Sep 182019
 
Group visit to Rainham Marshes

Sunshine, twenty four degrees and a gentle breeze welcomed ten of us to this wonderful reserve in Essex. The RSPB acquired this site from the MoD in 2000, who used it as a test firing range and it was officially opened in 2006. After a chat with two of the wardens, Bill and Pat, we […]

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 […]

Oct 112015
 
Homes for Invertebrates

Eleven of the group turned out for our Volunteer activity on Saturday.   We met at Cliffe Pools car park and were soon issued with litter pickers, loppers, forks and spades by Steph of the rspb. Our initial task was to litter pick, trim overhanging branches, and remove dog faeces from along the track!   […]

Jan 132013
 
Sevenoaks in the mist and rain

My Wednesday walk this week was to Sevenoaks KWT reserve.   We started off in our usual direction, along the side of the largest lake, taking in the hides along the way.   The first thing we all noticed was that Great Tit were singing – I had heard one the day before, and realised […]