Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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  • Roll up ... roll up... get your conserves and chutneys 'ere!

    We now have our own organic jams and chutneys in the shop to go with the delicious coffee that arrived a week ago! They are £3.50 a jar and all proceeds come to the RSPB... I have sampled the coffee and the strawberry jam and can confirm that...
  • Emperor and Empress

    Laurie and Val Bigg stumbled across a pair of mating Emperor moths this afternoon near the brambles just past the Shooting Butts Hide. Coming so soon after the huge female that I caught on Friday night, it is a good sign that we will soon be finding...
  • Almost there I reckon...

    We are still hopeful that our pair of Kingfishers that are nesting outside the Marshland Discovery Zone are still incubating. The signs are good and Tom Bell has been a star in keeping an eye on these special birds. He has spent every available day...
  • A flurry of blanc derrieres!

    I like Wheaters. .. still have not seen a good one this year and therefore a bit jealous of the five birds along the river wall this morning! The males are so dapper in their bandit masks and apricot flushes with bold upright postures. Hopefully they...
  • Still reeling away

    The Grasshopper Warbler has been reeling again on and off today and a second bird has also been heard down by the turnstile gate up onto the river wall. This is another traditional spot for this elusive species so may be worth a bit of time to see if...
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