Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • 2015 RSPB Rainham Marshes Bird Race

    2015 RSPB Rainham Marshes Bird Race We ran this a few years ago and it generated quite a bit of interest as well as plenty of good spirit and camaraderie. So, in 2015 the Bird Race will begin again on January 1 st . If you are up for the challenge...
  • Woodland Closed Today 22/12/14

    The woodland will be closed today until the high wind conditions change. This means that there is no access to the woodland area, cordite store, and the loop round the back of the woodland. You will be able to visit the viewing platform by the cordite...
  • Check everywhere!

    Our Kingfishers at this time of year are very mobile and can be found along and over any body of water on the marsh when it is not frozen. They like the white water monitoring posts and even gates but sometimes you will catch one sitting unobtrusively...
  • Not bothered....

    We same to have acquired a fairly obliging female Kestrel along the river wall at the moment and although not quite up to the antics of 'Nelson', this one has allowed several people to get some great shots as she hovers overhead before pouncing...
  • Still bobbing... if you have the patience to find him!

    Our wee little Jack Snipe has been seen during the week and was found on Africa Island (it's obvious why when you see it!) and on the bund closest to the Purfleet Hide. Jack to the right of a chunkier Common Dumpy Jack with the open stripy...
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