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
  • Spring update Strumpshaw Fen 18 May

    Apologies for lack of recent updates!! Headlines: Savi's warbler still singing from Reception and Fen Hide, best heard at dawn or dusk. Swallowtails have started to emerge now, so pick a nice warm day and you may be rewarded, warm weekends...
  • Swallowtail Fever

    Early summer at Strumpshaw Fen reserve can be a magical experience. The fen wakes up from its long winter and life flourishes in abundance wherever you look. The star attractions are the magnificent swallowtail butterflies; they are the largest butterfly...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 18 April 2018

    Well, what a difference a week makes! Fine warm weather has finally arrived and with the forecast southerly winds, migrants have been arriving in large numbers. Spring is here at last. This week has really seen the migrant floodgates open up. Wednesday...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 13 April 2018

    A relatively cool and overcast week, with very un-spring like conditions, however the migrants are certainly arriving and the forecast weather for next week should most certainly see the migrant flood gates open! Since my last update the spring migrants...
  • Recent sightings Strumpshaw Fen 23 March 2018

    This week has at last seen a rise in temperatures and has been largely dry and bright. The highlight of the week has been hearing the first bittern booming of the year. On Thursday evening I headed out to check on bittern progress and was pleased to...
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