Oct 292019
 
Sandwich Bird Observatory 27th October

Following a very wet Saturday nine members met at Sandwich Bird Observatory on a beautiful sunny Sunday morning. On the drive down the signs of the forthcoming autumn were there to see in the changing colours of the road side trees. We were made aware of a bird ringing session taking place in one of […]

Oct 242019
 
Sandwich Bay Observatory

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Sunday, 27 October at the Sandwich Bay Observatory Meet in the car park, CT13 9PF (TR013647) Please note, there is a small charge (£1) at the toll gate just before the centre for those visiting observatory – tell the toll attendant that you are visiting the Observatory. We […]

 Posted by on 24 October 2019 at 12:00 pm
Oct 202019
 
Dungeness reserve update - October 2019

Here is the latest from the team at RSPB Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Migration is still in swing, albeit a bit slow this year. Some of the birds we’ve had this month are wheatears as well as spotted flycatchers, ring ouzel and redwings. A black-necked grebe and red-throated diver have been seen around on Burrowes […]

 Posted by on 20 October 2019 at 4:56 pm
Oct 162019
 
Coach trip to Minsmere

A few slight coach hiccups and rain didn’t deter our avid members on this Autumn visit to the fantastic reserve on the Suffolk coast. We were also joined by a few people from the Medway group, who are always welcome.  Ian, a visitor experience officer from the RSPB, greeted us on the coach to inform […]

Oct 122019
 
Dungeness reserve update - September 2019

Here is the latest news from the team at Dungeness RSPB reserve: Reserve News Updates September is a time to reflect back on our successes from this years breeding season. We’ve had the best year since the 1990’s for the number of common terns which have nested here at Dungeness, all due to the new […]

 Posted by on 12 October 2019 at 2:15 pm
Oct 102019
 

From Martin Harper – RSPB’s Global Conservation Director.  The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged that the UK will leave the European Union on 31 October 2019 ‘come what may’, whilst many parliamentarians continue to seek to wrestle back control of Brexit from the UK Government. Meanwhile, evidence that a ‘no deal’ or ‘hard Brexit’ […]