Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • Epic Catch

    Our Grey Herons are feasting on frogs at the moment although taking on two at the same is pretty special... Quite what it did with them after it flew off but I would imagine that one was able to make a bid for freedom. Top shot from Jennie Ayers...
  • Bold as brass...

    The record breeding year for Lapwing and Redshank continues and quite a few chicks are now fledging. One very bold family of four down on the Ouzel Fields have been seen regularly on the actual boardwalk with their parents getting very agitated about...
  • Art in the Purfleet Hide

    23-5-15
  • Fluffy families...

    The Dragonfly Pool Mute Swan family have moved to the MDZ and although they have lost two chicks over the last two days I suspect that things will now settle down. Both chicks have died overnight at the roost site below the Kingfisher bank and I think...
  • Pingers have pinged out

    Today was the day when Bearded Tits fledged and at least four broods have been seen over the last two days around the Dragonfly Pools and Northern Trail. Paul Hutchison got this superb shot of one of the male birds who was out collecting insects to...
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