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Oct 122019
 
Dungeness reserve update - October 2019

Here is the latest news from the team at Dungeness RSPB reserve: Reserve News Updates September is a time to reflect back on our successes from this years breeding season. We’ve had the best year since the 1990’s for the number of common terns which have nested here at Dungeness, all due to the new […]

 Posted by on 12 October 2019 at 2:15 pm
Jul 192019
 
Big butterfly count 2019

The big butterfly count 2019 is taking place between Friday July 17th and Sunday August  11th. Taking part is easy – simply spend 15 minutes on a sunny day counting butterflies, either in a fixed location like your garden or while out on a walk, then record your sightings online or via an app. The good […]

 Posted by on 19 July 2019 at 11:03 am
Jul 172019
 
Dungeness reserve update - July 2019

Here is the latest newsletter from Dungeness: Reserve News Updates We’ve had some seabird successes on our islands this year. A total of 75 common tern nests have been recorded across the reserve with approximately 40 fledglings seen so far. This is great considering we had 72 nests in total at the end of last […]

 Posted by on 17 July 2019 at 2:26 pm
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