Rye Meads

Rye Meads

Rye Meads
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Latest blog posts
  • Floods and hatchings

    Hi All A couple of updates for you today. Firstly the kingfishers have hatched their second brood, hurrah! The adults have been seen taking fish in to the nest bank today a sure sign that the eggs have hatched. Currently the fish being taken in...
  • National Insect Week 2016

    Hello All Its National Insect Week this week. To celebrate the vast array of insects that live at Rye Meads and #littlethingsthatruntheworld i thought i would share a few insect pictures with you taken here at Rye Meads. For more information...
  • National Moth Night at Rye Meads 10, 11 and 12 June 2016

    Hello All Hope you all had a great National moth night. Despite the deterioration of the weather we ran the moth trap over 3 nights and 15 visitors joined Erin and i to empty the trap at 9 am. We recorded a total of 77 species over the 3 days and hawk...
  • Sightings update 3 June 2016

    Hello All Since fledging their first brood on 24 May the kingfishers have been busy courting and mating in preparation for the second brood. They have settled on a new hole for this clutch (middle row of sand right hand end) and fingers crossed incubation...
  • Update 12 May 2016

    Hi All The last few days have seen a flurry of migrant activity here at Rye Meads. With the Draper scrape being the most popular spot with 3 common sandpipers (still 2 yesterday) 2 dunlin, little ringed plover, oystercatcher and greenshank. We also...
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