It is with great sadness that I have to announce the death of David Arnold. As many of you will know David was Group Leader of the Gravesend Group for many years – indeed many of us will always think of David as the Group Leader. David was an inspiration to us all, great fun to work with, and a lovely man. He achieved so much for the RSPB and conservation in general, that I think it will be appropriate to fully reflect upon his life with us in a later post. The Gravesend Group would like to offer our condolences to his family.