We are the local RSPB group for the Gravesend area

Recent Announcements

  • Mote Park – dusk visit

    Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Sunday, 28th August at Mote Park. This will be a evening walk, so we will meet in the car park off Mote Ave, TQ770553 (ME15 7SU) for a 6pm start. An evening walk to hear the late song of the blackbird and to […]

  • Cliffe Pools RSPB

    Our next Tuesday morning meeting takes place this Tuesday, August 23rd at Cliffe Pools. Meet in the car park off Salt Lane, TQ724763 (ME3 7SU) ready for a 10am start. Always worth a visit whatever the season, Cliffe has avocets, black-headed gulls, terns and shelduck, with swallows, swifts & martins […]

Latest Trip Report

  • Great day at Oare Marshes
    Great day at Oare Marshes

    Several suggestions were made for the title of this trip report, including ‘Feeding Frenzy’ – but I don’t think you want to read about our picnic lunches!   Perhaps more appropriate is a round-up of a wonderful day out at Oare, enjoying a wide variety of wildlife and attended by over 20 members of the group.   With such a large group it was only natural for us to see different species, so apologies for anything missed in this report. With […]

Members’ Posts

  • 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?

  • Seen at Wicken Fen
    Seen at Wicken Fen

    I have been asked to identify the bumble bee (no chance) and I have been asked to identify the orchid (even less chance) – so […]

  • House Sparrows - Do Something Great
    House Sparrows – Do Something Great

    Springwatch has been brilliant this year with some extraordinary film. The blue tit nest box and the stoat family were my favourites (especially the astonishing […]

Group Leader’s Notes