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 Strumpshaw Fen 12 February 2016

    A very similar week to last week weather-wise; strong winds to begin followed by a calm spell of pleasant early spring weather. One of the key themes of the week has been departure: flocks of fieldfare and redwing have been seen throughout the week...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 5 February 2016

    This week has been mostly dry, mild and earlier in the week very windy. The star bird this week was the Siberian chiffchaff , which returned briefly on Saturday and Sunday along the riverbank. The bird stayed long enough for a few people to see...
  • Recent Sightings 9 January 2016

    Wet, mild, and very wind to end, just about sums up this weeks weather! It has not quite decided which season it should be at the moment, so unsurprisingly the wildlife is also beginning to feel a little confused. Sightings from the fen this week...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 22 January 2016

    A freezing start to the week brought ice to much of the reserve, but with clear skies it was a most pleasant until Friday when a mass of warmer air arrived, bringing cloud and rain to the fen. The colder conditions did not push the hoped for wildfowl...
  • Recent sightings Strumpshaw Fen 17 January 2016

    Winter has finally arrived! As I write this sightings blog the sky is blue, the air is crisp and Reception Broad is covered in ice apart from a 15m hole containing over 50 ducks of varying species. A cold snap has come as quite a shock to the system,...
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