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: 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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