Norfolk in January

Walsingham Snowdrops

Walsingham Snowdrops

January has been quite sunny and mild this year so I visited the snowdrop walks in Walsingham abbey gardens. It was turning colder for the first day of the snowdrop walks

Only a few other people braved the cold on the first day

Only a few other people braved the cold on the first day

but it was a decent show for the end of January!

a good show for this early

a good early show

RSPB Titchwell was crisp and clear in the big Norfolk skies

RSPB Titchwell Marsh on a crisp winter's day

RSPB Titchwell Marsh on a crisp winter’s day

Masses of shelduck, shovelers, teal and good views of the black-tailed godwits in the morning sun. The teal had a quite un-ducklike sound

black-tailed godwit

black-tailed godwit

At the car park there’s a PIR sensor wired up to this stark warning about thieving barstewards which takes away from the natural idyll a bit

but by the time you get to the shop at the birdsong is welcoming

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