Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • Running out of steam...

    Now is the time of the Hawker with literally dozens of these aerial predatory dragonflies on the wing (at last). Migrant Hawkers are the most numerous and can be seen patrolling the ditches and hunting at height which opens them up to attack from the...
  • RSPB Rainham Marshes Mini Fair Sunday 4 September

    Stallholders around the Visitor Centre will have lots of fabulous hand made creations such as cards, jewellery, textiles photography and art along with TuiNa Massage, Jamaican food, local honey, other likeminded local charities and the return of the 'Trouble...
  • Bat & Moth Night - Friday 9 September

    Come and join us on a walk around the marshes to search for some of our nocturnal denizens. Doors will open at 6.30 pm for a 7pm start and after a short batty introduction we shall head out to explore and listen with our bat detectors for these much maligned...
  • Wader Arrival

    With water levels dropping on Aveley Pool as we move water through our sluices to keep Purfleet Scrape, it was only a matter of time before the big old pool started to attract waders and yesterday Pat Hart saw both a Little Stint and Wood Sandpiper on...
  • Making a movie with nature!

    Morning, Last week we ran a fabulous event here at the reserve for teenagers - Natural Animation! The animation was made by a number young animators using natural materials! They did an amazing job, and the results are great! We wanted to...
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