Jan 152014
 
Team Work . . . . .  always pays off in the end!

When we set off this morning, the weather was overcast, and rain threatened, but with Malcolm’s “it’ll be sunny by 11:30” ringing in our ears we decided on Blean Woods to start and then Reculver. Our thoughts were that if we were likely to see a lesser spotted woodpecker this year then we needed to […]

Jan 122014
 
Bough Beech and Sevenoaks

After a rather delayed start to my 2014 birdwatching I finally made it out today.   When I started out this morning my bird list stood at a disappointing 3.   So I was keen to add to my list whilst staying warm and dry. After much discussion we settled on Bough Beech and Sevenoaks. […]

Sep 252013
 
Rainham Marshes - Arachnophobes beware!

Eight of us met up at Rainham for this Sunday’s walk, ably led by Sue and Ian.   The weather was cloudy but warm, and the car park was busy with visitors.   On our way through the visitor centre we delivered the latest batch of used stamps for the Save the Albatross Fund.   […]

Aug 302013
 
The Isle of Sheppey - but not as you know it!

Normally the Isle of Sheppey would give rise to thoughts of Elmley, Capel Fleet and Shellness, but on this occasion we decided to take a different tack, and go for some potential migrant habitat along the north coast. We started out at Warden Point, a place I have only ever visited once before with rather […]

Jun 282013
 
Cliffe RSPB Reserve

This week our usual walk took us to Cliffe.      We were met with a cacophany of sound from the Black-headed Gulls on the first pool, where there were also Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe, Coot and Canada Geese.   From the bushes and trees around the car park and along the first part […]

Jun 272013
 
Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

Twenty-one of us joined Malcolm and Sally for this Tuesday walk at the ever-popular wildlife reserve at Sevenoaks.   From the car park we could hear Chiffchaff and Robin singing away enjoying the morning sunlight.   Willow Warbler and Garden Warbler were heard by the leading group, with Wren, Magpie and Jay added in quick […]

May 132013
 
Minsmere

Those of you who have been on one of our previous coach trips to Minsmere will know that once we arrive we disappear off in our separate directions.   This report is therefore only a small representation of the day, and I am sure that others have lots more they could add, so apologies for […]

Apr 072013
 
Sevenoaks and Bough Beech

I’ve just got back from the Group trip to Sevenoaks and Bough Beech  – in the first really warm and sunny day I can remember this year!    With Irene and Terry at the helm we were in for a great day out. We started at Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve where 20 of us gathered.   […]

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