We are the local RSPB group for the Gravesend area

Recent Announcements

  • Rainham Marshes RSPB

    Our next outdoor meeting will be this Saturday, 25th March at Rainham Marshes. Meet in the reserve car park, TQ551790 (RM19 1SX). Waders & wildfowl with maybe a view of the barn owl. In the reed beds, bearded tits, reed buntings & stonechats. The meeting starts at 10am and will […]

  • Correction to Tuesday’s indoor meeting

    My apologies, but I published the wrong venue for Tuesday’s indoor meeting. It will be at the usual venue – the Masonic Halls. Sorry for any confusion. Alan E      

Latest Trip Report

  • Group trip to East Blean KWT Reserve and Grove Ferry NNR
    Group trip to East Blean KWT Reserve and Grove Ferry NNR

    The south of the country was supposed to be blessed with the best of the weather but who could have guessed what a beautiful, warm spring day it would turn out to be. 15 of us gathered in the car park to be greeted by singing chiffchaff, great tit and drumming great spotted woodpecker. Once we had decided which route to take we proceeded along listening and looking for other signs of spring. There were certainly many bumble bees out […]

Members’ Posts

  • Birds from Gravesend Promenade
    Birds from Gravesend Promenade

    Over the last few weeks I have received reports from group members of the different birds to be seen from Gravesend Promenade and the park. […]

  • It's Frog Time
    It’s Frog Time

    I have just received the first email of the year to tell me of frogs spawning in Gravesend on Thursday 16th February – thanks Peter. […]

  • Citizen Science – Volunteers Required!

    Can you identify Kestrels, Red kites and Buzzards and do you love walking? The Hawk Conservancy are seeking volunteers to carry out a set of […]

  • Grey Wagtail
    Grey Wagtail

    Just in time for Big Garden Birdwatch! Grey Wagtail in my neighbour’s garden, enjoying the water cascade by the Pond. This reminds me how much our […]

  • 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 […]

Group Leader’s Notes