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What a hoot!

What a hoot!

What a hoot! We’re immensely lucky to have so many great attractions on our doorstep in west Norfolk. One of those close by to us is the fabulous WhataHoot gin distillery. A multi-award award-winning distillery in the heart of historic King’s Lynn based in a 17th...
Grumpy old bustards!

Grumpy old bustards!

Grumpy old bustards! Wondering what is going on in the pictures below? Our bustard have been having their spring wing clip.   Great Bustard are a magnificent bird, once native to the U.K. with the last known English bustard having had a stronghold here in Norfolk up...
Alex’s anecdotes new for 2024

Alex’s anecdotes new for 2024

Alex’s anecdotes new for 2024 And so another season is up and running and it seems the 5 months since October have just disappeared. Thanks to the incredible dedication of Molly, our amazing team of volunteers and Estate staff over the winter the reserve is...
Watatunga Autism and Me

Watatunga Autism and Me

Watatunga Autism and Me I was beyond excited to secure my work experience placement at Watatunga as part of my Level 3 BTEC in Animal Management CoWA Cambridge Campus. The placement was to develop practical skills in an animal sector and to give me opportunities to...
Eggsplore Watatunga this Easter!

Eggsplore Watatunga this Easter!

Eggsplore Watatunga this Easter! “In the reserve, a bustard stands tall, To access this haven, you must heed the call. With guided tours, the way is clear, Where Rommel roams, the egg is near.”   We’re a part of Eggsplore Norfolk, Norfolk’s biggest...
Watatunga -a piece in the puzzle

Watatunga -a piece in the puzzle

Watatunga -a piece in the puzzle The driver for our work at Watatunga is to support international conservation efforts for endangered birds, deer and antelope in whatever way we can.  Sometimes that might mean using our 170 acres to look after several bachelor males,...