Learn about the natural world
Nature is addictive, the more you learn about it, the more questions you have, the more you want to know! And there is no end to learning about Norfolk’s wildlife: there is always a new species to discover, a habitat to explore or a question to be asked.
Discover more about wildlife through these resources:
Get to know your midnight garden…
Why not discover the wildlife that visits your garden after sunset? One way to do this is create a simple moth trap
Norfolk Moths has a fantastic website to help you discover more about these fantastic creatures. Check out their handy guide
to what is flying in Norfolk each night to point you in the right directions as to what you might find.
Tune in to wildlife
Learning birdsong is a great way to identify what birds are found in your local area, as often you hear them but not always see them. These links will start you on your journey to learn birdsong.
The Wildlife Trust - Identify bird song | The Wildlife Trusts
RSPB - Birds A- Z | Bird Guides - The RSPB
BTO - Develop your skills | BTO - British Trust for Ornithology
Nature has been the inspiration to many an artist, composer, baker and writer. Check out these website links and videos for some further inspiration.
Share your wildlife experiences
It has never been easier to share your wildlife experiences, the digital world puts us in touch with millions of like-minded people.
Be part of the wildlife celebration -
Join in online on your favourite social media with #natureinspires
sharing your pictures, activities, wildlife spots – whatever you want to share with us! We can’t wait to see it.
Put it on the map -
Whether you see a blackbird or a bittern, a tortoiseshell or a swallowtail take a moment to officially log your wildlife sighting. Sharing your wildlife sightings can help us understand where species can be found and how they are faring. To make it a record email [email protected]
, and let us know what you saw, and when and where you saw it.
Take part in an organised citizen science survey such as: