Jan 212019
 
Group Visit to Cliffe Pools RSPB Reserve

On a cold, frosty morning 14 group members met up to see what was about. The sun shone brightly throughout our visit which contrasted with the dull weather we have been having recently and meant that the birds were very active and showed well.  The reserve consists mainly of a series of flooded areas where […]

 Posted by on 21 January 2019 at 6:22 pm
Jan 192019
 

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Tuesday, 22nd January at the Gravesend Masonic Halls. The presentation will be “CONSERVATION PROJECTS AT WILDWOOD” by Suzanne Kynaston. An overview of projects including the captive breeding of dormice & water voles. The meeting will start at 2pm and will finish at 4pm. Our meetings are open to […]

 Posted by on 19 January 2019 at 12:00 am
Jan 172019
 
Cliffe Pools RSPB

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Sunday, 20th January at Cliffe Pools. Meet in the car park off Salt Lane ME3 7SU (TQ724763).  Cliffe attracts all kinds of waders, wildfowl & small birds in winter, including birds of prey such as marsh harrier & peregrine. The meeting starts at 10am and will finish around 4pm. […]

 Posted by on 17 January 2019 at 12:00 am
Jan 162019
 
Dungeness reserve update - January 2019

Here is the latest news from the team at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates We’ve spent a bit of time this month at Lade Pits which is our newest addition to the reserve (taken over from CEMEX in 2015). Removing graffiti from the old railway bridge has been our main job. It’s nowhere near finished as […]

 Posted by on 16 January 2019 at 9:17 pm
Jan 072019
 
Group Trip to Shellness on Sheppey

It might not have seemed a particularly bright start to the New Year when 18 members of the group met at the sea wall in Leysdown, but little did we know what delights were in store. The tide was rising fast. It was to be high by midday, so if we wanted to catch the […]

 Posted by on 7 January 2019 at 9:27 pm
Jan 072019
 

Our first indoor meeting of 2019 takes place this Thursday, 10th January at Northfleet School for Girls. The presentation will be “Birds, Bison, Bears & more” by Duncan MacDonald. Duncan returns to tell us more about the past & present wildlife of Speyside & Scotland generally. The meeting will start at 07:30pm and will finish […]

 Posted by on 7 January 2019 at 12:00 am
Jan 022019
 
Shellness & Capel Fleet

Our first outdoor meeting of 2019 takes place this Saturday, 5th January at Shellness and Capel Fleet. Meet at the sea wall at Leysdown to walk to Shellness to see the wader roost ME12 4RJ(TR042699). Afterwards we will go to the Capel Fleet raptor watchpoint ME12 4BA(TR013689) for marsh harriers & short-eared owls. The meeting starts at […]

 Posted by on 2 January 2019 at 12:00 am