Broadland Summer

1965 , Horsey (Norfolk)

A documentary by local film maker, John Buxton for the RSPB, and of particular interest to ornithologists. The film complements the related seasonal record, 'Broadland Winter'.

A wildlife documentary concentrating on the birdlife found on the Norfolk broads around Ranworth, Hickling and Horsey. There are also scenes of a marshman cutting sedge, Horsey drainage windpump, birdwatchers and observation hides. Cars and boats at Potter Heigham and Wroxham point to the potential damage to wildlife by day trippers and their litter. Birds featured include: marsh harrier, mallard, crows, heron, bearded tit, redshank, dunlin, ringed plover, lapwing, a skylark and chicks, snipe, wood sandpiper, short-eared owl, yellow wagtail, bittern, cuckoo, sedge and reed warblers, whitethroat, reed bunting, coot, great crested grebe, mute swans with their young, partridges. There are also shots of swallowtail butterflies, marsh plants and caterpillars.

Featured Buildings

Horsey Windpump

Keywords

Birds; Sedge cutting; Summer; Tourism; Wildlife

Other Places

Ranworth; Hickling; Potter Heigham; Wroxham

Manifestations

Broadland Summer

  • Barcode
    INV325600
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:30:07
    Modification Date
    23/10/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    732613
  • Barcode
    INV335999
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:30:07
    Modification Date
    23/10/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    732612
  • Barcode
    INV383912
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:30:07
    Modification Date
    23/10/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    732611
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV357566
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:30:07
    Modification Date
    10/05/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    708278
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV198665
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:30:10
    Modification Date
    05/11/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    696482
  • Barcode
    INV200391
    Canonical Identifier
    VP-1075
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Duration
    0:34:00
    Identifier
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    563383
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV210074
    Canonical Identifier
    A-439
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour Type
    colour
    Has Sound
    Y
    Identification Notes
    Picture: combined (data migration 25/06/2021)
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    positive
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    561173
    Sound
    sound

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