Hardley Flood

Hardley Flood

Hardley Flood is a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the north bank of the River Chet northeast of Loddon in Norfolk, part-managed by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust, it is an area of shallow lagoons and reedbeds acting as a spillway for theRiver Chet. Tidal muds attract a range of wading birds and the undisturbed reedbeds support nesting wildfowl and other fenland birds, including nationally important breeding populations of Shoveler, Pochard and Gadwall. Hardley Flood was formed when agricultural land was flooded in the 1940s, [ [http://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/news/press-releases/2005/hardley-flood-footbridge-to-be-reinstated-for-christmas.html Hardley Flood footbridge to be reinstated for Christmas - Broads Authority ] ] and can be reached by footpath along the north bank of the River Chet from Loddon.


External links

* [http://www.english-nature.org.uk/citation/citation_photo/1000432.pdf Hardley Flood]
* [http://www.bfap.org/index.php?textOnly=0&pageID=100&compartmentID=23 Flood Alleviation Project]

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