Birding sites in Norfolk

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Blakeney National Nature Reserve
Blakeney National Nature Reserve
To birders, 'The Plantation' , 'Yankee Ridge', 'The Hood' and halfway house will no doubt be familiar names, as this four mile shingle ridge has produced some of Britain's rarest birds.
Blickling Hall and gardens
Blickling Hall and gardens
Stunning early 17th century Jacobean house set in an historic park with many beautiful woodland and lakeside walks. Blickling is one of the best places in Norfolk for all three British woodpeckers.
Breydon water and Great Yarmouth
Breydon water and Great Yarmouth
It's quite possible to spend a couple of days here and still miss something.Med gulls on the beach, scarce waders on Breydon water and perhaps a 'mega' in Great Yarmouth cemetery?.....
Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Buckenham Marshes boasts the only regular winter flock of bean geese in England (November to February), together with white-fronted geese and up to 10,000 wigeons...
Choseley drying barns
Choseley drying barns
Excellent and regular site for corn bunting and yellowhammer,Choseley drying barns have an excellent record of producing passage migrants in spring,especially ring ouzel (group of 5 April 2012) and also dotterel.
Cley nature reserve
Cley nature reserve
Lying on the beautiful north Norfolk coast (AONB), Cley has a well deserved international reputation as one of the premier birding locations, with an amazing list of rarities...
Dersingham Bog
Dersingham Bog
Superb mixture of lowland heath, mire and woodland with woodlark, tree pipit and churring nightjars in summer.
East Wretham Heath
East Wretham Heath
Probably the best site in Norfolk to see / hear woodlark, with a excellent range of Breckland habitats and a great days birding....
Fordham
Fordham
One of the best known site in Norfolk for the rare Golden Oriole.Birds can be seen flying between the poplars that line the canal.
Felbrigg park and gardens
Felbrigg park and gardens
Another excellent birding site owned by The National Trust.Perhaps not the rarities, but plenty of lovely quiet walks without the crowds.
Friary Hills
Friary Hills
National trust site giving excellent views accross Blakeney marshes. The raised scrub, gorse and woodland attracts many migrants in spring and Autumn.....
Holme dunes
Holme dunes
Excellent at any time of the year and another great rarity 'hotspot'. Holme Dunes are managed by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust....
Holme Bird Observatory
Holme Bird Observatory
Established in 1962 ,the reserve covers 13 acres of pine and scrub covered dunes.This strategic position is a key migration point allowing the observation study of the various streams of migrants arriving, leaving or passing through the county.
Holkham NNR
Holkham NNR
A splendid reserve that will benefit from a whole day's birding. A wonderful array of varied habitats,ranging from coastal pine woods (with a list of rarities that is legendary) to recently breeding Spoonbill. Waders, geese and winter shorelark, the list goes on....
Holt-Cromer Ridge
Holt-Cromer Ridge
An area of 'high' ground running from Holt in the West and terminating at Cromer cliffs, the Holt-Cromer ridge has a range of varied habitats and includes Sheringham Park NT.Some of Norfolk's rarest birds have been recorded and is probably the best place in the county for Firecrest.
Hickling broad
Hickling broad
Situated in the upper stretches of the River Thurne, Hickling is the largest of the Norfolk Broads. A National Nature Reserve and home to Bittern and Swallowtail butterfly...
Horsey Mere
Horsey Mere
In summer the mere has breeding, reed warbler, bearded tit, bittern and marsh harrier, but it is in winter that Horsey comes into it's own,
How Hill
How Hill
The How Hill Trust, based in the Edwardian thatched mansion, was founded in 1984, and works in partnership with the Broads Authority, owners of the adjacent National Nature Reserve....
Kelling Heath
Kelling Heath
One of The areas in Norfolk for resident woodlark and summer visitors such as nightjar.In recent years dartford warbler have also bred.Try a walk around the heath and continue to Kelling watermeadows to look for coastal migrants...
Kelling Watermeadows
Kelling Watermeadows
If you're looking for relative solitude away from the popular birding sites, then Kelling water meadows may just be the place for you....
Lakenheath
Lakenheath
Another fine RSPB reserve and the place in late spring to see some of this areas star species including Common Crane, Golden Oriole and Hobby...
Lynford Arboretum
Lynford Arboretum
The best site in Norfolk for the illusive hawfinch. Other birds include crossbill, woodlark and nightjar...
