Oct 272017

I know our previous photograph link did not work very well.   Apologies, and I hope we have better luck with this one. New slideshow  I have added some more photographs that were taken on the night – many thanks to Sally for some great moments captured. Thanks again to everyone who attended and made […]

Oct 242017
Pulborough RSPB Reserve - Coach Trip

Thirty-one of us boarded the coach at Gravesend railway station, despite the weather forecast for high winds and rain. It was generally felt that the weather could make for an interesting day! We arrived at Pulborough Brooks where we were greeted by Anna, who met us by the feeders and gave us a brief chat […]

 Posted by on 24 October 2017 at 9:46 pm
Oct 222017
40th anniversary evening

On Thursday 19th October we celebrated our 40th anniversary with invited guests including the Gravesham Mayor Cllr Harold Craske and Mayoress Veronica Craske, the RSPB Chief Executive Mike Clarke, who was our special guest speaker, as well as guests from the RSPB South East Regional office, Northward Hill RSPB reserve and Bexley, Sevenoaks and Medway […]

Oct 132017
Raptor survey

Back in February Sue posted a notice asking people to get involved with a survey being sponsored by the Hawk Conservancy. We volunteered and were given 5 routes to walk across Kent spotting Kestrel, Buzzard and other raptors. The survey is being repeated this autumn and more volunteers will be very welcome. It’s a good […]

Oct 102017
Group Trip to Dungeness

Thirteen of us met at the RSPB reserve on a very grey and windy day – the complete opposite to the weather the day before and day after! On the feeders next to the car park were chaffinch, great tit and blue tit.  From the visitor centre there was a lot to observe on Burrows […]

 Posted by on 10 October 2017 at 10:27 pm
Oct 012017
Group Trip to St Margarets at Cliffe and Samphire Hoe

On Wednesday 20th September some of us went to Warden Point on Sheppey. As we looked out to sea we realised that we were witnessing a huge migration of house martins, swallows and sand martins. Later we heard that thousands of birds had passed through Kent that day. So, with high hopes of something similar […]

 Posted by on 1 October 2017 at 9:28 pm