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 24 September 2016

    Another very warm week for late September, although the autumn nights are beginning to take hold as the temperatures dropped to just six degrees on Wednesday night. There was a late contender for bird of the week, with ‘the’ glossy ibis...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 15 September 2016

    A very hot sunny week, breaking the records for hottest September day since records began. Needless to say the insects enjoyed it, the birds were slightly more muted than usual, and the wardens continued to have fires in the reedbed, raising the temperature...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 9 September

    A pleasant week of weather with humid cloudy conditions to begin the week followed by bright hot weather to end the week. The star bird this week has been the glossy ibis, who continues to enjoy the Tower Hide. This immature bird has now been with...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 26 August 2016

    Glossy Ibis by Ron McIntyre This week’s star bird was the fine looking glossy ibis . This rather lost bird has been finding the Tower Hide scrape much to its liking throughout the week. It has been feeding well on the muddy edges, usually...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 21 August 2016

    The second generation of swallowtails has begun, we have had at least 2-3 individuals emerge over the past week. From the look of the weather forecast it would appear that Tuesday may well be a good day to come and try to see them as it may be warm and...
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