Keen photographers enjoy capturing the Norfolk countryside on camera

Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham.
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Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A group of keen photographers with a passion for wildlife enjoyed a day out exploring Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden in South Walsham and capturing what they discovered on camera.

Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham.
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Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

About 35 people took part in the event yesterday, and they are all regular contributors to our photo-sharing website iwitness and part of an informal group known as 'iwitters.'

Tabs Taberham, a volunteer at Fairhaven and who regularly submits photographs to iwitness, organised the occasion which was attended by people from across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. They enjoyed boat rides around South Walsham Inner Broad and South Walsham Broad and as far as St Benet's Abbey, and a particular highlight was seeing common terns that were just weeks old. They also enjoyed walking through the gardens and seeing an array of wildlife, including white admiral butterflies and Norfolk hawker dragonflies.

'It was a very successful and enjoyable day. It's nice to see people enjoying themselves and enjoying nature,' Mr Taberham said.

A selection of the photos taken on the day will be featured in the paper later this week.

Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham.
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Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher


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Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham.
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Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham.
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Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham.
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Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham.
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Members of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex IWitness groups at Fairhaven gardens, South Walsham. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

iWitter boat trip along the River Bure. Photo: Lydia Taylor

iWitter boat trip along the River Bure. Photo: Lydia Taylor - Credit: Lydia Taylor

Hover Fly on a thistle flower. Photo: Lydia Taylor

Hover Fly on a thistle flower. Photo: Lydia Taylor - Credit: Lydia Taylor

A rather ragged Red Admiral Butterfly. Photo: Lydia Taylor

A rather ragged Red Admiral Butterfly. Photo: Lydia Taylor - Credit: Lydia Taylor

Muntjac at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden.
Images taken at iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo: Pet

Muntjac at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden. Images taken at iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo: Peter Dent - Credit: Peter Dent

Common Gull at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden.
Image taken at iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo:

Common Gull at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden. Image taken at iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo: Peter Dent - Credit: Peter Dent

Little Tern at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden
.Images taken at iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo

Little Tern at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden .Images taken at iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo: Peter Dent - Credit: Peter Dent

Southern Hawker at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden. Images taken at iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Ph

Southern Hawker at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden. Images taken at iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo: Peter Dent - Credit: Peter Dent

Comma butterfly at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden.
Images taken iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo

Comma butterfly at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden. Images taken iwitters meet 02-07-2017. Photo: Peter Dent - Credit: Peter Dent

An iWitters Meet at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden on Sunday 2nd July, organised by Tabs Taberh

An iWitters Meet at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden on Sunday 2nd July, organised by Tabs Taberham and Peter Bash. Thank you Tabs and Peter, it was a great day with glorious sunshine again this year. Photo: Ruth Tyrrell - Credit: Ruth Tyrrell

An iWitters Meet at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden on Sunday 2nd July, organised by Tabs Taberh

An iWitters Meet at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden on Sunday 2nd July, organised by Tabs Taberham and Peter Bash. Thank you Tabs and Peter, it was a great day with glorious sunshine again this year. Photo: Ruth Tyrrell - Credit: Ruth Tyrrell

An iWitters Meet at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden on Sunday 2nd July, organised by Tabs Taberh

An iWitters Meet at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden on Sunday 2nd July, organised by Tabs Taberham and Peter Bash. Thank you Tabs and Peter, it was a great day with glorious sunshine again this year. Photo: Ruth Tyrrell - Credit: Ruth Tyrrell

Images around the Broads taken on a iwitters Fairhaven trip. Photo: David Thacker

Images around the Broads taken on a iwitters Fairhaven trip. Photo: David Thacker - Credit: david thacker

There were a group of iwitness friends all got together for a lovely day out on Sunday 2nd, I though

There were a group of iwitness friends all got together for a lovely day out on Sunday 2nd, I thought I would see how many different varieties of Butterflies I could see, I don't think I was disappointed. Photo: Anne Marks - Credit: ANNE MARKS

A group of iwitness friends had a lovely day out on Sunday 2nd, I thought I would see how many diffe

A group of iwitness friends had a lovely day out on Sunday 2nd, I thought I would see how many different Butterflies I could find, I wasn't disappointed ! Photo: Anne Marks - Credit: ANNE MARKS

A group of iwitness friends had a lovely day out on Sunday 2nd, I thought I would see how many diffe

A group of iwitness friends had a lovely day out on Sunday 2nd, I thought I would see how many different Butterflies I could find, I wasn't disappointed ! Photo: Anne Marks - Credit: ANNE MARKS

A selection of images taken on Sunday July 2nd at Fairhaven Water Garden. Photo: Susan Oldfield

A selection of images taken on Sunday July 2nd at Fairhaven Water Garden. Photo: Susan Oldfield - Credit: Susan Oldfield

A selection of images taken on Sunday July 2nd at Fairhaven Water Garden. Photo: Susan Oldfield

A selection of images taken on Sunday July 2nd at Fairhaven Water Garden. Photo: Susan Oldfield - Credit: Susan Oldfield

A selection of images taken on Sunday July 2nd at Fairhaven Water Garden.

A selection of images taken on Sunday July 2nd at Fairhaven Water Garden. - Credit: Susan Oldfield

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Jewel Beetle. Photo: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Jewel Beetle. Photo: Trevor Taberham - Credit: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Longhorn beetle. Photo: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Longhorn beetle. Photo: Trevor Taberham - Credit: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Giant cranefly. Photo: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Giant cranefly. Photo: Trevor Taberham - Credit: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Hoverfly. Photo: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Hoverfly. Photo: Trevor Taberham - Credit: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Long legged fly. Photo: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Long legged fly. Photo: Trevor Taberham - Credit: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Red beetle. Photo: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Red beetle. Photo: Trevor Taberham - Credit: Trevor Taberham

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Boat Trip. Photo: Peter Dent

Iwitters meeting at Fairhaven: Boat Trip. Photo: Peter Dent - Credit: Peter Dent

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