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Warbler hide - closed
Hi everyone, How are you? Just so you know the Warbler hide is closed for now. The ramp needs some love and attention and we will have it open as soon as we can. The path up to the hide is still open so you can still walk along that path to try and spot warblers!
13 Sep 2012
10th Birthday Bash - fledging, stands, stalls, best frocks and The Urban Birder
Morning all How are you? So I posted a couple of pictures I took over our 10th Birthday Bash, but I thought I would give you a few more pictures and tell you all that happened over the weekend! So the exciting news was that the baby kingfishers at the Kingfisher hide fledged that morning...
11 Sep 2012
Holiday fun at Rye Meads - a blog by Lucy
Hi everyone. Here is a blog from one of Rye Meads' volunteers, Lucy! She wanted to tell you about the holiday activities that we run at Rye Meads: Hi! My name is Lucy. I first came to Rye Meads with my Mum and little sister. We saw a poster about an event over the school holidays: the Wacky...
2 Sep 2012
The first of the common terns and behind the scenes
Morning everyone! How are you today? I wanted to share with you some exciting news! The first of the seasons common terns have been spotted sitting on the rafts! Common terns nest on the specially designed and built rafts at the reserve. The rafts were designed and built at the reserve...
24 Apr 2012
Whats about - 18 April
Hi everyone, How are you today? I thought I would let you know what has been about recently.... Do you remember the Love Passage Waders Challenge ? Well it is still going ahead, and we need you! This is a competition between RSPB reserves to see who can spot the greatest range of passage...
18 Apr 2012
Behind the scenes - management work in January
Morning everyone, I hope that you are well. I just wanted to let you know what has been going on behind the scenes at the reserve, management wise! Here at Rye Meads we have a great team of volunteers that go outside and keep the reserve looking great - we call these our management team. All the...
14 Jan 2012
Behind the Scenes - autumn/ winter stuff
Afternoon everyone! I hope that you are well. What have you all been upto today? It's been quite quiet so far today, I think everyone is doing some Christmas shopping (if you are stuck for presents for those hard to buy for people - have you considered RSPB membership , but remember to come...
17 Dec 2011
The People of Rye Meads - Dave Crew
Good morning everyone. I hope you are all well. So, welcome to the next " People at Rye Meads " blog post! You know, there is more to a nature reserve than just the nature! There are just under 100 volunteers and staff that keep this fantastic nature reserve in shape! So this is where you...
30 Oct 2011
The start of something (that will be) wonderful...
This afternoon two of our volunteers (Keith and Tom) started something, I 'helped' too by saying helpful motivational things (like "you don't want to put that there" or "thats not level" teehee) They have made the base of a wildlife 'feature' in the garden....
23 Oct 2011
Afternoon all! How are you? I hope you are enjoying this lovely day. Last week we released about a thousand rudd into one of the lagoons. We added them to increase the number of fish on site for the fish eating birds, especially the wintering bitterns. Picture by Keith Bedford This is...
23 Oct 2011
VIP Kingfisher Experience
Afternoon all, I know kingfishers are something that we all love to see. So I wanted to let all of you lovely bloggy people of something new that we are planning here at Rye Meads! Picture by Peter Hewitt RSPB members we love you! You make sure that the RSPB's work continues, so this opportunity...
6 Sep 2011
The People at Rye Meads - Joan
Afternoon everyone. I hope you are all well. So, welcome to the first "People at Rye Meads" blog post! You know, there is more to a nature reserve than just the nature! There are about 100 volunteers and staff that keep this fantastic nature reserve in shape! So this is where you come to...
19 Feb 2011
Behind the Scenes - winter
Hello everyone, and welcome to the first of a new series of blogs called " Behind the Scenes ". A lot of work goes into looking after nature reserves to keep them good for wildlife, and good for us to see wildlife. We don't just leave the reserve and let things happen; it takes a...
23 Jan 2011
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