We’ve received a newsletter from the new RSPB warden for North Kent Marshes, Ben Newton. You can read it here.
On Tuesday a group of 23 met at Lullingstone Country Park. Sally and I were the last to arrive (sorry – a bit late) but everyone seemed to be quite happy watching a treecreeper from the car park! In recent years it has become practice to add an encouraging note in the programme of what […]
This weekend saw the second Hen Harrier Day (HHD) take place. Although there were several events around the Country, as last year I was drawn back to my home county of Derbyshire, this time to the Goyt Valley near Buxton. Saturday evening was spent at the Buxton Palace Hotel where Mark Avery ran proceedings, including Mike […]
It’s always harder to note when something stops or is absent, but for the last two evenings the sky has fallen silent – and I realise that the swifts have left. So for me, in my road in Gravesend, the 1st August was the last evening to hear their screaming attics this year. Swifts are […]