Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • And we're off....

    The wet and cold weather of late will have undoubtedly slowed down some aspects of spring, however we appear to be underway with our breeding wader season over at Beckingham, as we were delighted to discover during the first survey of the year yesterday...
  • Another first....

    It's been another excellent two weeks out on site at Beckingham, with birds and water aplenty! The water levels across the wet grassland fields seem to have risen even more, aided no doubt by the snow melt and the heavy rain we have had in the last...
  • Pinks and pintail....

    Beckingham Marshes is still looking fabulously wet at the moment, with water levels still rising over the reserve, full scrapes and lovely large areas of flooded grassland. All this water is attracting hundreds of birds to the site and makes for quite...
  • Willow tunneling....

    Last week’s task over at Beckingham Marshes was to help our friends at the Willow Works Community Group in the willow garden. The willow garden is doing really well, with our cuttings taken and planted last year, now growing to over 6 feet tall...
  • Water, wigeon and other wildlife....

    Water level management at Beckingham is one of the key aspects of our successful wet grassland habitat. It is high water levels that provide the best food source for our breeding birds, with the invertebrates they feed on being pushed up to the surface...
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