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Sparrowhawks Nest at Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve – Summer 2016

At the Hawk and Owl Trusts Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve in Norfolk, we are privileged to be home to a stunning Sparrowhawks nest this summer (2016).  The nests progress has been documented in a series of videos captured by the amazing wildlife cameraman Martin Hayward-Smith.  Please find below for the story of the nest in a succession of videos displayed through our YouTube channel.  We hope you enjoy!

Video 1 – Captured late June 2016

Video 2 – Captured early July 2016

Video 3 – Captured mid July 2016 (There is a special ‘Behind the Scenes’ section toward the end of the video) 

A Call Out to all Budding Artists – Spaces Still Available on Sculthorpe Moors Trees & Charcoal Workshop

Trees & Charcoal Workshop with Bob Larking on 25 & 26 June Bob Larking MA invites you to join him for two days of “Field working” with sketchbooks and charcoal, to record trees, water, landscape and the timeless tranquillity of Sculthorpe Moor.  Bob, who is an experienced art tutor, has previously spent time out on… Continue Reading

Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve has a fantastic start to spring 2016

Here at Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve in Norfolk, spring is certainly buzzing! The weather is getting milder and the summer migratory bird sightings as well as other wildlife are starting to increase.  These have included frogs spawning, water rail, marsh harrier displaying, buzzards, kestrels, red kites, redpoll, siskins, kingfishers, goldfinch, nesting tree creepers, nuthatches, lapwings, swallows, sand martins, house martins… Continue Reading

Sculthorpe Moors Volunteers Celebrate Christmas

Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve celebrates Christmas On Friday 4th December, a large group of the volunteers from Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve got together at The Hourglass pub in Sculthorpe to celebrate together with their partners at the annual Christmas Meal.  It was well attended by both staff and volunteers and all reported to have… Continue Reading

Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve Volunteers Win the Highly Commended Boldero Award for Access to Nature

On the evening of Thursday 24th September, the amazing volunteers from the Hawk and Owl Trust’s Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve were awarded the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England’s Highly Commended Boldero Award. The Award was for the incredible work they have done in planning, designing and building the brand new four metre… Continue Reading

Euan’s Guide for Disability Access gives Sculthorpe Moor 5*s

Sculthorpe Moor Receives 5* Reviews for its Disabled Access  We are very proud here at Sculthorpe Moor to share with you the amazing reviews we have received from Euan’s Guide.  To find out what Euan’s Guide is all about please visit there website by Clicking Here. Here is a statement from the founder himself: “The aim… Continue Reading

Martin Hayward Smith Talks About His New Book ‘My Year With Hares’

Internationally renowned wildlife cameraman and director Martin Hayward Smith will give a talk about his critically acclaimed book ‘My Year With Hares’ at the Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve. Local lad Martin was commissioned to make a film about hares; during the making of this program he gained footage of behaviour never before seen. With unlimited… Continue Reading

New post – seasonal peregrine project officer

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Watch Point Project Officer We need an enthusiastic, friendly and organised person with a good working knowledge of Peregrines and birds of prey although background information will be given. You must be able to manage a large team of volunteers of all ages and abilities. Full time: 18-week contract from March 16… Continue Reading