Trip reps

Reports from our outdoor trips. Like to find out more? Join us on our next outdoor trip.

Jan 162022
Group Trip to Brooklands Lake - 15th January

14 members of the group met up at the Brooklands end of the Leybourne Lakes complex near Snodland.The weather was foggy but we were determined not to let that stop us! Our walk began along a raised path through trees with a stream on one side and Brookland Lake on the other.   Trying to look […]

Jan 092022
Colour-ringed Common Redshank at Reculver

I have had a reply regarding the colour-ringed common redshank seen by members of the group at Reculver on 2nd January. The colour rings were seen really well on Steve’s photograph: left leg: yellow over blue flag right leg: green over white The information has come back confirming that the bird was ringed by Swale Wader […]

Jan 082022
Group Trip to Reculver - January 2nd 2022

Our first trip of the year was to Reculver Coastal Park, and the day dawned cloudy but bright and dry. Sixteen of us met in the car park and before proceeding along towards the towers we had a brief look out over the sea. Malcolm spied a distant diver flying past but the rest of […]

 Posted by on 8 January 2022 at 12:39 pm
Nov 302021
Group Trip to Stodmarsh NNR

Our latest group trip was Sunday 28th November when 17 of us met in the car park at Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve. It was the morning after storm Arwen had blown through so it was still a little breezy and very cold. Our spirits were lifted however when we were greeted by a very friendly […]

 Posted by on 30 November 2021 at 8:04 pm
Oct 072021
Elmley 3rd October

As we drove the two and a half mile track towards the reserve, various birds were spotted, including marsh harriers, great white egrets and a lovely wheatear. Elmley is a family run farm and covers 3300 acres of wilderness on which to enjoy the wildlife. Fifteen of us gathered in the car park, ready in […]

Sep 262021
Gravesend RSPB trip to Dungeness

On Sunday 19 September 21 of us met at the Old Lighthouse in Dungeness. The weather was overcast but dry and with only a slight breeze. Before leaving the car park a sparrowhawk and kestrel flew over the lighthouse and a peregrine was spotted perching on a pylon. Making our way to the beach small […]