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Nice weather for ducks!
What a beautiful day. Lots of people have taken advantage of the fine weather and have come to Rye Meads. Today's highlights include resplendent teal in the sunshine, 15 snipe from the Tern hide, bittern and red kite flying over, bird song galore! Try our new Cafe Lite. Have some coffee or orange...
16 Feb 2013
Hi everyone. There have been some really great birds today, despite all the water being frozen. A bittern was seen flying from the Tern hide to the Ashby hide around lunch time. This morning a female bullfinch was hanging round outside the back of the centre. Lots of fieldfares around. But the highlight...
25 Jan 2013
Reserve closed Sunday 20 January 2013
Hi everyone, Just to let you know that the reserve (including the car park) will be closed on Sunday 20 January . We are very sorry for any inconvenience, but due to weather conditions it would be too dangerous. We may cancel the stargazing event due to the weather as well, if you are interested...
19 Jan 2013
Tomorrow's WEx Club - Saturday 19 January 2013
Unfortunately due to the snowy conditions we have decided to cancel tomorrow's Wildlife Explorer's Club . We are planning to re-schedule - so keep an eye out! Please be careful everyone - it's meant to be very snowy, so we decided to cancel the club as we don't want anyone trying...
18 Jan 2013
Education data entry volunteer required
Can you spare a minimum of a half day every fortnight to enter data on our Education database? Full training given—you just need basic computer skills For further information please contact Caroline Caroline.firstname.lastname@example.org
23 Nov 2012
Wildlife highlights for yesterday - 17 September 2012
Good morning! How are you today? Just a quick post about some of the wildlife highlights for yesterday. We had some lovely views of hobby flying over the Draper hide hunting dragonflies The garganey is back at the Tern hide. Keep an eye out at the Tern hide you never know...
18 Sep 2012
Well done Amelie!
Morning all, How are you? I just wanted to tell you about one of our lovely young Wildlife Explorers members Amelie! Amelie comes along to all out Wildlife Explorer Club meetings - it's a club for children aged between 6-11 to explore nature and have fun! We meet once a month and do loads of...
16 Sep 2012
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
Wildlife highlights for today: Thursday 13 September
Good afternoon everyone, how are you? Just wanted to do a quick up date about some of the wildlife highlights that have been about today... We've had brilliant views of: teal , shoveler , tufted duck , mallard , gadwall , mute swan , Canada geese , grey heron , cormorant , little grebe ...
13 Sep 2012
A visit to Rye Meads
Rye Meads Check out my article and pictures from my visit to Rye Meads on Bank Holiday Monday (27/08/2012): http://shutterplanet.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/a-visit-to-rye-meads.html This is a nice and secluded RSPB reserve north of London and well connected by rail and roads. Rye meads is very close...
28 Aug 2012
Alice with lunch
19 Jun 2012
Brave or desperate!!
An injured animal scavanging under the feeding station right outside the visitor centre at Rye Meads. I've never been so close to a fox.
20 Nov 2011
Hello All, We had a nice walk around the reserve on Tuesday . A few photos below. One very pugnacious Swan A more mellifluous tone Heron Little Grebe looking for something !. Common Darter And finally a Swan in Flight Look forward to the next visit but in...
17 Sep 2011
Image taken at the King Fisher hide
4 Sep 2011
Brown Hawker reflects
26 Aug 2011
RM: Visit 12th July.
A very cloudy day! There were rumours of a Kingfisher fledging day today, which is why I decided to go. Today was not the day. A total of 39 species seen today, highlights - Kingfisher of course A welcome return of the Great Crested Grebe Little Grebe with chicks Grey Heron lying in wait for Coot...
12 Jul 2011
Black-tailed Godwit taken from the Draper hide on 25th June.
25 Jun 2011
Another effortless launch
14 Sep 2010
A bird in the hand
12 Sep 2010
Kingfishers are upon one of my favourite bird but i've only ever seen one twice (one surprisingly on the boat bit at Longleat) and so it's always been on my mind "when is the best time to see a Kingfisher?" Is now the best time or has the best time been and gone? And I am also planning...
2 Sep 2010
Image taken earlier this year at rye meads
30 Jul 2010
Re: Kingfishers at Rye Meads
Hi to all I'm in Scotland at the moment and had a lovely afternoon out yesterday, walking along a river. I was lucky to see a kingfisher whizz past, back and forth, FIVE times (over the course of four hours). I'm pretty sure it was just ONE bird, but hey, what do I know?! Incidentally, after...
17 Apr 2010
This is a picture of the bittern (wow!) at Rye Meads. This was taken at the Kingfisher hide on Saturday 13 March by a visitor Peter Hewitt.
29 Mar 2010
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