Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • 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...
  • Lapwings, linnets and little egrets....

    It is still looking very promising out on the marshes for our lapwing population this week, with three juveniles very close to fledging in the field with the viewing platform on Wednesday. A further three young are about two thirds grown in this field...
  • Lapwing update....

    It's still looking really positive on the lapwing front at Beckingham this week, with large chicks wandering around feeding on the muddy edges of the wet scrapes. The oldest young are nearing fledging now and I was delighted to see one on Wednesday...
  • May WeBS....

    I managed a late WeBS count at Beckingham yesterday morning as I was surveying our lapwing population. It's always nice at this time of year to get out and see the first broods of young in the scrapes and ditches around the reserve. Here are yesterday's...
  • Lapwing latest....

    I've been away on holiday in Scotland for a week, so was anxious to get back to Beckingham this morning for a good look around site, especially to check up on the progress of the lapwings . And i wasn't disappointed! The predator fence still seems...
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