Feb 292016
 
Windy Dungeness

There was a cold easterly wind blowing when a dozen of us met at Dungeness lighthouse on Saturday morning, but not to be deterred we wrapped up warm and headed towards the power station. We were hoping to see the black redstarts which seem to have taken up residence in that area but unfortunately the […]

Jan 212014
 
Elmley NNR

As we drove onto the reserve we were met with flooded fields and ditches with huge flocks of starling, lapwing and over 50 curlew on one side of the track – a further 60 on the other.   Mute swan, greylag geese, coot, redshank and a marsh harrier were also spotted as we continued along […]

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 […]