Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • Art in the Purfleet Hide : Friends of RSPB Rainham Marshes Facebook Page Art Exhibition... from 3rd August ... for a while!

    Yesterday I hung 32 ecelectic pieces of artwork in the Purfleet Hide from followers of the FoRSPBRM FB page. What a wonderful mix of black and white and colour photography, wildlife and otherwise, poetry, fine water colour and bold oils. So if you have...
  • Some new wings on the patch...

    Despite the blustery westerly wind, we have been having a warm few days and there were some newly emerged Butterflies on the wing to be found including the first zippy Brown Argus and Common Blues of the season around the Adventure Playground. Well...
  • Surgery Required

    The huge Sallow behind the bench at the Woodland Feeders has been creaking and groaning for a while now but in recent days the base had visibly split three ways where each of the main trunks emerged. So today, my Dad and I tackled this mighty tree...
  • About a Bee...

    This quick little post is mostly about a bee that I rescued from the floor of the visitors centre on Thursday afternoon. He was very poorly and on his last legs but was still moving so I mixed up some sugar in a little warm water and encouraged him to...
  • Probing... A wonderful waderish word

    Well, it's what they do! We have been graced by some early returning Arctic waders in recent weeks and the most popular amongst them have been the Whimbrel with their stripy heads, Gonzo bills and whistled calls. Russ Sherriff had a great day yesterday...
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