Dec 222018
 
Albatross Stamp Appeal - Important Notice

Important notice from the RSPB: With immediate effect, we are no longer able to accept donations of used postage stamps. We are very grateful for any continued donations of stamp collections, first day covers and albums. These will be sent of our UK Headquarters for monthly sale by a specialist auction house. Thank you for […]

Dec 212018
 
Riverside Country Park 16th December

As this was the last trip of 2018 hopes were high as (a lucky) 13 of us set out on a fine, sunny and still winter’s day to see what the Medway Estuary had in store. As it was low tide we were greeted by acres of mud and decided to set out for Horrid […]

Dec 182018
 
Dungeness Reserve update - December 2018

  Here is the latest news from Dungeness RSPB reserve: Reserve News Updates Work continues on 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 and waves. These pits are important natural bodies of water on the […]

 Posted by on 18 December 2018 at 5:11 pm
Dec 022018
 
Black-headed Gulls on Gravesend Promenade

If you go down to the Prom today – you will see black-headed gulls. But have you ever wondered where they come from? Where do they breed? In North Kent we have several very large breeding colonies of black-headed gulls. The nearest, I think, is the c1000 (?) breeding pairs at Cliffe Pools RSPB reserve. […]

 Posted by on 2 December 2018 at 10:52 pm
Dec 022018
 
December Trip to Cliffe Pools

Ten members met at RSPB Cliffe Pools car park. Although it was not too cold, it was very murky and raining heavily as we all arrived. Whilst getting sorted out, woodpigeon, herring gull and a magpie were seen. At 10am, miraculously, the heavy rain almost ceased as we went and looked over Crystal Pool. Here […]

 Posted by on 2 December 2018 at 8:42 pm