Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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  • Woodland feeders?

    Hi everyone, How are you? I thought I would let you know a bit of behind the scenes stuff! A lot of work is completed by our fabulous wardening team - a reserve requires a lot of work to make it a good place for wildlife. We can't just get bits...
  • Surprising reveal

    Clouded Yellows are tradtionally a late summer butterfly and may even be seen on the wing into October. We have had several along the river wall and most people have caught up with them on sunny days. Tony Orwell went one better on Tuesday when he not...
  • Hawkers for breakfast, lunch and dinner

    The Hobbies are making short work of the huge number of Migrant Hawkers out on the reserve at the moment with up to ten being seen in recent days. They are true aerial masters and a joy to watch... John Lane got some awesome shots the other day and...
  • Here to stay....

    Willow Emerald damselflies were showing very well at the Troll Bridge yesterday. In fact, Jerry Hoare saw three at once! Here's a compilation of clips by Jerry of a male perched on various Branched Burr-reed leaves, a pair in tandem laying eggs...
  • Art in the Purfleet Hide : Richard Allen 20 September - 5 October

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