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
  • Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live on a nature reserve? (by Luke Wake)

    If so, I can tell you that it is an awesome experience. I am currently one quarter of the way through my residential volunteering placement at RSPB Strumpshaw fen, and would definitely recommend it. Every morning I take my coffee outside and am serenaded...
  • Recent Sightings 27 February

    A very mild week with almost warm sunny spells, apart from Thursday when it decided to rain a lot to coincide with the weekly work party. Highlights from the fen included nine pochard and six tufted duck, so far they are this years peak counts. A bittern...
  • Recent Sightings 20 February

    A fine sunny start to the week gave us t-shirt weather while working for the first time this year. This warm sunny weather broke on Thursday afternoon when all of a sudden 12 hours of rain hit us. The fen has seen a busy half term week for people,...
  • Recent sightings 13 February

    This week started off nice and bright, however as the week progressed cloud became a large feature, the winds have been very light allowing some sounds of spring to be heard. The aforementioned signs of spring have been very much in evidence, the woodland...
  • Recent sightings 2 February

    A much cooler week with icy Northerly winds and a few very light snow flurries amongst sleety showers. The reception broad has been 80% ice for the majority of the week, however the deeper channels have remained unfrozen. The fen has seen otters on...
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