Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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  • Rainham's Mini Fair

    Don't miss our mini summer fair this Saturday ! Browse stalls in and around the Visitor Centre - including jewellery, photography and Alex's amazing Caribbean food!
  • A local wanderer?

    A couple of really good birds over the reserve this weekend with a female Red-crested Pochard on Aveley Pool being the rarest as it was actually the very first for the reserve. The Spotted Crake was seen again and a Little Stint, Hobbies and Spotted Flycatchers...
  • Autumnal ambles

    I arrived early and despite being dog tired I persuaded my tired body that a walk in the sunshine would be better than a coffee and kip. I was rewarded within just a few minutes with the buzzing ‘dzeeep’ of not one but three Tree Pipits...
  • Curious Cats

    Our summer kids events have been very well attended and yesterday two kids who had been on the craft session came back in and presented me with two distinctly different species of crafty caterpillars... As for which species of moth they will become...
  • It's a lot less bover when you hover!

    Sorry folks but been a way in sunny Cornwall..... so what did I miss? Well the Spotted Crake still seems to be making sporadic appearances, a few terns and a couple of hulking Great Skuas (I much prefer Bonxie!) came up river in the gloom on Tuesday...