...
  • 8 June recent sightings: Back to summer

    Good morning. Apologies for the lack of updates recently, I haven’t been around much recently. I will begin by sharing an image of the white stork that flew over the visitor centre last Thursday: Image credit: Alan Johnson Thank you very...
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