Nunnery Lakes Reserve
Nunnery Lakes Reserve
Situated to the south of Thetford between the Rivers Thet and Little Ouse,Nunnery Lakes is owned and managed by the BTO.A series of lakes created by old gravel workings, and a rich variety of Breckland habitats lie within a relatively small area....
Pensthorpe
Pensthorpe
For many visitors experiencing birds such as bearded reedlings, avocets and turtle doves ‘up close and personal' is something really special.....
Ranworth Broad NWT
Ranworth Broad NWT
Norfolk wildlife trust reserve situated in the middle stretches of the River Bure marshes NNR. Boardwalks and a floating visitor centre are well worth a visit........
Rockland Marshes RSPB
Rockland Marshes RSPB
Roydon Common
Roydon Common
Raptors including hen harrier in the winter,hobby, nightingale and woodlark in the summer.Roydon common has year round bird interest....
Salthouse Heath
Salthouse Heath
Situated one mile from the coast road,Salthouse heath is one of the best sites in Norfolk for both nightingale and nightjar......
Santon Downham
Santon Downham
Although strictly in Suffolk, the main birding areas lie within the county of Norfolk.Superb site for crossbill, woodlark and perhaps, lesser-spotted woodpecker....
Scolt Head Island
Scolt Head Island
The saltmarshes are considered to be the finest in the UK and are the best documented and researched in the world.....
Sculthorpe Moor
Sculthorpe Moor
Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve contains a patchwork of habitats including wet woodland, hazel coppice, reed and sedge beds, open water and wet meadow......
Snettisham RSPB reserve
Snettisham RSPB reserve
The RSPB's Snettisham reserve gets you close to the wild heart of The Wash - the UK’s most important estuary for wildlife.......
Stubb Mill Raptor and Crane watchpoint
Stubb Mill Raptor and Crane watchpoint
Spectacular roosting site for some of Norfolk's and indeed the UK's rarest birds.Common crane, Hen harrier, merlin are all possible here...
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
Reedbeds, woodlands and orchid-rich meadows.Marsh harrier, bittern, kingfisher,cetti's warbler,water rail, lesser-spotted-woodpecker....
Surlingham Marshes RSPB
Surlingham Marshes RSPB
Small RSPB reserve with a circular walk around reedbeds, fens and pools.Marsh harrier, kingfisher, water rail and cetti's warbler, with reed and sedge warblers in summer. Winter flooding attracts bittern, gadwall and shoveler....
Swanton Novers Raptor Viewpoint
Swanton Novers Raptor Viewpoint
Famous for it's Honey Buzzard's and other birds of prey.A special raptor viewing area was established at Swanton Novers in the 1980's.....
Syderstone Common
Syderstone Common
Norfolk wildlife trust reserve of acidic heathland with alkaline pools.Woodlark, and scrub birds along with nightingale in summer...
Thompson Common
Thompson Common
140 acres of 300 plus shallow pools with mixed and varied water plants, it is one of the most important sites in Europe for water beetles and UK dragonflies.Excellent site for lesser-spotted-woodpecker...
Titchwell RSPB Reserve
Titchwell RSPB Reserve
Situated on the stunning north Norfolk coast, Titchwell Marsh is one of the RSPB's most visited reserves. It has something for everyone, from beginners, to seasoned birdwatchers on the lookout for a rarity.....
Weeting Heath
Weeting Heath
One of the star areas of Breckland, weeting heath reserve is the place to see the mysterious and crepuscular Stone curlew, aswell as woodlark and hobby...
Welney WWT Reserve
Welney WWT Reserve
With a stunning new visitor centre, heated observatory and fabulous spectacles of winter wildfowl, welney should not be missed.....
Wells and Holkham Pines
Wells and Holkham Pines
One of The birding spots during migration periods with annual rarities.Regular barred warbler, firecrest etc along with ever present woodland species...
Winterton Dunes NNR
Winterton Dunes NNR
Winterton Dunes NNR is an extensive dune system SSSI on the east coast of Norfolk. A regular site during migration for Wryneck, red-backed shrike and other rare migrants....
Wolferton Triangle
Wolferton Triangle
Something of interest all year round and lying next to Dersingham bog, the 'Wolferton triangle' is best known for it's population of Golden pheasant....

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