We are the local RSPB group for the Gravesend area

Recent Announcements

  • Blue birds over the white cliffs

    Our next indoor meeting takes place this Tuesday, 24th January at Gravesend Masonic Halls. The presentation will be “BLUE BIRDS OVER THE WHITE CLIFFS” by Tony Morris. An illustrated talk from Tony, who is an expert bird-watcher who knows the birds of the Dover cliffs very well. The meeting starts […]

  • Meeting tonight cancelled

    Tonight ‘s meeting is cancelled due to the weather conditions. I apologise for any inconvenience caused. we will rearrange this talk for a future date regards Paul Yetman   Group leader

Latest Trip Report

  • Group Trip to Elmley NNR
    Group Trip to Elmley NNR

    We arrive in lovely sunshine, surprised at the lack of snow on the island. Sheep grazing along the approach road with the usual carrion crow, starling, lapwing & wigeon but in smaller numbers than usual. Lots of frozen water – a marsh harrier sending the birds up and grey heron hunkered down in the distance, a few teal, mute swan and kestrel. 14 brave souls wrapped up for the chill wind. John and Sally spoke to Gareth and he said […]

Members’ Posts

  • Waxwings in Northfleet
    Waxwings in Northfleet

    The cold weather had brought more waxwings to our area. These birds were seen near Coldharbour Road in Northfleet on Monday! Thanks to Julie for […]

  • Waxwings in Strood
    Waxwings in Strood

      There have been sightings of Waxwings in our area.   They were seen in a Rowan tree with yellow berries directly opposite the pub ‘The Bounty’ […]

  • Stodmarsh December 2016
    Stodmarsh December 2016

    On a frosty but sunny and bright morning 17 of us met up to see what was about at this lovely reserve. There are all […]

  • Kent Wildlife Trust Meeting

    Jenny Gibb, Chairman – North West Kent Local Group, Kent Wildlife Trust, usually comes to our indoor talks and often runs an “advert” for her […]

  • Marsh Harriers on Sheppey
    Marsh Harriers on Sheppey

    Last week a few of us went birdwatching on Sheppey. As it was “fairly” mild we decided to stay until dusk to watch marsh harriers […]

Group Leader’s Notes