Alan E

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Jul 242021

Our next outdoor meeting takes place this Tuesday, 27th July at Allhallows. Meet by the ‘British Pilot’ pub ME3 9QW. This is a morning walk to Yantlett Creek & along the Thames river wall. The muddy shore attracts gulls, oystercatchers & waders. The meeting will start at 10am and will finish around 1pm. Leaders: Malcolm […]

 Posted by on 24 July 2021 at 12:00 pm
Jul 212021

Our next outdoor meeting will take place this Saturday 24 July at WARNHAM Nature Reserve, Horsham Meet in the reserve car park RH12 2RA. Thisis a new venue for our group with trails, hides, a visitor centre and many different habitats. There is a £3 entry charge (at the moment they are only accepting card […]

 Posted by on 21 July 2021 at 12:00 pm
Apr 262021

I’ve discovered a new birding app called “Merlin bird id”. It’s been developed by Cornell university and it’s designed to help bird identification in the field. You can read more about it here. It’s been around for a few years apparently, but it’s recently added a photo id capability which looks good but I haven’t […]

 Posted by on 26 April 2021 at 11:23 pm
Mar 262021

We have now cancelled all our outdoor meetings planned for the first half of 2021. If lockdown easing goes to plan, we hope to be able to hold our first outdoor meeting on Sunday,11th July at Samphire Hoe. This will be subject to Government and RSPB guidance prevailing at the time, so please check our […]

 Posted by on 26 March 2021 at 7:47 pm
Feb 182021
Saving Sussex's Swifts

The Sussex Wildlife Trust have a zoom meeting next week (Wednesday, 24th February 2021 from 7pm – 8pm) which many of you will be interested in. Learn why Swifts are one of our most incredible birds and about the threats they face. Swifts have declined markedly but we explain how everyone can do their bit […]

 Posted by on 18 February 2021 at 4:38 pm
Jan 232021
Big Garden Birdwatch 2021

Just a reminder that the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch takes place over next weekend on the 29th-31st January. Once again the RSPB website has all you’ll need to take part, with instructions for taking part, bird identification guides, hints for attracting birds to your garden, and also some printable posters to put in your window to […]

 Posted by on 23 January 2021 at 7:57 pm
Dec 032020
Latest Newsletter, 2021 Programme and membership renewal invitation

As the end of this difficult year is fast approaching it’s time to publish our events programme for 2021 together with our latest newsletter. Click on the image below to read our Autumn newsletter where you will also find a membership renewal form. Because of the unavoidable cancellations this year, next year’s subscription fee for […]

 Posted by on 3 December 2020 at 4:06 pm
Nov 182020

Many if you will have seen this story already on the BBC south east news, but here is the full story from the RSPB. PLEASE NOTE, you may find the video footage upsetting. The RSPB would like to hear from anyone who has any information regarding this incident. Contact details can be found in […]

 Posted by on 18 November 2020 at 10:21 pm