May 052014
 
Stodmarsh - May trip report

The sun was out today, as were the cyclists (on the road to Stodmarsh), as were other birdwatchers (the car park was near to full) and as were the birds (see below). Seventeen of us gathered and together we did the whole 4 mile circuit up to Grove Ferry, heading out in the direction of […]

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 […]

Feb 012013
 
The day just got better and better . . . .

The day had an ominous start; broken alarm clock, damaged window blinds, temporarily mislaid credit cards, a chipped windscreen – none of that heralded the greatest of days, but hopefully Dungeness would improve things. As we drove past the ARC pits I spotted a Great White Egret by the side of the road and we […]