This is how many of us in the Gravesend RSPB Local Group remember Cynthia – out birding with her husband Geoff. On this occasion the group had travelled to Ashdown Forest where, as always, Cynthia delighted in seeing the birds and other wildlife. It is with sadness that I have to report that Cynthia died […]
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I have had a reply regarding the colour-ringed common redshank seen by members of the group at Reculver on 2nd January. The colour rings were seen really well on Steve’s photograph: left leg: yellow over blue flag right leg: green over white The information has come back confirming that the bird was ringed by Swale Wader […]
Next week on Tuesday 23rd November I am giving a talk “Wildlife of the North Kent Marshes” at the Masonic Halls Gravesend at 2pm. Our original speaker, as on the programme, is unable to be with us. I have been drafted in to fill the gap! To be honest I have delved in to my […]
Wind gusts of 40mph and heavy rain did not deter the 8 dedicated members of the group who braved the conditions and met at Grain Country Park on Sunday morning. We set off along the coastal path and although high tide had past, the waters edge was still fairly close to shore and we had […]
It was an overcast morning when 11 of us met in the car park at Rainham Marshes RSPB reserve in Essex. A robin was ticking away but not to be seen as we made our way to reception, which due to Covid, is now situated outside the centre. Here we booked in and were told […]
Who would have thought that a short trip to Allhallows could have produced such interesting finds! It was quite exciting at the time but got even better when we got back home. Fifteen people met up for our first Tuesday walk since 2019. It was good to see everyone again. One of my favourite damselflies […]