Northward Hill

Northward Hill

Northward Hill
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Latest blog posts
  • Swifts, swiftly gone

    A few blogs ago I was writing about how short a period some of our summer migrants are with us on the reserve. Now as I haven't seen a Swift overhead at Northward Hill or Cliffe Pools for about 2/3 weeks I can safely say most have left to begin their...
  • Gravesend Local Group visit to Cliffe Pools.

    Group Visit to Cliffe Pools Posted: 23 Aug 2016 02:13 PM PDT We knew that the black-winged stilts and the mediterranean gulls would have already left their breedings sites at Cliffe but Sally counted about 30 little egrets loafing around the...
  • RSPB Medway Local Group

    I am pleased to announce the RSPB Medway Local Group held a Bootfair at Greenfields site in St Anthonys' Way in Strood and raised £124.00, so we thank all the MLG members who kindly donated the goods to sell. We will not be holding another Bootfair...
  • Big Wild Sleep Out

    I can't believe it's nearly a week since the B.W.S.O.! And what another success it was, this annual event at Northward Hill RSPB Reserve just goes from strength to strength, making it not only one of the best in the South-East, but possibly the...
  • Entomology and Etymology

    The first one is the study of insects and the second the study of words, both similar words and so I decided to bring the two together and look at the origin of some common nature names, like caterpillar, butterfly, hoverfly and Crane flies, Some are...
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