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 132018

Our last outdoor meeting of 2018 takes place this Sunday, 16th December at Riverside Country Park. Meet in the reserve car park, (TQ808682) ME7 2XH. This will be a half-day visit to see the birds and enjoy the wide open landscape of the Medway Estuary in winter. There is a visitor centre with café if anyone fancies […]

 Posted by on 13 December 2018 at 12:00 pm
Dec 062018
Social evening meeting

Our last indoor meeting of 2018 takes place on Thursday, 13th December at Northfleet School for Girls. This reminder is going out earlier than normal to give you time to prepare… The meeting will be our “social evening”, and we invite our members and their friends and family to: Bring food (savoury or sweet) and […]

 Posted by on 6 December 2018 at 12:00 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