Rye Meads

Rye Meads

Rye Meads
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Latest blog posts
  • Tufted duck with nasal saddle

    Hello For those of you who noticed a female tufted duck on site a few months ago, with an green/blue bit of plastic over its beak with some lettering on. This turned out to be a nasal saddle, a version of ringing, that makes it much easier to identify...
  • Onsite bird ringing, and a grass snake!

    Thought I'd take a minute to share with you all the results of this morning's ringing event run by the Rye Meads Ringing Group . They and the group went out at 8 am today to look for autumn warblers , and were rewarded with a nice collection ...
  • A night under the stars!

    A recent sighting at Rye Meads was 50 intrepid campers who spent a night on the reserve to experience night-time nature and get into the wild and back to basics! The evening started with crafting in the classrooms as we all decorated our own lanterns...
  • Friday 14 August

    Hello Just a bit of a heads up for you. If you are planning to visit us on Friday 14 August please be aware that we will have no electricity that day while work is carried out on the line that feeds us. Unfortunately this will mean the CCTV and...
  • News of a second kingfisher brood and a few dates for your diary..

    As promised, here's the latest on our resident kingfishers and their breeding endeavours this year! On Wednesday 29th July (a week ago tomorrow) a second nest of kingfishers were seen leaving their hole in the bank first thing! Three individuals...
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