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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
Jun 042020

Some of you facebook users will know all about the group’s “stay-at-home” group and will know that those members have been counting wildlife in their gardens during lock-down, but for the many who don’t use facebook or those who prefer to stick with the “old” technology like emails and websites (including me 😉 ), here […]

 Posted by on 4 June 2020 at 1:11 pm
Apr 282020
Don't forget your library

If you enjoy reading and are running out of books, this article may help. I have rediscovered my library membership at KCC libraries, where I can “borrow” eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as having access to eMagazines and eNewspapers. I’ve already borrowed a couple of books and have my name on a few others currently […]

 Posted by on 28 April 2020 at 11:19 am
Apr 082020
Lockdown TV birding

You may remember my experiment way back in 2013 when I kept a list of all the birds I spotted while watching TV – here is the original article if you want to read it: Armchair Birding Well, in these difficult times I thought it would be a good time to suggest it as another […]

 Posted by on 8 April 2020 at 6:23 pm
Mar 262020
Help needed to rescue old UK rainfall records

At a loss to know what to do with your self-isolation time? I saw this on the BBC News website and thought some of you may be interested in helping out: BBC News article – rescue old rainfall records You’re not required to rummage through old bound volumes; the Met Office has already scanned the […]

 Posted by on 26 March 2020 at 4:55 pm
Mar 202020

I’ve just received this from the team at Dungeness: “As of today, our visitor centre, hides and toilets will be closed until further notice. We have also cancelled our events programme up until the end of May (although we will review this regularly as the situation changes). Anyone who has booked and paid for an […]

 Posted by on 20 March 2020 at 3:23 pm