Wildlife, When & Where

The North Norfolk coast is home to such a diverse range of wildlife, you haven’t got to go far to catch a glimpse. Below are listed the very best sites for wildlife, and a seasonal guide to the what you can expect to find:


Holme Dunes – Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Spring/Summer – Avocet, Little Tern, Black-tailed Godwit, Ring Ouzel.

Autumn/Winter – Wigeon, Snow Bunting, Long-tailed Duck, Grebe, Twite, Spotted Redshank, Redstart, Pied Flycatcher.

Year round – Curlew, Bar-tailed Godwit, Knot, Ringed Plover, Redshank

Titchwell Marsh – RSPB

Spring/Summer – Avocet, Bearded Tit, Marsh Harier, Bittern, Redshank, Ringed Plover, Oystercatchers.

Autumn/Winter – Black-tailed Godwit, Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Brent and Pinkfooted Geese, Common Scoter, Eider.

Year round – Common and Grey Seals.


Blakeney Point – National Trust

Spring/Summer – Terns, Ringed Plover, Linnet, Reed Bunting, Skylark.

Autumn/Winter – Brent Geese, Wigeon, Dunlin, Curlew.

Year round – Common and Grey Seals.

Cley Marshes – Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Spring/Summer – Avocet, Spoonbill, Ringed Plover, Redshank, Lapwing.

Autumn/Winter – Wigeon, Pintail, Brent Goose, Bittern, Marsh Harrier.

Year round – Bittern, Marsh Harrier, Bearded Tit, Teal.