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Oct 232021

Our next indoor meeting will take place this Tuesday, 26th October at the Gravesend Masonic Halls. The presentation will be “Extinct Birds of New Zealand” by Victoria Golding Victoria grew up in New Zealand and shares her passion for conservation and birds of New Zealand, including the fascinating but critically endangered Kakapo. The meeting starts […]

 Posted by on 23 October 2021 at 12:00 pm
Oct 112021

Our next indoor meeting will take place this Thursday, 14th October at Northfleet School for Girls. The presentation will be “Britain’s Coastal Birds & Their Secret Lives” by Simon Ginnaw.  This will be preceded by a short AGM. Enjoy a scenic journey around the British coastline discovering the lives of our fascinating coastal birds, from […]

 Posted by on 11 October 2021 at 12:00 pm
Oct 072021
Elmley 3rd October

As we drove the two and a half mile track towards the reserve, various birds were spotted, including marsh harriers, great white egrets and a lovely wheatear. Elmley is a family run farm and covers 3300 acres of wilderness on which to enjoy the wildlife. Fifteen of us gathered in the car park, ready in […]

Sep 302021

Our next outdoor event takes place this Sunday, 3rd October but this will not be an open-to-all meeting as usual. Due to current Elmley site restrictions, we were not able to invite everyone as normal and asked you a few weeks ago to register your interest with a committee member if you wanted to attend. […]

 Posted by on 30 September 2021 at 10:00 am
Sep 222021
Swanscombe Marshes event

Buglife and the Save Swanscombe Peninsular campaign have organised a rally on Saturday, October 2nd at 10am.  There will be guest speakers and a walking tour of the site. Meeting point location is on the poster below:

 Posted by on 22 September 2021 at 11:42 pm
Sep 102021
Group Trip to RSPB Rainham Marsh

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 […]

 Posted by on 10 September 2021 at 10:05 pm
Aug 252021
Swanscombe Marshes

I have received a message from Donna Zimmer saying that she hopes to hold a wildlife walk at Swanscombe Marshes on Friday 17th September and that the Gravesend RSPB group are invited. The walk will take place in the afternoon and when I have more details, I shall share them with you all

Jul 292021
Group Trip to Allhallows

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 […]

 Posted by on 29 July 2021 at 10:34 pm