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Feb 202020
 
Dungeness Reserve update - February 2020

Here is the latest news from the RSPB reserve at Dungeness: Reserve News Updates We are now on social media! Find us on Facebook and very soon to be Twitter: www.facebook.com/RSPBDungeness and @RSPBDungeness for Twitter. We have hired an excavator to carry out some work around our reserve. It is currently at the ARC pits, […]

 Posted by on 20 February 2020 at 12:00 pm
Jan 162020
 
Dungeness reserve update - January 2020

Here is the latest news and upcoming events from the Dungeness RSPB reserve: Reserve News Updates Hopefully some crisp winter days are yet to come as at the moment we are still a bit soggy and wet down here just like the rest of the country. However, lots of wading birds have been making use […]

 Posted by on 16 January 2020 at 8:39 pm
Nov 262019
 
Dungeness Reserve update November 2019

Here is the latest news from the RSPB Dungeness reserve: Reserve News Updates Another wet month so far! But that hasn’t put us all off enjoying what nature has to offer. We’ve been splashing about in puddles during our Nature Tots activities, enjoying the views of rainbows over the nature reserve and of course being […]

 Posted by on 26 November 2019 at 5:37 pm
Oct 202019
 
Dungeness reserve update - October 2019

Here is the latest from the team at RSPB Dungeness: Reserve News Updates Migration is still in swing, albeit a bit slow this year. Some of the birds we’ve had this month are wheatears as well as spotted flycatchers, ring ouzel and redwings. A black-necked grebe and red-throated diver have been seen around on Burrowes […]

 Posted by on 20 October 2019 at 4:56 pm
Oct 122019
 
Dungeness reserve update - September 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
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