The talk is at Hickling Barn, NR12 0YU
Saturday 10 May
Boat trails: 1.30 – 2.30pm and 3 – 4pm
Exclusive guided boat tours of Hickling Broad showing “Miss Turner’s Island” and the mooring place of her houseboat “The Water-Rail”.
Talk: doors at 6pm, start 6.30 – 8pm
James will explain how he and co-author Jeremy Greenwood pieced together Emma Turner’s story in their new book, published in March 2020.
/ Boat trip:£8 NWT members, £9.50 non-members, Talk: £6 NWT members,£8 non-members / Booking essential: 01692 598276 for both the boat trip and the talk
Emma Turner was an English ornithologist and pioneering bird photographer who lived on a houseboat on Hickling Broad. Her 1911 photograph of a nesting bittern in Norfolk was the first evidence of their return to the United Kingdom as a breeding bird after local extinction since the late 1800s. A remarkable naturalist, she was famous in ornithological circles of her day for h...