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Thursday, 27 September 2018

It has been a very strange year with our weather. We had the 'Beast from the East' with its very cold and snowy conditions which gave us a late spring. Then one of the hottest, most prolonged summers since 1976, with temperatures in excess of 30 degrees C. With fires breaking out in the tinder dry conditions, destroying crops, woodland and heathland, let's hope not too much wildlife has suffered. More...

Monday, 18 June 2018

Much excitement has been caused by the appearance of the American bittern at Carlton Marshes, near Lowestoft, recently. Birders from all over the country travelled vast distances just to see this bird, sometimes seeing only a 30 second glimpse as it flew past. The joy of birdwatching is that you do not always have to go to such lengths to enjoy fantastic birds. More...

Winter Wildlife Weekend

Sunday, 21 January 2018

On the weekend of 20 and 21 January 2018 Norfolk Museums organised a Winter Wildlife Weekend at Norwich Castle. More...

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Swallow perched on wire fence in Spain

Sunday, 16 September 2018

This use of a walk around the Bayfield Estate started very well, withSwallows and Housemartins swooping over the car park and a group of around 50 Housesparrows feeding on the hedge More...

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