Elmley Marshes

Elmley Marshes

Elmley Marshes
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  • Latest sightings and news from Elmley Marshes

    Birds of Interest: Avocet c 150, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Reed Bunting, Common Sandpiper, Little Egret, Reed Warbler, Green Sandpiper, Grey Heron, Sedge Warbler, Turnstone, Teal, Whitethroat, Grey Plover, Pochard, Blackcap, Curlew, Mallard...
  • Wagtails and Water voles!

    There is a lot of activity at Elmley Marshes at the moment. The drive down to the car park is fantastic with close views of displaying Lapwing and Redshanks wandering closely along the track. I can confidently say you are very likely to see at least one...
  • Snow and Cranes.

    The recent snow fall may have stopped our work on the reserve but it hasn’t stopped the wildlife. On a recent count just before the snow fell over 7000 Wigeon, 5000 Teal as well as Pintails and Gadwall were all on the reservoir and in front of Southfleet...
  • Path Open!

    We were able to reopen the path leading to Counterwall Hide today. All over christmas we have had the sluice open to empty the borrow dyke and excess water out into the Swale and have finally got the level low enough to allow access.
  • Happy 2013!

    A quick update on path conditions: The path leading to Counterwall hide is still flooded and so remains closed. All other paths and tracks on the reserve are extremely wet and muddy so please take care. Our main phone line is currently down so if you...