Thursday, 27 September 2018

NewsletterAutumn 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

Newsletter Summer 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...

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Winter Wildlife Weekend

Winter Wildlife Weekend

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