kids encyclopedia robot

Stiffkey Valley facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Stiffkey Valley
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Stiffkey Valley 4.jpg
Area of Search Norfolk
Interest Biological
Area 44.4 hectares (110 acres)
Notification 2002
Location map Magic Map

Stiffkey Valley is a 44.4-hectare (110-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Wells-next-the-Sea in Norfolk. It is in the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This valley has a range of wetland habitats in the floodplain of the River Stiffkey. It has many species of breeding birds, including nationally important populations of avocets. Wintering wetland birds include bitterns, brent geese and garganeys, while marsh harriers and barn owls hunt throughout the year.

There is no public access to the site.

kids search engine
Stiffkey Valley Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.