Cliffe Pools

Cliffe Pools

Cliffe Pools
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  • Cliffe Pools smashes UK record for avocets

    On Sunday September 14th, local ornithologist Murray Orchard counted 2,450 avocets roosting on the high tide at RSPB Cliffe Pools. This beats the UK record by more then 400 birds and accounts for one third of all the avocets that spend the off-season...
  • Threat to Lodge Hill SSSI sets national precedent

    Medway Council’s Planning Committee has voted unanimously in favour of the Lodge Hill Outline Planning Application to destroy the site that is now a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. It was frankly a pathetic sight to witness a Planning...
  • 50+ species reported so far this week

    We have received a great list of species for Cliffe Pools this week, some from our own volunteers based at North Kent Marshes and also from Margaret Bailey visiting the area from her home in Bedfordshire. Included in the sightings are: Avocet, coot, little...
  • Bird count taken on Sunday 24th August

    Murray Orchard, a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic birder and volunteer of the RSPB, conducted a bird count at Cliffe Pools on Sunday 24th August confirming the following sightings: Avocet 1,425 (Flaming Pool / Ski Pool), black tailed godwit 875...
  • Cliffe Cafe now open

    Our neighbours at Buckland Lake Reserve have worked hard to restore the old chalk quarry for public use. The lakes have been a venue for fishing for some years now - including access for the disabled. Tamsin, Gina and Doug have now realised the...
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