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A landscape of wetlands and marshes nestled along the Thames Estuary.
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  • Blog Post: Proud parents!

    At 2.30 this afternoon our first blue tit egg hatched. Come along to the RSPB Visitor Centre at Wat Tyler Country Park and see live footage on our TV screens. This is an unmissable opportunity to witness the secrets of new life arriving inside a blue tit's nestbox. New arrival photo by David...
  • Blog Post: Quick, before they fly!

    Our blue tit chicks are now 18 days old, they now look just like their parents. Blue tits tend to fledge and leave their nestbox between 18-21 days after hatching. Our blue tit parents have worked so hard raising eleven, I'll repeat that ELEVEN hungry chicks! Come along to the RSPB visitor centre...
  • Blog Post: Our new arrivals!

    This weekend our first blue tit chick hatched, we now have eleven tiny little chicks and two very devoted and I'm sure proud parents. Our visitor centre is open daily 10 am - 5 pm, come along and watch their progress in stunning live colour footage.
  • Blog Post: Last chance to see!

    Our blue tits are growing fast and will probably fledge this week. You can see them live in glorious colour on CCTV in our visitor centre at Wat Tyler Country Park.
  • Blog Post: Springwatch starts early in south Essex!

    Just like the TV show, with cameras inside nestboxes enabling us all to watch live, the trials and tribulations of our feathered friends. RSPB South Essex Marshes are enthralling all who pop in to our visitor centre. This year we have live colour footage of a pair of blue tits, who have just started...
  • Blog Post: Ah Grasshopper!

    A grasshopper warbler this afternoon 'reeling' in the north east corner of Vange Marsh . At Wat Tyler Country Park the first swift of the year was seen over the visitor centre along with 3 house martins and a male cuckoo continues to call near Holly Cottage hide. Our blue tits laid their seventh...