Redgrave and Lopham Fen NNR, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, is the largest valley fen in England and is best known for its population of Fen Raft Spiders Dolomedes plantarius. My family and I moved to the area around a decade ago and, although I don’t remember exactly when my first visit to the fen was, I have a strong memory from that day of approaching the scrape and seeing a huge, white bird t


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