Boyton and Hollesley Marshes

Boyton and Hollesley Marshes

Boyton and Hollesley Marshes
Welcome one and all to the Boyton and Hollesley Marshes group. The reserves are situated in a fantastically scenic location where the Butley river meets the Alde/Ore Estuary.
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  • November highlights

    Suffolk has had its fair share of rain over the last couple of weeks, this isn’t necessary a bad thing, the water levels on Hollesley scrape have risen considerably creating a wildfowl heaven. This month we have had top counts of 450 Teal, 36 Pintail...
  • What a difference a year makes!

    You wouldn't believe it has only been just over a year since the scrape at Hollesley Marshes was completed. What a difference a year and all that hard work makes! As you can see from the before shot below and the after shot below the...
  • Hollesley scrape maintenance

    This time of year can be a very busy time on a wet grassland reserve. All staff and volunteers can take a sigh of relief now the breeding bird surveys are complete and we can crack on with the practical habitat management in preparation for the following...
  • Waders a plenty at Hollesley.

    It has been sometime since we wrote a blog of the comings and goings at Boyton and Hollesley. It has been a very exciting time for the reserve team as the new wetland at Hollesley has exceeded all our expectations. As readers will be aware we finished...
  • Completion!

    After 11 weeks hard work the “scrape” or seasonally flooded feature at Hollesley marshes is now complete. A quick recap, the scrape is essentially a shallow seasonally flooded field that is very attractive to a wide range of wildlife. This...
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