Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • Looking promising....

    The breeding season is now in full swing at Beckingham and we are on course to have one of the best yet (hopefully!), with lapwings looking like they are so far, doing very well. We have 10-11 pairs on site, however they have between them a minimum of...
  • Last week at Beckingham....

    With March upon us, we have finished our winter work programme for the year and that means that we have completed around two thirds of our hedge laying along Old Trent Road at the western end of the site. Considering this is a very big hedge to lay, our...
  • Wonderful wetland....

    Beckingham Marshes really looked wonderful yesterday afternoon in the late-February sunshine. As well as high water levels (perfect for this time of year), there were masses of birds using the wet scrapes and grassland on field 9, viewable from the viewing...
  • High water....

    It's been a busy month here at Beckingham Marshes with our hedgelaying along Old Trent Road taking up most of our time. This is coming on very well, with the hedge looking excellent - not a bad job at all by us amateurs! Hedgelaying is an old traditional...
  • A warm welcome back....

    It is well and truly back to work after the Christmas break at Beckingham Marshes and we have been busy in the last couple of weeks helping our fencing contractor, Colin to prepare for installing a new perimeter fence on the marshes. This new fence will...
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