Jan 062018
 
Shellness and Capel Fleet

Thirteen stalwart (and well wrapped up) members of the Group met at Leysdown on Saturday morning for our first group outing of 2018.   With a biting north wind, we needed those layers.   The tide was out when we arrived.   We were greeted by a pied wagtail on the seawall, and several black-headed […]

Sep 182013
 
Dungeness trip report - Sunday 8 September

We were greeted with a fine sunny morning (remember those?) at the old Dungeness lighthouse. In fact the weather was too good – we could make out the coastline of France across the Channel and hence so could migrant birds so there weren’t many around the bushes in the immediate vicinity. Hence we made our […]

Aug 282012
 
Northward Hill

A Sunday walk at Northward Hill was the Group Bank Holiday treat.   After stormy wet weather yesterday it was great to get out in the sunshine and warmth of a summer day.   Eight of us joined Jeff at our local reserve.   Our sightings started from the car park with  Barn Swallow, Goldfinch, […]

Mar 122012
 
Elmley RSPB Reserve

A walk at Elmley RSPB Reserve was our destination this weekend with Clifford and Joan at the helm.   16 of us gathered for this walk, a rather poignant one as it was the first following the sad loss of Gordon Allison the warden.   He was in our thoughts as we gathered in the car park. On the drive […]