We are the local RSPB group for the Gravesend area

Recent Announcements

  • Volunteer Day
    Volunteer Day

    Our next outdoor event is our “Volunteer Day” which takes place this Saturday, 22nd October at Northward Hill. The main tasks will be clearing woodland areas including raking, tidying and making a bonfire with the cuttings, so you might like to bring some marshmallows to toast!   If you want to […]

  • USA birding

    Our next indoor meeting takes place this Thursday, October 13th at Northfleet School for Girls. The presentation will be “USA BIRDING” by Paul Hale. Paul is widely travelled & an experienced bird-watcher. Today he will tell us about the birds of Upper New York State and New Jersey. **Please note […]

Latest Trip Report

  • Autumn Coach Trip to Titchfield Haven
    Autumn Coach Trip to Titchfield Haven

    This wheatear was seen feeding along the strand line on the beach at Titchfield Haven in Hampshire. Perhaps it was also having a last look around before flying across the water to mainland Europe and beyond. It was one of the first birds that we saw after our, much shorter, coach journey from Gravesend. Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve proved to be a wonderful mix of wet woodland, freshwater pools and scrapes, and flood meadows. Good paths and boardwalks led […]

Members’ Posts

  • Hen Harrier Update

    The evidence session for the Parliamentary debate on the petition to Ban of Driven Grouse Shooting took place this afternoon (18th Oct). Those giving evidence […]

  • Titchfield Haven Revisited
    Titchfield Haven Revisited

    I have just been looking at the photographs taken last Sunday by Sally at Titchfield Haven. One of the them was of a Convolvulus hawk-moth. […]

  • Group Visit to Cliffe Pools
    Group Visit to Cliffe Pools

    We knew that the black-winged stilts and the mediterranean gulls would have already left their breedings sites at Cliffe but Sally counted about 30 little […]

  • Birds on the Move
    Birds on the Move

    It has been some time since I last told you about some of our birding trips. We are not always good at making a decision […]

  • Seen at Rainham
    Seen at Rainham

    This photograph was taken at Rainham. What can you see?

Group Leader’s Notes