Blakeney Point

Blakeney Point sits at the tip of a 6.4km (4 m) spit of sand dunes and shingle that extends out from Cley Beach on the most northerly tip of the North Norfolk coast. The surrounding area forms the Blakeney National Nature Reserve, extending from Stiffkey Salt Marsh in the west…

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The Greylag Gosling Gang

This little gang of Greylag goslings paraded in front of the White Hide at Great Amwell last Saturday afternoon, closely attended by their doting parents.  Other greylags and boisterous canadas kept them moving through the shallows. Eventually, a bit of peace and a rest under a protective wing. It was…

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A dawn dash to Snettisham for the wader spectacular

Dawn on Friday found me at RSPB Snettisham on the North Norfolk coast to see the wonderful wader spectacular. A high, gently rising tide drove thousands of Knots, Oystercatchers and other waders from the Wash mudflats where they feed, sending them in huge, swirling clouds across the sky and onto…

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