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  • Blog Post: Keep an eye out for kestrels

    Hi everyone, One of our usual breeding birds is the kestrel . We get great views of these fabulous birds of prey as they usually breed in one of the boxes that we have onsite - either on the pylon at the Kingfisher hide, by the car park, or maybe even in one of the owl boxes seen from the Draper hide...
  • Blog Post: Today's highlights - Monday 7 May 2012

    Afternoon everyone, How are you? Happy Bank Holiday Monday! Just thought I would let you know some of the wildlife highlights of the day... The kingfishers have been showing nicely today. The Gadwall hide the pair have been quite active, it seems they have decided on a hole, and are doing...
  • Blog Post: Kingfisher and kestrel update - 5 May 2012

    Hello everyone, I hope that you are well. Just wanted to give you an update about the going's on! We're getting great views of the kingfishers ! At the Gadwall hide the pair have been quite active, exploring the bank, and they were seen mating yesterday, so fingers crossed! ...
  • Blog Post: Kestrels

    Hi everyone, On Friday 1 July the kestrels (that were nesting in the box on the pylon that is in the car park) fledged. I can add pictures back onto the blog again so I wanted to show you some of the pictures! Over the weekend of 9 and 10 July I took a couple of pictures to show you. The young...
  • Blog Post: Today's highlights - Thurs 26 July 2012

    Morning! How are you all today? Enjoying the sun shine? Remember to drink lots of water and make sure you've got suncream on! I thought I would share some of the wildlife highlights for the day! There was at least 50 lapwings , 2 green sandpiper , little egret , common tern , and loads...
  • Blog Post: Kestrels (13 May 2012)

    Morning everyone, How are you? Over at the Kingfisher hide there are a few things... the kingfishers are still feeding young, but don't just look for kingfishers! There is quite a lot around! It's a good place for little birds blue tits (there is a pair nesting in the kingfisher bank...
  • Blog Post: Kestrels - June 2012

    Hi everyone, How are you? Over the last week the kestrels up at the Kingfisher hide have been showing off amazingly! Andy, one of our Roving Reserve Guides, even told me that over the weekend of Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June the kestrels were even out shining the kingfishers! Over...
  • Blog Post: Recent Sightings - 30 June 2012

    Good morning, I hope that you are all well. I thought I would let you know all the different wildlife that we have seen over the past few days at Rye Meads. Draper hide: Lapwing, green sandpiper, oystercatchers , little grebe (keep an eye out as there is a pair with the smallest chicks quite...