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Jun 172019
 
Dungeness reserve update for June 2019

Reserve News Updates June is usually a quieter time of year on the reserve for birds, so our focus turns to the other amazing wildlife which is out and about during these warmer and longer days. The flowers are looking fantastic and our reserve is carpeted in the purple spikes of vipers bugloss, pink foxgloves […]

 Posted by on 17 June 2019 at 4:38 pm
May 102019
 
Dungeness update for May 2019

Here is the latest news from the RSPB team at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Many birds have settled down to nest, but some are still migrating through. Over the last couple of weeks we have seen a huge increase in common terns (we have over 150 on the reserve at the moment) as well as […]

 Posted by on 10 May 2019 at 7:55 pm
Apr 142019
 
Dungeness reserve update - April 2019

Here is the latest news from Dugeness RSPB reserve: Reserve News Updates Spring migration is in full swing. This is such a fantastic part of the year where we still have winter birds lingering on site but are welcoming a huge influx of summer migrants (both birds and insects!). The Andrena vaga, grey-backed mining bee […]

 Posted by on 14 April 2019 at 1:15 pm
Mar 142019
 
Dungeness Reserve update March 2019

here is the latest from the RSPB reserve at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates After a quiet winter, we saw visitor numbers boom in the warm spell we had during February which coincided nicely with the half-term holiday. Thanks to everyone who chose Dungeness as a place to come to bask in the unseasonably warm weather. […]

 Posted by on 14 March 2019 at 5:55 pm
Feb 222019
 
Dungeness Reserve update February 2019

Here is the latest news from the RSPB team at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates A lot of our reserve work has been focussed on clearing willow and sea buckthorn from the ARC pits this month. It is a tough but important job to keep these two quite invasive species of plant in line. The pits […]

 Posted by on 22 February 2019 at 4:10 pm
Jan 162019
 
Dungeness reserve update - January 2019

Here is the latest news from the team at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates We’ve spent a bit of time this month at Lade Pits which is our newest addition to the reserve (taken over from CEMEX in 2015). Removing graffiti from the old railway bridge has been our main job. It’s nowhere near finished as […]

 Posted by on 16 January 2019 at 9:17 pm
Dec 182018
 
Dungeness Reserve update - December 2018

  Here is the latest news from Dungeness RSPB reserve: Reserve News Updates Work continues on maintaining our Oppen Pits. These pits are natural dips in the shingle ridges which built up over time when the Dungeness peninsula was created by the wind and waves. These pits are important natural bodies of water on the […]

 Posted by on 18 December 2018 at 5:11 pm
Nov 152018
 
Dungeness Reserve update November 2018

Here is this month’s news from the RSPB reserve at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Our winter work programme has started on the reserve and this mainly consists of maintaining our Oppen Pits. These pits are natural dips in the shingle ridges which built up over time when the Dungeness peninsula was created by the wind […]

 Posted by on 15 November 2018 at 12:37 pm