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.
Latest blog posts
  • Havergate's wall lowering project - end of week 2

    It has been nearly 2 weeks since we started the wall lowering project (see last blog here https://bit.ly/2EiWApE ) on Havergate and I can happily report that the diggers have so far been doing a great job. The wall has turned out to be a total of 600m...
  • Havergate's wall lowering project

    We have finally reached the moment in time where we have started our highly anticipated wall lowering project on Havergate Island. For those of you that do not know what we are planning to do, here is a very quick summery. We are now starting to...
  • Visit Havergate 2018

    Wow, what a weekend on the island. The migrants have really started to drop in recently. Our top counts over the weekend were bartailed godwit, greenshank, 21 grey plover, 33 ringed plover, 2 whimbrel, 4 turnstone, 11 common sandpiper, 14 spoonbill, 4...
  • Havergate Adventure 2018

    If you had read our previous blog post - Havergate Island Blog – June 29 – July 20 2018 written by our residential volunteer Mike, then he just may have inspired you to visit Havergate Island to see if you can see any of the amazing wildlife...
  • Guest Blog - Havergate Island, June 29 – July 20 2018

    Mike, our regular residential volunteer on Havergate, has kindly written a guest blog documenting his 3 weeks on the island. Mike does a fantastic job of monitoring and maintaining the island for the 3 weeks he is out there. Thanks Mike! Havergate...
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