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Boyton and Hollesley Marshes

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Boyton and Hollesley Marshes is one of the best places for wildlife in the UK.

Top things to do in Spring

  1. Look for barn owls hunting over the marshes
  2. Spot nesting lapwings and redshanks
  3. Scan the skies for passing birds of prey

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Admire the purple haze of sea-lavender flowering on the saltmarsh
  2. Watch grassland butterflies flitting along the river wall
  3. Check the shallow scrape for migrant wading birds

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Enjoy close views of avocets feeding on the Butley river
  2. Look for migrant wheatears and whinchats
  3. Watch little egrets paddling in the shallows

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Scan for barn owls and harriers patrolling the marshes
  2. Enjoy close views of avocets and other wading birds on the Butley River
  3. Watch hundreds of wigeons feeding on the flooded marshes

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  • Avocets thriving
  • Avocet thriving at Boyton RSPB
  • Avocet
  • Sedge Warbler
  • Water Vole
  • Redshank
  • Whitethroat in the Black Thorn Blossom
  • WHITETHROAT feeding in the Black Thorn blossom

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