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 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...
  • Second generation swallowtails 18 August 2016

    I will do a fuller update at the weekend, however I wanted to let you know that there have been two swallowtails in good condition seen in the past couple of days. The second generation is always very variable, so the two individuals may be it for the...
  • Recent Sightings 12 August 2016

    This week had quite an autumnal feel, with low temperatures and a fresh northerly breeze, however by Friday it was back up to 25 degrees hot and sunny with blue skies. The bird news this week is once again a little thin on the ground, however as...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 8 August 2016

    Wildlife on the reserve: Summer is well on its way, as we have all felt from the recent high temperatures, and the breeding season is drawing to a close. The spring symphony has passed and an aural tranquillity has settled over the reserve. However...
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