May 272013
 
Dawn chorus report from Northward Hill

Meeting in the car park at Bromhey Farm (part of Northward Hill RSPB reserve) at 5am in the morning we were greeted by a chaffinch announcing the start of a sunny if rather chilly morning.  We soon added whitethroat, wren, robin and song thrush and these species would continue to be the dominant songsters for […]

May 202012
 
Dawn Chorus at Northward Hill

A dozen folk set their alarms early and met at the car park at Bromhey Farm for a 6am start.  Although not strictly dawn, it was early enough and there was plenty to test our listening skills.  The day started cool but calm and gradually warmed up as the sun came out. Within a few […]

Sep 182011
 
Sandwich Bay Observatory

14 of us joined Jeff for a day at Sandwich Bay Observatory.  We met in the car park, where there was a lot of bird activity in the willow trees nearby.   Most were chiffchaff but there was one willow warbler spotted by a couple of us.   Jeff also saw several house sparrow.    Jeff had arranged with the […]