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
  • The First Swallowtails Have Emerged at Strumpshaw Fen!

    We had our first swallowtail butterfly emerge on Friday afternoon! What fitting start to our 40th birthday celebration weekend. They have emerged a little later than usual this year, as I pointed out in my last blog. However it looks as if the time...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 19 May 2016

    A cooler week with mostly cloudy conditions, a break in the weather on Thursday saw warm sunny spells, but a cool breeze kept temperatures down a little. A great white egret was seen from reception on Monday and Tuesday, it was photographed well...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 13 May 2016

    A week of mixed weather, ranging from 24 degrees and full sun right through to cool and cloudy by the end of the week. The highlight of the week was the fourth record for Strumpshaw of red backed shrike . A female was seen from Fen Hide and Reception...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 6 May 2016

    Well, that’s a bit more like it! Spring has arrived at last; a week of warm weather and sunny spells. Warblers were particularly evident this week, finally getting a decent amount of weather to advertise their presence through singing. All migrant...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 29 April 2016

    Cold air still hangs over us, but the suns warmth is clearly strengthening, the temperatures are predicted to rise soon. This week has seen the last of our expected migrants return, namely garden warbler . We now have the full set on our sightings...
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