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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  • August update

    Hollesley marshes has been superb this month with top counts of 25 ruff, 25 green sandpiper, 10 wood sandpiper, 9 common sandpiper, 65 ringed plover, 37 greenshank, 20 dunlin, knot, turnstone, golden plover, grey plover, avocet, redshank, little stint...
  • Spring weather

    It seems the weather can’t decide what to do, one day it is spring like and warm and the next it won’t stop raining and we can’t hold the scope still! But, despite the weather we are cracking on with the monitoring on the scrape for...
  • waiting for the waders

    The fields at Hollesley which, over the past few months have been teeming with wigeon, Teal, Godwits, Redshank and other waders have now dwindled down so just a few hundred are still remaining. We were able to flood the fields up a bit more this winter...
  • 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...
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