We are the local RSPB group for the Gravesend area

Recent Announcements

  • Riverside Country Park

    Our Tuesday morning meetings kick off this year on Tuesday, 25th 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. Visitor centre with café. The meeting starts at 10am and will finish […]

  • Dawn Chorus at Cliffe Pools

    Our next meeting takes place this Sunday, 23rd April at Cliffe Pools. Meet in Cliffe village car park near the church TQ735766 (ME3 7QR). NB – this is not the normal meeting place for our Cliffe Pools visits. The bushes & scrub at Cliffe are ideal for song birds. Nightingale, blackcap, […]

Latest Trip Report

  • Trip to Grain and Northward Hill Reserve
    Trip to Grain and Northward Hill Reserve

    It was a misty start at Grain on Saturday. The incoming tide had already covered the mud flats, and so we set off along one of many paths of the Grain Coastal Park. Chiffchaff and chaffinch were singing from the trees and some of us had a nice view of a male blackcap. The melodic sound of a song thrush drifted through the trees but was hard to see. A raven was heard calling and we were lucky enough to […]

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