Jun 282013
 
Cliffe RSPB Reserve

This week our usual walk took us to Cliffe.      We were met with a cacophany of sound from the Black-headed Gulls on the first pool, where there were also Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe, Coot and Canada Geese.   From the bushes and trees around the car park and along the first part […]

Jun 272013
 
Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

Twenty-one of us joined Malcolm and Sally for this Tuesday walk at the ever-popular wildlife reserve at Sevenoaks.   From the car park we could hear Chiffchaff and Robin singing away enjoying the morning sunlight.   Willow Warbler and Garden Warbler were heard by the leading group, with Wren, Magpie and Jay added in quick […]

Jun 202013
 
Giving nature a home

The RSPB has today launched a campaign to help tackle the housing crisis facing the UK’s threatened wildlife. Giving Nature a Home will urge the nation to provide a place for wildlife in their own gardens and outside spaces.

Jun 162013
 
Knole Park

A dozen of us met at Godden Green on Sunday for our outdoor meeting to Knole Park with Malcolm and Sally at the helm. First birds on the list were a pair of noisy Ring-necked Parakeets flying over our heads as we gathered, with a further five within the park itself.    We found Greater […]

Jun 122013
 
Stodmarsh

A trip to Stodmarsh this week with the usual Wednesday crew, proved to be a great success.    The highlight, and the last sighting of the day, being great views of an Osprey hunting over the lakes, but more of that later. The reedbeds which had been cut during the winter have regrown and bird […]

 Posted by on 12 June 2013 at 9:42 pm
Jun 082013
 
State of Nature

Many of you will know that a State of Nature report was published recently. The report underlines the great loss of biodiversity in the UK and particularly the south-east. However you may not have seen this astonishing impassioned plea from Iolo Williams. It is well worth watching! State of Nature – Iolo Williams   Malcolm

 Posted by on 8 June 2013 at 6:49 pm