Howard Vaughan, the Information Officer at Rainham Marshes, has published a document on identifying the difference between the two godwits. I thought you may all like to take a look, so follow this link and then look at the attachment… more on godwits It makes it look simple when they are side by side – […]
16 of us enjoyed an excellent walk around Rainham Marshes today, led by Jeff. On arrival there was rumour of a Bluethroat which had been present yesterday, and a Ring Ouzel which had been around during the previous week. Although those two birds eluded us there were plenty more to take our interest. After checking in at […]
You will recall that when we did our migrant watch at Dungeness recently we spotted a Skua which we were unable to identify. Bearing in mind I did say that “dodgy photos permitting, if I get a definite id, I’ll post it” I have attached said “dodgy photos” and a group of bird ringers have […]
The subject of a disease which is affecting our garden birds was raised at last Tuesday’s indoor meeting, so we have done some research and found this advice from the RSPB: Trichomonosis in finches and other garden birds If you think you have seen sick birds in your garden, please follow the advice in this article.