Apr 262019
Group Trip to Riverside Country Park

Our group met at Riverside Country Park for the first of this season’s Tuesday morning walks. Our key target species was the nightingale. Two birds had been heard singing a few minutes earlier so we set off with great expectations. We stopped, on route, to watch singing whitethroats – some of the group heard lesser […]

 Posted by on 26 April 2019 at 3:00 pm
Apr 242019
Cliffe Pools dawn chorus

Set your alarms for our next outdoor meeting which takes place at Cliffe Pools RSPB reserve on Saturday, 27th April. The meeting starts in Cliffe village car park near the church ME3 7QR (TQ735766) – please note that this is not the usual location for our Cliffe Pools trips, so make sure you go to the right place! […]

 Posted by on 24 April 2019 at 12:00 pm
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