One of the smaller former clay pits which supports many duck species. Snipe like wet grassland and marsh and listen out for the males who makes a ‘drumming’ sound as it performs its aerial courtship display.
About Sandilands Pit
Created after the 1953 floods when clay was taken to create new flood defences.
What you will see
Whilst there's so much to see at Chapel Marsh Pit, plenty more sightings of species have been recorded not too far away at Sandilands Pit.
lincolnshire coastal country park
The Lincolnshire Coastal Country Park is a stretch of 5 miles of coastline running from Sandilands to Chapel St Leonards, and inland to Hogsthorpe, Mumby, Anderby and Huttoft. It includes eight Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust nature reserves, unspoilt beaches and sand dunes with plenty of birdlife to discover.