Grain in the Sunshine

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Apr 252015
Grain in the Sunshine

This week our group met for the first of our Tuesday morning walks.    It was at Grain Coastal Park and it was a beautiful sunny day if not a little cold with a brisk easterly wind blowing. Sally and Malcolm were keen to show those of us who had met, some of the early […]

Spring (Almost) Sprung

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Apr 162013
Spring (Almost) Sprung

At last a milder day. So off to Grain for some migrants . . . We found the usual suspects in bagfuls around the car park and along the top of the fort and moat.   No new songs could be heard.   The tide was rising and huge numbers of Curlew and Oystercatcher fed […]

Oct 242012
Birding in the mist

Somehow not quite so romantic a title as “Gorillas in the Mist” but you have to pick your venues, and ours this week was the Isle of Grain in the autumnal mist of Kent. Before we had even got out of the car Sally had spotted a bird on a nearby roof – it was […]