Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • The last two weeks at Beckingham....

    The last two weeks at Beckingham have seen a huge boom in the numbers of butterflies on the wing, with any flower heads on site positively teeming with meadow brown , gatekeeper , small and Essex skipper and small tortoiseshell . This is certainly the...
  • Marshsongs wins national award!

    Back in September last year, some of you may have seen Marshsongs - a theatrical performance by Gainsborough based theatre group Kismet , telling the story of Beckingham Marshes. This was an innovative project and the first time the RSPB has worked with...
  • Successful season....

    Well we are nearly at the end of the breeding season - doesn't it go fast - and it looks like the final total for fledged lapwings will be 11-13. There are 8 fledged off already and another three very large young that look healthy and ready to go...
  • Fancy being a Volunteer Warden at Beckingham Marshes?

    Ever fancied wardening your own reserve? Well, now is you chance....we are currently looking for Volunteer Wardens for Beckingham Marshes . For anyone who is unfamiliar with Beckingham, it is on the Nottinghamshire side of the Trent opposite Gainsborough...
  • Ever closer....

    Another week has passed by and our lapwings are getting ever closer to officially having the most successful year ever out on the marshes! As of last Wednesday, we have at least 4 young fledged and possibly a further 2 on top of that. How lovely to see...
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