Announcements

Announcements of forthcoming meetings and other events that maybe of interest.

Oct 182017
 

Our next outdoor meeting is our coach trip to Pulborough Brooks on Saturday, 21st October. The lovely Arun Valley is a refuge for wildfowl in winter. Plus fieldfares & redwings in the hedges, stonechats on the heathland and siskins & redpolls in the woodland. Visitor centre & café. Meet outside Gravesend Railway Station (DA11 0RS). […]

 Posted by on 18 October 2017 at 12:00 pm
Oct 042017
 

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Saturday, October 7th at Dungeness. Please note: In a break from the normal, we are starting at the RSPB reserve and going on to the lighthouse later in the day if time permits. Park at the RSPB reserve at TR067184 (TN29 9NF) to see ducks, various egrets & […]

 Posted by on 4 October 2017 at 12:00 pm
Oct 042017
 

RSPB Gravesend Local Group celebrates its 40th anniversary. On Thursday 19th October, the RSPB Gravesend Local Group, which was launched in October 1977, will be hosting a 40th anniversary celebratory evening, to which all are welcome. Our special guest speaker will be Dr Mike Clarke, who is the RSPB’s Chief Executive. Mike grew up in […]

 Posted by on 4 October 2017 at 12:06 am
Sep 272017
 

If you are planning to come on the coach trip to Pulborough Brooks in October but haven’t bought your tickets yet, please book your place as soon as possible as Hazel has to finalise numbers and agree on coach size with the provider. You can contact Hazel by email here, and full details of the […]

 Posted by on 27 September 2017 at 3:52 pm
Sep 232017
 

Our next indoor meeting takes place this Tuesday, 26th September at Gravesend Masonic Halls. The presentation will be “India – Nameri, Eagle’s Nest and Kaziranga reserves” by Dr Brian Summerfield. The birds & wildlife of the Indian nature sanctuaries that protect tigers, leopards, rhinoceros & hundreds of other special species. The meeting will start at […]

 Posted by on 23 September 2017 at 12:00 pm
Sep 212017
 

Our next meeting takes place this Sunday, September 24th at St Margaret’s Bockhill & Samphire Hoe. Meet in the memorial car park, TR373451 (CT15 6DT) for peregrine, ravens & fulmars on the cliffs. At Samphire Hoe afterwards meet in the car park, TR300396 (CT17 9FL). Black redstart & sand martin on the cliffs with fulmars, ravens […]

 Posted by on 21 September 2017 at 12:00 pm
Sep 112017
 

Our evening indoor meetings resume after the summer break with our next meeting on Thursday, 14th September at Northfleet School for Girls. The presentation will be “Eat in or take away” by Brian Nobbs. Brian’s talk will show how, from Humming birds to Vultures, birds exploit an amazing range of food sources. The meeting starts […]

 Posted by on 11 September 2017 at 12:00 pm
Sep 072017
 
Brenda Ambridge

It is with much sadness that I write to inform the group of the recent death of Brenda Ambridge. Brenda was a integral member of the Gravesend RSPB group.  She was on the committee when the late David Arnold was group leader and, until recent years when ill health prevented her, was almost always present […]

 Posted by on 7 September 2017 at 10:21 pm