Aug 312018
 
The Peoples Walk for Wildlife - September 22nd 2018

The Peoples Walk for Wildlife is being organised by Chris Packham in Hyde Park this September. It is an opportunity for anyone who supports our wildlife and countryside to show how much it means to us and ask for a change in the way we treat it. It is an event for everyone – especially […]

Jul 172018
 
Litter Picking at Cliffe Pools

The Group’s first Volunteer day of the year took place at Cliffe Pools where our main activity was litter picking.   Our enthusiastic team met Will and Ruth from RSPB Northward Hill, and we discussed our plan of action – although it was noticeable that there was far less litter around in the areas we covered […]

Jun 012018
 
Spotted Flycatcher decline

Have you seen a spotted flycatcher this year?    According to data from the BTO spotted flycatcher numbers have declined by 39% between 1995-2016.   To view the data, please follow this link.   The good news is that they are apparently thriving in Scotland where there has been a 66% increase between 2011-2016 – maybe they […]

May 292018
 
Conyer Creek and Oare Marshes

After the thunder storms of Saturday night it was a relief to wake up to much brighter weather on Sunday morning.   Ten members of the group arrived with eager anticipation of migrants with nightingale and turtle dove high on the list.   The site of Conyer is an old brick works and I was […]

Mar 102018
 

You may remember the same request last year.  Jim and Clare volunteered and have had a great time seeing lots of birds of prey, including Black kite, and many other species along the way. Can you identify Kestrels, Red kites and Buzzards and do you love walking? The Hawk Conservancy are once again seeking volunteers […]

Mar 092018
 

We had an excellent talk by Alan Martin last night on REGUA, a project to restore, protect and reforest an area of the Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil. Several people asked for the links to the website and facebook page, which are shown below: Website – REGUA  Facebook – REGUA Twitter – REGUA