Aug 062019
 
Rye Harbour

Nineteen members of the group managed to negotiate the closures of the M20 for our trip to this excellent Reserve.    Established as a Local Nature Reserve in 1970, three years later the ‘Friends of Rye Harbour’ group was formed, over the years these members have played a major role in funding and giving voluntary […]

May 092017
 
Stodmarsh trip report

Stodmarsh in May – my favourite reserve at the best time of year – what could be better?  A merry band of seven met up and, despite the chilly weather, Stodmarsh once again delivered some great birds, although in some cases with tantalisingly brief views. We started off in the wooded section and proceeded around the […]

Aug 212013
 
Rainham Marshes

A dozen of us joined Malcolm and Sally for the last of their Tuesday morning walks of the summer.   Rainham Marshes RSPB Reserve was today’s destination, and what a great day we had! The weather was warm and sunny and although a large group of mothers and toddlers arrived at around the same time […]

Aug 282011
 
Elmley

My walk this week took me to Elmley with three of the usual team of five in attendance.   On the way down from the main road we spotted very little until we passed the RSPB office when there were lapwing, meadow pipit, little grebe and mute swan to be seen.  At the Wellmarsh Hide we […]