Nov 292015
 
Website update

I’m pleased to inform you that our website problems have been identified and work to correct them is making good progress. Our front page is working again and you should be able to read our most recent and forthcoming posts. Note however that posts older than a couple of months still may not display correctly. Our email […]

 Posted by on 29 November 2015 at 12:42 am
Nov 192015
 

We are aware of the problem displaying the content of posts on our website and we are looking into it! Post content sent in automated emails is not affected. Alan E

 Posted by on 19 November 2015 at 11:44 am
Nov 102015
 
Whoopers at Welney

On Sunday our group visitied the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust reserve at Welney in Norfolk. Situated on the Ouse Washes it is the winter home of thousands of ducks, geese and swans. Some of us quickly found a tree sparrow amongst the house sparrows on the bird feeders by the visitor centre. Others were lucky […]

 Posted by on 10 November 2015 at 5:26 pm
Nov 102015
 
House Martins

Whilst walking my dog along Greenhithe promenade today, I noticed a fellow birder taking an interest in some birds flying around the houses along the river front – they were house martins! There were 3 or 4 of them circling and presumably feeding. I can’t recall seeing them so late in the year before – […]

 Posted by on 10 November 2015 at 4:59 pm
Nov 102015
 

As Irene was watching ring necked parakeets at her home (see last post), Sally and I were watching a flock of 8 in a wood near Cobham. The birds flew in to a hornbeam tree directly above our heads. They started to feed on the hornbeam seeds. They broke off the seed clusters with their […]

 Posted by on 10 November 2015 at 4:11 pm
Nov 072015
 

The spread of the ring-necked or rose-ringed parakeet in the south-east of England has been well documented and I suspect that many of us have noticed their increasing presence. Until today I had not encountered them any closer than Meopham. Other friends had told me of the birds visiting their feeders or sitting squawking in […]

 Posted by on 7 November 2015 at 5:16 pm
Nov 042015
 

This is the latest poster for our indoor and outdoor events in November. We distribute this poster to locations in and around Gravesend to publicise what we do and to encourage new people to come along and enjoy our events. Please feel free to print copies of the poster and display them yourself or pass them on to friends and family […]

 Posted by on 4 November 2015 at 10:54 am