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  • Blog Post: Sightings 14th to 20th February 2015

    Bewick’s swan – 86 roosting on ARC flew off late in the mist on 16 th . Pintail – three on Burrowes pit on 20 th . Goldeneye – five females and two drakes on Burrowes pit and at ARC on 20 th . Smew – one redhead and one drake on Burrowes pit on 20 th . Goosander...
  • Blog Post: sightings 6th to 13th February 2015

    Brent goose – five on Burrowes pit on 12 th White fronted goose – one at Denge Marsh on 8 th . Pintail – on Burrowes pit on 12 th . Goldeneye – three female and one drake at ARC and Burrowes pit on 13 th . Smew – four redheads and one drake on Burrowes pit...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 24th to 29th January 2015

    Brent goose – twenty on Burrowes pit on 25 th . Pintail – forty-eight on Burrowes pit from Makepeace hide on 29 th . Goldeneye – on Burrowes and ARC pits on 29 th . Smew – eight redheads and one drake on Burrowes pit and some redheads on ARC on 29 th . Goosander...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 17th - 23rd January 2015

    Brent goose – three on Burrowes pit on 20 th . Pintail – on Burrowes pit on 19 th . Goldeneye – at Scott hide and at ARC pit on 23 rd . Smew – two redheads and one drake on Burrowes pit at Scott hide on 23 rd . Goosander – one female at ARC pit on 23 rd ....
  • Blog Post: Sightings 10th - 16th January 2015

    Brent goose – five near Boulderwall Farm on 11 th . Bean goose – three flying north on 11 th . Pintail – on Burrowes pit on 14 th . Goldeneye – on Burrowes pit and ARC on 16 th . Smew – six redheads and one drake on Burrowes pit on 16 th . Goosander –...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 3rd - 9th January 2015

    Pintail – two on Burrowes pit on 7 th . Goldeneye – four females on Burrowes pit and lots on ARC pit including three drakes on 9 th . Smew – ten redheads on Burrowes pit from Makepeace and Scott hides and one drake on Burrowes pit from Dennis’s hide and the visitor centre...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 29 December 2014 to 2 January 2015

    Barnacle goose – flock at Denge Marsh on 30 th Dec. Brent goose – one amongst geese at Denge Marsh on 29 th Dec. Pintail – one at Denge Marsh on 1 st . Goldeneye – at ARC pit on 1 st . Smew – seven redheads on Burrowes pit on 2 nd . Goosander – two...
  • Blog Post: sightings 6th to 12th December 2014

    Goldeneye – one female on ARC on 8 th . Pintail – on Burrowes pit from Scott hide on 10 th . Smew – three redheads on Burrowes pit from Scott hide on 11 th . Goosander – two male and three female from Firth hide on 10 th . Black tailed godwit – on Burrowes...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 30th November to 5th December 2014

    Bewicks swan – two in front of ARC Hanson hide on 30 th Nov. Goldeneye – on Burrowes pit on 5 th . Pintail – on Burrowes pit on 5 th . Red-crested pochard – one near Makepeace hide on 1 st . Smew - one redhead at ARC on 2 nd . Goosander – one female from the...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 19th - 29th November 2014

    White fronted goose – near Boulderwall Farm on 25 th . Goldeneye – four females on Burrowes pit on 28 th . Smew - one redhead at ARC on 28 th . Goosander – four females on Burrowes pit on 28 th Pintail – on Burrowes and ARC pits on 24 th Black-necked grebe –...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 15th - 21st November 2014

    Brent goose - 68 flying SW over Burrowes pit on 18th Goldeneye – four on ARC pit on 21 st . Smew - one redhead at the ARC pit on 21 st . Goosander – two females on Burrowes pit on 19 th . Pintail – two on Burrowes pit on 19 th . Black-necked grebe - one at Scott hide...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 8th - 14th November 2014

    Goldeneye – four females at ARC on 14 th . Smew - one redhead at the ARC on 14 th . Goosander - one on Burrowes pit on 13 th . Black-necked grebe - on Burrowes pit on 13 th . Slavonian grebe – one at ARC on 14 th . Bittern - at Denge Marsh on 13 th . Great white egret...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 1st - 7th November 2014

