Havergate Island

Havergate Island

Havergate Island
Welcome to the Havergate community group. Havergate is a magical place, Suffolk’s only island! The reserve is nestled within the Alde & Ore estuary and is well known for its year round bird spectacle.
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  • Havergate Island

    Spoonbill Event

    The team here at Havergate had a great weekend running the Spoonbill event on the 2 nd and 3 rd August. The sun continued to shine both days and the boat was full on all trips with first timers to the island and a few returning visitors. Thankfully...
  • Havergate Island

    Island Life

    I have now completed my first month as the newly appointed South Suffolk Coast warden and what a great month it has been! So, this is my first posting of what I hope will be a regular update of the goings on on Havergate Island, Boyton and Hollesley Marshes...
  • Havergate Island

    Farewell Kieren

    After over four years of tireless work for the island and it's wildlife, Kieren has left us this month for new exciting challenges on different shores. He will work not too far away from the Suffolk Coast, therefore, I hope very much to see him...
  • Havergate Island

    Building for the future:

    Almost three months to the day since the storm surge that wracked the East coast and Havergate specifically the repairs to the seawall are complete. The two major breaches and umpteen slippages were repaired in an operation lasting a little more than...
  • Havergate Island

    The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    Kieren, the island's warden, has done an incredible job over the past weeks to re-instate the protection of the island while literally fighting the elements in all weathers. He has been supported by a very hardworking digger driver and different groups...
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