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Building for the future on Havergate

Mar 04 2014
Almost three months to the day since the storm surge that wracked the East coast and Havergate specifically the repairs to the seawall are complete.

Clouds of Golden Plover film

Mar 03 2014
Spectacular clouds of over 2000 Golden Plover and 3000 Lapwing have been wheeling over the marshes at Orford Ness this winter. This short film tries to capture some of the drama.

Golden Plover in flight

Feb 03 2014
Large flock of Golden Plover still present on the Ness in spectacular flight patterns.

Why do birds fly in a V formation?

Jan 31 2014
Ever wondered why the flocks of ducks and geese over Orford Ness and Havergate Island fly in a V formation? Scientists working on a LIFE project in Austria have been using data loggers attached to migrating birds to measure the benefits of flying in a V formation as part of a project helping to introduce captive bred birds from endangered species back into the wild.

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