We are the local RSPB group for the Gravesend area

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Gravesend Regatta - your help needed

This year the Gravesend Regatta will take place on 16 & 17 June on Gordon’s Promenade. This is a great opportunity for the group to meet members of the public and raise awareness of conservation issues. The Gravesend RSPB group will at ...

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Dungeness reserve update April 2018

Here is the latest news from the RSPB team at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Spring Work Programme Spring is finally here! We have now finished the majority of our habitat management work whilst we give our breeding wildlife a bit of peace and ...

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Lodge Hill - make your voice count

Lodge Hill, the most important site for Nightingales in the UK, is once again under threat from a new housing development.  We need your help again to save it. Medway Council's new public consultation runs from 16 March to 11 May ...

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Peter Holden MBE (c) RSPB

Peter Holden MBE presents RSPB’s natural secrets

It will be our great pleasure to welcome Peter Holden MBE who will be giving an inspirational talk entitled the “RSPB’s natural secrets”, exploring the RSPB's nature reserves and some of the 13,000 species of wildlife that inhabit them. Peter stated working ...

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Recent Announcements

  • Riverside Country Park

    Our first of this year’s “Tuesday morning” meetings takes place this Tuesday 24th April at Riverside Country Park. Meet in reserve car park, (TQ808682) ME7 2XH. Wildfowl and waders plus the possibility of early migrants such as cuckoos & chiffchaffs. The meeting will start at 10am and will finish around 1pm. The […]

  • Blean Woods RSPB

    Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Sunday, April 15th at Blean Woods. Meet at the reserve car park (TR126592) CT2 9DD. Woodland birds including tits, treecreepers, warblers, nuthatch & woodpeckers. The meeting will start at 10am and finishes around 4pm. Directions from the RSPB website: “From A2, (London), take Harbledown turnoff […]

Latest Trip Reports

  • Group Trip to Blean Woods RSPB Reserve 15th April 2018
    Group Trip to Blean Woods RSPB Reserve 15th April 2018

    It was a cloudy but dry start to our day as 19 of us met in the RSPB Blean Wood car park. We were all hoping for a sighting of the now rare Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, which although Sandra and I had tried several times before in the Blean, had […]

  • Stodmarsh trip report
    Stodmarsh trip report

    Fourteen of us gathered at the Stodmarsh car park and despite the odd shower burst on the drive over, the day was to turn out surprisingly calm and mild.  Due to the recent rain and snow fall I felt that the tracks along the river Stour and across the meadow […]

Members’ Posts

Group Leader’s Notes