Lynford Arboretum

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Lynford Arboretum is one of Norfolk's best sites for hawfinch, woodlark and crossbill

Lynford Arboretum

Lynford Arboretum represents an important collection of broad-leaved and conifer trees.It is one of the premier sites in Norfolk for both hawfinch and crossbill (below)
In the late 1940's, trainee foresters started planting trees which formed the basis of the Arboretum, there are now over 200 tree species, with future plans to increase the collection. Lynford Lakes has a Green Walk (1mile) and a blue walk (1.5miles). Walks link with the Arboretum. A guide Map showing 26 walks around the forest is available for £2 from High Lodge Forest Centre or from the Forest Office. (Office hours only).

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Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
Where to watch Birds in East AngliaWhere to watch Birds in East Anglia
East Anglia is one of the best birding regions in England. With its extensive areas of nationally scarce habitat such as the fens, reedbeds, undisturbed beaches and Breckland heath, it can be the only place to see several of England's most exciting birds. This is a guide to where to go in East Anglia to see many different species. It contains site accounts, plans, maps, lists of birds in the region and advice on planning birdwatching trips. This fourth edition is revised and updated.
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Recommended reading: The Best Birdwatching Sites In Norfolk
When Neil Glenn's original guide to top birding areas in Norfolk was launched in 2003, it created a sensation.Here for the first time was the key information a birdwatcher needed, presented in an enthusiastic and reader friendly way. After this ground-breaking sell-out success, here is the Second edition.Every site from the first book has been revisited, so the information is bang up to date and ten completely new sites have been added.

Covering 83 of the best birdwatching sites in Norfolk from the famous to the less well known. Detailed maps of all reserves. Paperback 256pp.

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Recommended reading: The Best Birdwatching Sites In Norfolk
Recommended reading:The Birds of NorfolkRecommended reading:The Birds of Norfolk
As a result of its unique position on the east coast, Norfolk is arguably the premier county for birds in Britain. Its diversity of habitats attracts and shelters a wide range of breeding species, and its coastline facing the North Sea ensures a wealth of migrant visitors. Norfolks probably also attracts more visiting birdwatchers than any other county.
This book, the most comprehensive work so far on the county's avifauna, brings the record up to date. It has been written by a team of almost forty experts from within the county, and includes many of the evocative and atmospheric passages from earlier works, as well as presenting all relevant records up to the end of 1998'.... The Birds of Norfolk 552 pp.
This landmark volume was first published in hardback in 1999, and reprinted with revisions in paperback in 2000. This is a hardback reprint of the paperback edition.

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