Hi, I'm Paul and I am the group leader. Also, together with Alan, I manage this group website.

May 162020
Introducing the North Kent Swift Conservation Group

While we might be spending a lot more time indoors at the moment, hopefully you’ve still been able to enjoy some of spring from your home. At the start of every year, many people look out for particular milestones such as the first primrose flower, frogspawn in your local pond, or the first fledgling seen […]

May 112020
Nature Recording Apps

During this period of lockdown and while observing the natural world literally on our door step I have been investigating and trying out nature recording apps – those applications you can install on your smart phone or tablet. Here is a small selection of free apps that I have tried and my initial reviews: Birdtrack […]

May 102020
Square Bird quiz answers

So did you manage to work out the “Square Birds” quiz? Here are the answers – first ‘decoding’ the squares into the actual bird pictures and then as a table of their names. Did anyone manage to get more than 20 or even all of them correct?  Let us know by commenting on our website. […]

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Apr 272020

Our group website is available again, after an outage that occurred over the weekend (25-27 April) when we were migrated ‘to the cloud’. So if you attempted, in vain, to download our latest spring edition of the newsletter, you can do so now.  Please click this link. Remember we are also on Facebook – here […]

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Apr 112020
Osprey Nest cams from around the UK

Check out these live Osprey nest cams.  You can click on all the thumbnails to have simultaneous feeds.  To enlarge any given one to full screen, click the square symbol in the lower right hand corner of each frame.  Press Esc to return to the grid.  If the sound is muted on each, click the […]