Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • 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...
  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

    And just a quick one to say a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our readers! We will be back to business and blogging as usual on Monday 4th January. In the meantime, do look out for the slowly growing number of teal and wigeon on site...
  • Hedge laying....

    Winter is always a busy time at Beckingham, especially for our annual programme of hedge work. Hedgerow management is an important part of our work at Beckingham Marshes - not only does it help to encourage breeding waders, particularly lapwing (they...
  • Shortie surprise....

    Whilst we wait for numbers of winter wildfowl and thrushes to increase on site and for the possibility of waxwings, Joe and Michael were treated to a winter delight last week on site, in the form of a short-eared owl hunting over the eastern end of the...
  • Wigeon and other wildfowl....

    Well winter is officially here at Beckingham Marshes with the arrival of the first wildfowl on some of the wetter fields across the site. It's great to see these birds back, the males looking stunning in their new plumage - they certainly brighten...
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