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.
Results for recent sightings
  • Blog Post: Like new

    If you have been to Boyton Marshes lately you will have noticed that the scrape is looking like new. We had a digger spend a couple of days turning the islands over and scraping around the edges to clear away the juncus. We have let the water level rise as high as we can get it to suppress the vegetation...
  • Blog Post: 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 teal, 4 pintail, 6 Gadwell and 20 shoveler. Larger...
  • Blog Post: 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 is due to the wide range of niche habitats that...
  • Blog Post: Reunited with an old friend

    I often describe boyton Marshes as a "gem of reserve that you'll want to go back - if only you can find it." Sadly, since moving to North Suffolk four years ago, I've had few opportunities to visit myself. Indeed, I hadn't been for almost a year - since three glossy ibises took...
  • Blog Post: What’s all that noise down at Boyton Marshes?

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