Nov 282018

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Saturday, 1st December at Cliffe Pools RSPB reserve. Meet in the car park off Salt Lane, (TQ724763) ME3 7SU. We hope to see wintering waders & wildfowl, including avocet, godwits, goldeneye ducks & grebes. The meeting starts at 10am and will finish around 4pm. Our outdoor meetings are free […]

 Posted by on 28 November 2018 at 12:00 pm
Nov 262018
Rainham Marshes Christmas fair

Looking for something to do this Sunday and would like to find that special gift for someone, then why not visit Rainham Marshes? They are running their indoor Christmas fair, where on offer are hand made crafts, art, photographs, jewellery, bags, decorations, TuiNa massage, local honey and Gin. The cafe will have a special menu […]

Nov 242018

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Tuesday, November 27th at the Gravesend Masonic Halls. The presentation will be “Spitzbergen” by Tony Morris. Hear about one of the coldest places on earth with it’s arctic birds, polar bears and breath-taking scenery, whilst enjoying a hot drink in the warm. The meeting starts at 2pm and […]

 Posted by on 24 November 2018 at 12:00 pm
Nov 212018
Mystery Bird

Having seen all of the wonderful pictures of birds on our website, Sally has been thinking about taking up bird photography herself. And now that the Gravesend Group has a bird photograph competition …. she has decided to go for it! But do you know what bird it is? Can you even see the bird? […]

 Posted by on 21 November 2018 at 9:37 pm
Nov 212018
Group Trip to London WWT Wetlands Centre

On a fresh, but sunny Sunday, thirty two of us arrived at this little gem of a place in South West London. WWT London Wetland Centre is a wetland reserve managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in the Barnes area of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames by Barn Elms. The site is […]

 Posted by on 21 November 2018 at 9:23 pm
Nov 202018

The Cairngorms is to be the home of BBC Two’s Winterwatch, Springwatch and Autumnwatch next year. Presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Gillian Burke will host the programmes from the UK’s largest national park. The Watches series will start with Winterwatch in January. The programme’s team will be based at The Dell of Abernethy, a […]

Nov 152018
Dungeness Reserve update November 2018

Here is this month’s news from the RSPB reserve at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Our winter work programme has started on the reserve and this mainly consists of maintaining our Oppen Pits. These pits are natural dips in the shingle ridges which built up over time when the Dungeness peninsula was created by the wind […]

 Posted by on 15 November 2018 at 12:37 pm