Dungeness

Dungeness

Dungeness
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  • Events at RSPB Dungeness - May/June 2015

    Events at RSPB Dungeness in May and June 2015

    To book contact RSPB Dungeness on 01797 320588 or Dungeness@rspb.org.uk

     

    Birdwatching for beginners Guided walk

    Wednesday 6th May
    10.30am – 12.30pm

    Booking essential - Adult Members £5, Adult Non-members £6

     

    Binocular and telescope demonstration weekend

    Sat 30 and Sun 31 May
    10 am – 4 pm

    Thinking of getting a pair of binoculars or a telescope - come and talk to our expert from Viking Optical 

    Free event in Visitor Centre

     

    Beginners guide to digital wildlife and outdoor photography – one day course

    being held on both 7th June 2015 and 21st June 2015

    10am to 4.30pm

    Booking essential - £60 per person

     

    Wild flower meadow restoration and bumblebee beginners course

    Sunday 28th June
    10.30am – 4.00pm

    Booking essential - £18 per person

     

  • Sightings 25th April to 1st May 2015

    Egyptian goose – six at Denge Marsh on 1st.

    Tundra bean goose – two at Denge Marsh on 30th.

    Brent goose – at Denge Marsh on 25th.

     

    Garganey – at Denge Marsh on 30th.

     

    Spoonbill – two on Burrowes pit and ARC on 29th.

    Bittern – at ARC on 1st.

    Great white egret – one at new diggings on 29th.

    Cattle egret – two at Denge Marsh on 26th.

     

    Buzzard – over ARC on 1st.

    Peregrine – over Burrowes pit on 30th.

    Hobby – two at Denge Marsh and two at ARC on 1st.

    Merlin – alongside access track on 1st.

    Osprey – flying over the visitor centre on 1st.

     

    Whimbrel – nine by access track on 1st.

    Ringed plover – one on Burrowes pit on 1st.

    Little ringed plover – three at hay fields on 28th.

    Snipe – one on reserve on 26th.

    Bar-tailed godwit – one alongside access track on 1st.

    Black-tailed godwit - on hay fields on 30th.

    Curlew – seven on 26th.

    Dunlin – two on Burrowes pit on 1st.

    Common sandpiper – two on Burrowes pit on 30th.

    Ruff – one in hay fields on 28th.

    Greenshank – two in hay fields on 30th.

     

    Common tern – eight over Burrowes pit on 29th.

    Little gull – two over Burrowes pit on 29th.

     

    Cuckoo – at ARC on 1st.

     

    Swallow – over reserve on 1st.

    Swift – over reserve on 1st.

    House martin – over ARC on 1st.

    Sand martin – over ARC on 1st.

     

    Garden warbler – one at ARC on 25th.

    Sedge warbler – around reserve on 1st.

    Whitethroat – around reserve on 1st.

    Lesser whitethroat – two between Christmas dell and Denge Marsh on 30th.

    Bullfinch – one at Christmas dell on 25th.

    Black redstart – one on 26th.

     

    Raven – two over Burrowes pit on 27th.

  • Sightings 19th - 24th April 2015

    Egyptian goose – two at Denge Marsh on 24th.

    Tundra bean goose – two at Denge Marsh on 23rd.

    Brent goose – at Denge Marsh on 21st.

     

    Garganey – at Denge Marsh on 24th.

     

    Spoonbill – Denge Marsh and over reserve on 24th.

    Bittern – booming at Denge marsh on 24th.

    Great white egret – one at new diggings on 24th.

    Cattle egret – two at Denge Marsh on 24th.

     

    Buzzard – three over Hookers pits 23rd..

    Peregrine – two over Denge Marsh on 24th.

    Hobby – two at Denge Marsh on 24th.

     

    Whimbrel – at Denge Marsh on 24th.

    Ringed plover – one on Burrowes pit on 21st.

    Little ringed plover – at Denge marsh on 20th.

    Greenshank – fifteen on Burrowes pit on 22nd.

    Snipe – four near Makepeace hide on 19th.

    Black-tailed godwit – two on Burrowes pit on 19th.

    Bar-tailed godwit – one on Burrowes pit on 21st.

    Woodcock – at ARC on 20th.

    Redshank – one on Burrowes pit on 22nd.

    Dunlin – six at ARC on 20th.

    Green sandpiper – one flying over the reserve on 19th.

    Common sandpiper – in hay fields on 22nd.

    Grey plover – one at hay fields on 20th.

     

    Sandwich tern – two over Burrowes pit on 22nd.

    Common tern – ten at Denge Marsh on 24th.

     

    Cuckoo – one at Hookers pits on 24th.

     

    Swallow – over reserve on 23rd.

    Swift – at Denge Marsh on 24th.

    House martin – over ARC on 22nd.

    Sand martin – two over Burrowes pit on 22nd.

     

    Wheatear – near Christmas dell on 21st.

    Garden warbler – one at Hookers pits on 19th.

    Sedge warbler – around reserve on 23rd.

    Whitethroat – around reserve on 23rd.

    Lesser whitethroat – at Denge Marsh and from ramp at Hookers pits on 20th.

    Yellow wagtail – one at Firth hide on 23rd.

    Tree sparrow – along start of trail from visitor centre on 19th.

     

    Jay – one at ARC on 21st.

    Raven – one at Denge Marsh on 21st.