Jan 212012

Most of you will have received a personalised survey sheet with Birds magazine and I hope you will take an hour to count the birds you see in your garden, or on your selected patch.   The information the RSPB receives is vital in judging the health of bird populations throughout the country. Malcolm, Sally, Sue, […]

 Posted by on 21 January 2012 at 12:43 pm
Jan 202012

Well here we go with my first walk of the year.   My plan was to explore the lake and the reed beds along Thames Way, Northfleet.    I have always thought it must be worth a look, so now was the time. The lake was formed from former chalk extraction and has now filled with water providing a great lake […]

Jan 202012

Have you visited our Gallery recently?   There are some superb shots taken by members of the group. To all those photographers out there –  thanks for all the photographs already sent, but don’t forget to let us have your pictures in 2012 – they are greatly enjoyed by our web-watchers.

Jan 182012
Bough Beech and Sevenoaks

As it was a grey, overcast and rather damp morning we decided that some cover may be required.   Our Wednewsday walk therefore took us to Bough Beech Reservoir and Sevenoaks KWT today. From the causeway at Bough Beech we were surprised to see far more water than on our last visit, and a large number […]

 Posted by on 18 January 2012 at 10:10 pm
Jan 142012
Shellness and Capel Fleet

Our second outdoor meeting of the year was met with an excellent morning of harsh frost coupled with bright sunshine and clear skies.   With a temperature of -0.5 degrees a certain amount of layering was required to ensure we kept warm. 20 of us joined Jeff on this popular walk, but with a bit of […]

Jan 132012
Bossenden Wood

A new venue for me, part of the Blean Wood complex near Canterbury and in winter an excellent opportunity for some woodland birds. A beautiful day with clear blue skies, bright sunshine and no wind – how lucky could we be! Although a small area we managed to make a day of it, examining fresh […]