Lakenheath Fen

Lakenheath Fen

Lakenheath Fen
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Latest blog posts
  • 5 February Recent Sightings – Cranes everywhere!

    Well, maybe not quite everywhere but it certainly felt like it yesterday afternoon when we were watching 11 cranes flying around the reserve, making a racket with their distinctive bugalling calls! Thursday, as ever, was work party day and we were...
  • 31st January sightings and reserve management

    Saturday brought sunshine and cranes back to Lakenheath Fen. Both our resident pairs were seen on the reserve yesterday with Little and Large plus their chick sighted in the New Fen area and flying over the reserve to feed south of the railway line. Pair...
  • 27 January Recent Sightings – Wind swept!

    The strong winds have once again returned to Lakenheath, though thankfully it’s not brought the snow that America has had recently! As I sit in the office listening to the wind howling (also keeping a watch out for any birds being blown past the...
  • 22 January recent sightings – Rainy days!

    We’ve enjoyed some lovely frosty mornings recently; an ice covered reserve glistening as the winter sun shines down on it. Unfortunately today has seen a slight change in the weather and whilst it’s a little warmer it’s also a little...
  • 19 January recent sightings: Well it's goodbye from me!

    Good morning all. This will be my last recent sightings blog post for a while now so without any further ado, I will begin! Saturday afternoon proved to me a very eventful afternoon. A male sparrowhawk dashed low over the visitor centre and I had a...
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