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 1 August 2018

    The view from Tower Hide (with two distant great white egrets) A poor photo of the Honey Buzzard taken with my mobile phone (shows how close it came over!) it shows the long thin tail and pointy head well A slight break in the weather at the weekend...
  • Strumpshaw Fen recent sightings 21 July 2018

    The hot dry summer continues! Rain narrowly missed the fen last night as thunderstorms came up from the south. No rain here since mid-May now as far as I can remember! The highlight of the week flew into the Reception Hide Broad this morning; a rather...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 5 July 2018

    The hot dry summer conditions continues! The highlight of the past fortnight has been the (re)discovery of white-letter hairstreak butterfly on the reserve, with three seen together on the bramble patches in the woodland. There was a single record...
  • Recent Sightings Strumpshaw Fen 22 June 2018

    It is national insect week and I think we have done very well for them on the reserve this week! Swallowtail butterflies are still being seen across the reserve, today, while cutting the trails I saw one in the meadow, two along the riverbank near...
  • Recent sightings Strumpshaw Fen 14 June 2018

    Apologies for the lack of updates recently (again), we are currently short staffed and do not have any full time land management volunteers so I have had to prioritise other work streams to ensure the reserve management is happening. The reserve...
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