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.
Latest blog posts
  • November update

    November has flown by! It has been a relatively quiet month at Hollesley Marshes. The sheep have all been moved off now for the winter and we are just keeping an eye open on what birds we have. So just a quick update today of what we have had at Hollesley...
  • October update

    October was a great month at Hollesley with the number of waders and duck showing on the scrape growing. The numbers are still growing now so its well worth a visit! The waterfowl have most certainly arrived with top counts of approx 1000 wigeon, 400...
  • 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...
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