Strumpshaw Fen & the Broads

Strumpshaw Fen & the Broads

Strumpshaw Fen & the Broads
Discover the amazing wildlife and landscapes of Strumpshaw Fen and the Broads. Find out what's about and share your highlights, photos and feedback.
Latest blog posts
  • Recent Sightings 22nd May

    Four-spotted chaser and mother shipton moth, Ben Lewis Finally a decent looking forecast for the weather for a bank holiday weekend. The next week looks like it will be kind to the swallowtails (and swallowtail watchers). They have begun their emergence...
  • Swallowtails Have Emerged

    Just a quick post to let you all know that the first swallowtail butterfly of the year was seen this afternoon briefly flying past the path between the fingerpost and the reception. They are three days late this year, but given the weather I think...
  • Recent Sightings 17th May

    We are still awaiting our first swallowtail butterfly of the season, they are currently running late, but that’s not too surprising given the recent cool weather conditions. You can almost always set your calendar to the 14 th May for Swallowtail...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 8th May

    The weather has picked up and today is certainly a fine spring day with warm sunshine and large black clouds moving by. The outlook is good for the weekend and following week too, so it could be a great time to come and visit. The fen has certainly...
  • Recent sightings 24th April

    Spring has moved up a gear since last week, the fine weather this week with warm sunshine has caused many invertebrates to emerge. The same can be said for bird migration which has been helped by high pressure systems and some southerly winds. At the...
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