Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • About a Bee...

    This quick little post is mostly about a bee that I rescued from the floor of the visitors centre on Thursday afternoon. He was very poorly and on his last legs but was still moving so I mixed up some sugar in a little warm water and encouraged him to...
  • Probing... A wonderful waderish word

    Well, it's what they do! We have been graced by some early returning Arctic waders in recent weeks and the most popular amongst them have been the Whimbrel with their stripy heads, Gonzo bills and whistled calls. Russ Sherriff had a great day yesterday...
  • Big Wild Sleepout at Rainham Marshes - book now!

    There's nothing like spending time outdoors after dark - with nocturnal creatures taking over the night shift, it's like entering another world. Most importantly, we want you to experience nature in a new and inspiring way and, of course, have...
  • Full of Life

    The rain may of stopped for a few days and the wind has swung south westerly so at least the temperature has risen slightly. Plenty of young birds out on the marsh. Not so much Lapwings and Redshanks now with all the fledging done but bucket loads of...
  • River watching and some Garden Wildlife

    Not too bad a list for today out on the marsh and river Thames with a fair selection of waders including two Oystercatcher, 25 Black tailed Godwit, Curlew, Whimbrel, two Snipe,two Little ringed Plover, 4 Greenshank and three Dunlin. Ruth saw two Sandwich...
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