Sightings and upcoming events

 

9th July 2017 – Hethersett open gardens.

25th March – Anyone got frogspawn yet? Certainly lots of frog action in all the local ponds. Also waiting for the first chiffchaff reports from the village as they are singing in Great Melton.

22nd February 2017 – HEAT meeting at the Social Club at 8pm

3rd January 2017 – recent sightings of tree sparrow in with House sparrow flock near the Queens Head PH (record shots courtesy of Anne Edwards)

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29th November 2016 Hedgehogs probably now tucked up for the winter but plenty of these in their place as top garden mammal

20th November 2016 – Hedgehog still active in Park Green enjoying the mild evening.

9th November 2016 – HEAT meeting at the Social Club at 8pm

27th October 2016 – Good time for searching for fungi loads about the village not all are pretty or obvious. (check out the gallery for some others).

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Brown Roll Rim Great Melton Close
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Clustered Brittlestem – Birch Road

25th October 2016 – late butterflies on path to the Village Pit also seen during the week hedgehog in Park Green too mild for hibernating yet.
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22nd October 2016 – Little owls very active in the North of the village.

15th October 2016 – Lots of wildlife – Wild About Norfolk returns to the Easton College Campus on Saturday 15th October 2016 from 10am to 4pm. WAN is an annual wildlife and environmental fair showcasing the local groups and national organisations who protect, enhance and restore Norfolk’s wildlife and landscape.They have a program of walks and talks and offer lots of activities such as badge making, pebble painting, puppet making, pond dipping, face painting, bird box making, quizzes and bat hat making.

11th October 2016 – Redwings seeping over Hethersett Academy this evening and bats hunting round the playing field edges. Read more about redwings (click here) and more about them and some other local birding highlights (click here).

7th October 2016 – plenty of pipistrelles flying around the village this evening at about 19.00hrs. Best views hunting on Myrtle Road around the street lights.