Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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  • Bob probe, bob probe...

    And that is how the our Jack Snipe was feeding on both occasions we saw it this week. Bob, bob, bob, .... probe, probe probe. All the time those big high set eyes keeping a watch on the skies above for any danger. Here it is with a slightly...
  • Mammals of Essex - a book signing tomorrow!

  • Rat Family

    We have always had Brown Rats around our feeders and this year is no exception and an energetic extended family party have been helping to clear up around both the centre and woodland feeders. So, no moaning about 'oribble disgusting rats........
  • Little bursts of song

    Skylarks are undoubtedly one of the finest and most loved of our avian songsters and on nicer days during the winter the odd bird will be tempted into song above the fields. On those days it is not about territory (it may not even be a British bird but...
  • Suspicions of an Eastern Accent

    Russ Sherriff took these great shots of this interesting looking Chiffchaff on Monday as it fed in the reeds by the Purfleet Hide on Monday. I reckon that there is a good chance that this is one of the eastern forms aka a Siberian Chiffchaff . The...
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