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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  • Hollesley Marshes, Scrape

    It’s been sometime since our last blog so there’s lots to tell you about. The Wren funded project at Holllesley is progressing at an impressive pace. We have finished the design work for the new scrape and we think it will look very impressive...
  • What do wrens and terns have in common?

    This month we received the fantastic news that we had been successful in receiving a sizable grant application to undertake wetland enhancement works at our Boyton and Hollesley reserves. This project is imaginatively titled the South Alde-Ore Estuary...
  • A Difficult Spring

    Boyton, like most of our coastal wetland reserves has had more than its fair share of rain over the last two months. The breeding birds at Boyton have found it difficult it rear any young due to the cold and difficult weather. However, there has been...
  • A tall story

    Until this week, if anyone had told me that I would see a sandhill crane in the UK I'd never have believed them. OK, so there were three previous UK records, but these were predictably in the far flung corners - Orkney and Shetland, plus a record...
  • Summer update:

    Sadly, I have not had the time to write much about Boyton marshes of late but that doesn’t mean its not worth a visit. There are at least 12 pairs of avocets nesting on the summer flash with astonishing numbers of chicks around. It must...
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