Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • Continuing a theme...

    A young Peregrine was having a whale of a time out on the pools today and was practicing his hunting skills of all the terrified wildfowl. Bob Cooper was in the right place to get some wonderful shots. You can feel the speed and adrenaline of the massed...
  • Windswept Wildfowl

    With dark clouds, howling wind and driving rain and hail it was not a great start to the day (and please do not ask me about my journey in) but the afternoon was actually rather nice, if not a bit breezy and the windblown wildfowl out on Purfleet Scrape...
  • and more Raven news from today....

    The Ravens were on the tip late afternoon and showing very well from the Concrete Barges carpark. I suspect that they are starting to settle down for the breeding season as after robbing a Great Black-backed of a huge meaty bone, the bigger male then...
  • Who hasn't seen a Kronker yet?

    Ravens are early breeders and it will not be too long before 'our' pair of these goose sized monster corvids start a new family on their breeding territory a few miles away. I would like to think that as they have become so accustomed to the marsh...
  • Ice skaters

    With ice holding the stiller waters in its cold grip for the last few days it has made interesting viewing around the woodland feeders where previously dropped seed that would have sunk in the blackness is now just sitting around waiting to eaten... ...
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