Apr 202019
 
Riverside Country Park

Our first “Tuesday morning” walk of the year takes place this Tuesday, 23rd April at Riverside Country Park. Meet in  car park ME7 2XH (TQ808682).  Naturalist Trevor Hatton will be helping us locate the special wildlife at this venue. Can he repeat his success of last year & find the adders? There is a visitor centre […]

 Posted by on 20 April 2019 at 12:00 pm
Apr 172019
 
Group Trip to Sevenoaks KWT Reserve

On a fresh and overcast Sunday morning, seventeen of us met in the car park at the Sevenoaks Kent Wildlife Trust Reserve. we then quickly reassembled by the horse field, to try and spot the ring ouzel that had been sighted previously. Thankfully, a couple of our eagle-eyed members found a resplendent male, flying low […]

 Posted by on 17 April 2019 at 9:20 pm
Apr 142019
 
Dungeness reserve update - April 2019

Here is the latest news from Dugeness RSPB reserve: Reserve News Updates Spring migration is in full swing. This is such a fantastic part of the year where we still have winter birds lingering on site but are welcoming a huge influx of summer migrants (both birds and insects!). The Andrena vaga, grey-backed mining bee […]

 Posted by on 14 April 2019 at 1:15 pm
Apr 122019
 

If you are looking forward to our dawn chorus meeting in a few weeks, you might like to whet your appetite with the following RSPB initiative. ‘Let Nature Sing’ aims to bring the plight of our wildlife to a greater audience in several ways, follow the link below to see how you can get help, […]

 Posted by on 12 April 2019 at 11:34 pm
Apr 112019
 
Sevenoaks KWT

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Sunday, 14th April at Sevenoaks KWT Meet in the car park TN13 3DL (TQ519566). Ducks, geese & grebes & perhaps early migrants. Refreshments available. The meeting starts at 10am and will finish around 4pm. Leaders: Steve & Hazel

 Posted by on 11 April 2019 at 12:00 pm
Apr 082019
 

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Thursday, 11th April at Northfleet School for Girls. The presentation will be “Plover lovers world of delights”by Rik & Elis. Our “Wader Quest” duo will return to tell us more about the lives of Plovers, those wading birds seen in all kinds of watery habitats. The meeting starts […]

 Posted by on 8 April 2019 at 12:00 pm
Apr 052019
 
2019 - Year of the Fly

How many of you knew that 2019 is the “Year of the Fly”? Apparently, flies are being celebrated all over the world and here in the UK, as the weather warms up, there are activities that you might like to get involved with. But why bother? Surely flies are just here so that birds can […]

 Posted by on 5 April 2019 at 9:15 pm
Apr 032019
 
Group Trip to Oare Marshes Kent Wildlife Trust Reserve

Twelve members met at Oare Marshes KWT reserve on a bright and sunny morning. The early arrivals had brief views of a short-eared owl followed by a good view of a red kite. However, a little while later, the short-eared owl played the game and gave everyone great views as it quartered over the reeds […]

 Posted by on 3 April 2019 at 10:41 pm