    Pintail – on Burrowes pit and at ARC on 5 th . Red crested pochard – female at ARC on 2 nd . Long-tailed duck – two juveniles at Scott hide on 1 st . Goldeneye – one female and one drake at ARC on 3 rd . Black-necked grebe – two on Burrowes pit and ARC on...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 23rd to 31st October 2014

    Brent goose – six in flight over Burrowes on 26 th Oct. Egyptian goose – at ARC on 30 th Oct. Pintail – at ARC on 30 th Oct. Red crested pochard – at ARC Hanson hide on 31 st Oct. Black-necked grebe – on Burrowes pit on 30 th Oct. Bittern – at...
  • Blog Post: Cattle be an Egret

    Could it be a cattle egret in amongst….the cattle? On the 1 st of October to everyone’s excitement, a cattle egret was sighted in the Boulderwall Fields in and amongst the cows (what a shocker). Since then, it has been seen every day. It isn’t the first sighting - three birds also...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 11th to 17th October

    Pintail – two on Burrowes pit on 17 th . Black-necked grebe – two on Burrowes pit at Scott hide on 17 th . Bittern – at ARC and from ramp at Hookers pits on 17 th . Great white egret – at Dennis’s hide, ARC and Denge Marsh on 17 th . Cattle egret –...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 3rd to 10th October

    Sightings over the last week: Garganey – one at ARC on 3 rd . Pintail – at ARC on 10 th . Black-necked grebe – at ARC on 9 th . Bittern – at Denge Marsh on 10 th . Great white egret – ARC and Denge Marsh on 10 th . Cattle egret – one in fields...
  • Blog Post: sightings at Dungeness

    Recent sightings at RSPB Dungeness: Garganey – one at ARC on 3 rd . Black-necked grebe – at ARC on 2 nd . Bittern – at Denge Marsh on 3 rd . Great white egret – three at Denge Marsh and one on Burrowes pit on 3 rd . Cattle egret – one in fields near...
  • Blog Post: Kart-loads of Kestrels!

    A word from Izzy - our intern and cake-baker extra-ordinaire If you’ve visited Dungeness in the last few weeks, you may have noticed higher than normal numbers of kestrels. It is possible that these are fledged juvenile birds that are looking for places to establish territories. Adults as well as juveniles...
  • Blog Post: It's goodbye from me...

    Hi everyone, I'm sad to say this is my last day working as Visitor Experience Officer at RSPB Dungeness...I'm very happy to say I am staying with the RSPB however, and will be moving to work at The Lodge as a Visitor Experience Development Officer. I'll definitely be back to visit Dungeness...
  • Blog Post: It swoops..it scores!

    Welcome to your Friday evening sightings update! I'm fresh in from a hopeful period spent in Denge Marsh hide, where I failed to catch a glimpse of an osprey that had been fishing there this afternoon. A couple of visitors got some great views of it swooping in and making off with it's meal,...
  • Blog Post: Migration guided walk Wed 10th September

    Just a quick reminder that local birder Paul Trodd will be leading an autumn migration walk tomorrow morning, Wednesday 10th September. The walk will start at 10am, so do join in if you'll be visiting the reserve, it will be a fantastic chance to get some inside knowledge on the wonderful wildlife...
  • Blog Post: Join the migration celebration

    Have you visited Dungeness to see this year's migrants yet? If not, why not kick off this year's autumn migration by joining local birder Paul Trodd for a tour of the reserve next Wednesday, 10th September. There's always something fantastic to see at Dungeness. In the past week visitors...
  • Blog Post: Your countryside needs you....

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  • Blog Post: A red-necked phalarope sort of week

    It's been the last week of the summer holidays for many, but no one has been disappointed by the spectacular show the Dungeness wildlife has put on! The final Wildlife Safari and Pond Dipping events entertained enthusiastic families today, who met medicinal leeches amongst other curious creatures...