Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • 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...
  • New Year News from Beckingham....

    Firstly, from the Beckingham team, a very Happy New Year to everyone. 2017 was another great year of success at Beckingham, with our highest ever number of lapwings breeding, 3 pairs of redshank and the first ever breeding attempt of curlew, not to mention...
  • Tremendous tree sparrows....

    It's been another successful breeding season at Beckingham. Our final figures included 14 pairs of lapwings , our highest ever, fledging a minimum of 12 young, but up to 15. This is not as good a productivity as 2016, but still respectable. 3 pairs...
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