Jeff is the group leader

Oct 292012
A lovely day at St Margaret's Bay

  Sunday 28 October,weather forecast not promising  – heavy rain and a cold wind off the sea. Most of the regular people I knew of weren’t going for various reasons so I said to Wendy we had better go, no one will turn up , we can have a cup of tea and come home. […]

 Posted by on 29 October 2012 at 11:04 am
Jul 082012
Goathurst Common - Nightjars in the rain!

As we set out  I wondered how many others would be as adventurous (mad) as us to go wandering about in the rain on a Saturday evening birdwatching. If no one turned up at least we could have a couple of pints in The Woodman! Anyway to my surprise there were about a dozen of […]

 Posted by on 8 July 2012 at 11:22 am
May 302012
Buzzards saved!

I have received this which is good news Jeffrey Kirk Media Release For immediate release: Wednesday 30 May 2012 THE PUBLIC STEPS UP FOR BUZZARDS   The RSPB is pleased that an outpouring of public concern for a much-loved bird has encouraged Richard Benyon – the Wildlife Minister – to drop proposals to licence the […]

 Posted by on 30 May 2012 at 1:49 pm
May 282012

I have received the following and been asked to bring this to your attention. Shocking news indeed and I am sure you will wish to make your objections known Jeffrey Kirk From RSPB South East Regional Office We would really appreciate a few more moments of your time to email DEFRA Minister Richard Benyon MP, […]

 Posted by on 28 May 2012 at 10:54 am
Feb 292012

“Carol and Jim Allison would like to express our grateful thanks to all Gordon’s friends and colleagues who have been such a great support to us during the last few weeks. We have been greatly encouraged by all the wonderful cards, letters, emails and comments on blogs, posts etc. We have also been moved by […]

 Posted by on 29 February 2012 at 7:12 pm
Jan 212012

Most of you will have received a personalised survey sheet with Birds magazine and I hope you will take an hour to count the birds you see in your garden, or on your selected patch.   The information the RSPB receives is vital in judging the health of bird populations throughout the country. Malcolm, Sally, Sue, […]

 Posted by on 21 January 2012 at 12:43 pm