Posted: October 15th 2020
by Andy Bloomfield, Senior NNR Warden
As the nip in the air and the sound of Pink footed geese start to fill the skies, autumn heralds a shift in wildlife at Holkham. We’ve created some new access routes to the reed fringed scrub on the southern edge of the pinewoods for visitors to experience and enjoy autumn nature at its finest.
Posted: July 08th 2020
by Andy Bloomfield, NNR Warden
Holkham National Nature Reserve has had another new species added to its growing list of breeding birds, the Cattle Egret, a small, colourful member of the heron family.
Posted: June 26th 2020
by Andy Bloomfield, Senior Warden
Discover more about Little Terns, the UK’s second rarest seabird, and what we, and you, can do to help protect them.
Posted: June 01st 2020
by Jonathan Holt
This really is one for the soul. A beautiful, uplifting, timelapse of the sun gently rising above the Holkham National Nature Reserve. Look out for the birdlife on the water and the cattle milling around. With thanks to Jonathan Holt, one of our wardens, for getting up so early to capture this.
Posted: May 14th 2020
by Andy Bloomfield
The Spoonbill gets its modern name for the shape of its beak…no prizes there ! However, in the past it had a number of colloquial names.
Posted: April 16th 2020
by Joanne Birch, Marketing
Back in wet, windy February, teams from all across the Holkham Estate took part in the GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count, a nationwide initiative which offers the means of recording the effect of any conservation schemes being carried out by farmers and gamekeepers on their land. Joanne Birch took part in the count and tells us more about it.
Posted: April 13th 2020
by Andy Bloomfield, Holkham National Nature Reserve Warden
Andy Bloomfield, one of our wardens on the Holkham National Nature Reserve, shares the extraordinary story of the Spoonbills on the NNR.
Posted: April 08th 2020
by Lucy Downing, Marketing
Read on to find out what our Holkham Farming team have been up to out on their tractors this spring.
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