Extending for almost three shimmering miles at low water, Alde Mudflats is a vast expanse of inter-tidal mud fringed by a rich band of salt marsh.
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Castle Marshes is a Broadland site with grazing marsh, fen and freshwater dykes. In spring and summer wading birds such lapwing and redshank nest on the open marshes, and warbler and reed bunting…
Church Farm Marshes was kindly left to Suffolk Wildlife Trust as a reserve by Philip Elsey, who farmed here for more than forty years.
Lying near the banks of the River Stour, this reserve is special for its mix of open water, fen and wet scrub.
If there is a landscape that encapsulates dynamic and dramatic change, it is here on the edgelands of the Suffolk coast.
Hen Reedbeds is a blend of reedbeds, fens, dykes and pools created in 1999 to provide new breeding habitat for bittern and other wildlife.
This brackish lagoon by the River Orwell was formed as a result of a breach in the sea wall during the notorious 1953 floods, which affected much of the east coast of England.
Sitting in Mickle Mere's single wooden hide, whether alone or with other birdwatchers, it's hard not to feel a quiet sense of anticipation.
Marsh, reedbed and wet woodland with adjacent heathland and beach - Sizewell Belts has just about everything!
Whether it is rafts of duck, colonies of avocet or the razor-like wings of a peregrine in stooping flight, the sheer number of birds that Trimley Marshes attracts is nothing short of spectacular…