Next Saturday sees the Hethersett Wildlife volunteers meeting at 10.00am to carry out work at the local County Wildlife site, Beckhithe Meadow. Meeting is at the concrete pad at Cedar Grange. The neighbouring field is looking amazing at the moment as the winter seed crop planted by Great Melton Farms for our wild birds is … More August highlights and volunteer weekend
Spring is well in place now and the migrant birds are heading back to the village and singing their hearts out. A walk around the village should reveal the chiff chaff call of the Chiffchaff and fluety tones of the black and if your hearing is up to it the high pitched calls of the … More Local wildlife, highs and lows.
Anyone who has taken a walk out on the west side of the village can’t help but have noticed a field full of autumn colour. A sunny morning will also bring out several hundred large white butterflies making a quite breath taking scene . The field has been sown specifically to support wildlife and especially … More Great Melton Farms – A gift to Nature
These beautiful poppies are in the field next to The Lizard (Wymondham Click for Link to NWT Site). They have grown this year because the land was dug up earlier by the developers for pipes etc before the houses come. So make the most of them.
The village swifts arrived a couple of days ago and on Saturday morning I met Anne Edwards who had seen them flying up to traditional nesting sites under her eves. They were not the only nesting birds at Anne’s cottage which also housed a broody woodpigeon some house sparrows and her regular and tame blue … More New arrivals and close friends