Mar 192019

A gentle reminder to say that if you are intending to purchase tickets for the coach trip to Wicken Fen, can you please let Hazel know as soon as possible as the coach needs to be paid for in advance.  Tickets will be available at our indoor meetings on Tuesday 26 March and Thursday 11 […]

Mar 152019

Please be aware of the M2 closure eastbound – diversion signs should be in place. It would be advisable to allow extra time for your journey. You could divert via Sittingbourne, however, roadworks are in place there too. The M20 could be an alternative. Please check local information online before you set off. Location : […]

Mar 142019
Dungeness Reserve update March 2019

here is the latest from the RSPB reserve at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates After a quiet winter, we saw visitor numbers boom in the warm spell we had during February which coincided nicely with the half-term holiday. Thanks to everyone who chose Dungeness as a place to come to bask in the unseasonably warm weather. […]

 Posted by on 14 March 2019 at 5:55 pm
Mar 142019

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Sunday, 17th March at Blean Woods. Meet at the reserve car park CT2 9DD (TR126592). Woodland birds including tits, treecreepers, nuthatch & woodpeckers. The meeting starts at 10am and will finish around 4pm. Leaders: Claire & Jim

 Posted by on 14 March 2019 at 12:00 pm
Mar 112019

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Thursday, 14th March at Northfleet School for Girls. The presentation will be “IN SEARCH OF THE MONARCHS” by Pauline and Peter Heathcote. Pauline and Peter take us on a trip to Mexico and the exotic birds and butterflies they encountered. **Please note: due to illness, this is a […]

 Posted by on 11 March 2019 at 12:00 pm
Mar 072019
Elmley Again - In Praise of Corn Buntings

As Norman and Sandra commented in their trip report for Elmley, one of the highlights of the trip was seeing and hearing two male corn buntings. During the day we saw five marsh harriers flying together, over 3 thousand wigeon, lapwing and redshank display flights, and avocets prospecting for a nest site. Not bad eh? […]

 Posted by on 7 March 2019 at 11:01 pm
Mar 072019
Group Trip to Elmley NNR

A slow drive along the two mile entrance track to the Elmley National Nature Reserve car park showed the water levels had been raised since our last visit benefiting the many waders, with lots of lapwing and redshank close to the track. We had good views of some of the many hares on the reserve.  […]

 Posted by on 7 March 2019 at 4:10 pm