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  • Blog Post: 2015 RSPB Rainham Marshes Bird Race

    2015 RSPB Rainham Marshes Bird Race We ran this a few years ago and it generated quite a bit of interest as well as plenty of good spirit and camaraderie. So, in 2015 the Bird Race will begin again on January 1 st . If you are up for the challenge can let me know your Team name and members by the...
  • Blog Post: Why not join us for a bittern bonanza?

    During the cold months the reed beds at RSPB Dungeness provide a winter home for a handful of beautiful bitterns. Our experts know just where to look to find these elusive birds so wrap up warm and join us for a stroll round the nature trail to seek out bitterns and our other winter wildlife. We will...
  • Blog Post: Christmas and New Year Opening Times

    Andy Hay (rspb-images.com) Hi everyone, Just so you know this is our opening times over the holiday period : Christmas Eve , Wednesday 24 December - we will be closing at 2pm (including reserve, café, visitor centre, car park and main entrance road). Christmas Day , Thursday...
  • Blog Post: The Christmas Sales start early! From today in your RSPB Shop!

  • Blog Post: The Christmas Sales start early! From tomorrow in your RSPB Shop!

  • Blog Post: Christmas at Rye Meads

    Hey all! Just a quick reminder of the last few events we have running at Rye Meads this year. We're counting down to Father Christmas visiting the reserve on Saturday and Sunday, and all the other festivities that will be going on all weekend. Make sure you come down and take a break from Christmas...
  • Blog Post: It's here! The Rainham Christmas Fair!

    Morning! We're getting ready for the Christmas Fair - will we see you later (it goes onto 8pm!)? Jewellery, wood turned items, photography, art, RSPB shop items, silverware, cosmetics, book signing and more! Including a brilliant 20% off 12.75kg bags of seed! See you there!
  • Blog Post: Christmas party Sunday 14 December: CANCELLED

    Please note that the Christmas party on Sunday has been cancelled due to a lack of bookings. We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused. There will be a Christmas themed Wildlife Explorers club meeting tomorrow morning (Saturday 13 December) which will begin at 10.30am and end at Midday. The cost...
  • Blog Post: A little bit of this and a little bit of that: Ho ho!

    Good morning. Unfortunately, technical issues have been hindering us all week so recent sightings will have to wait until Sunday. However, we still have plenty of news to share with you. The main part of this post is about what was going on last week, so over to Dave Rogers, Senior Site Manager :...
  • Blog Post: Rainham's Christmas Fair!

    It's nearly here - it's TOMORROW !! The Rainham Marshes nature reserve Christmas Fair ! Don't miss out! Missing the final present or two? Drop into our mini Christmas Fair where we will have a variety of crafts and gifts including : jewellery, cards, decorations, bags, cosmetics...
  • Blog Post: Book Signing at our Christmas Fair Saturday 13 December

    On top of everything else next Saturday we shall also have Frank Watson here to sign his excellent book about the Thames Estuary... Looking forward to seeing you.... 8-12-14
  • Blog Post: Festive foray guided walk Sunday 7 December: CANCELLED

    Please note that the Festive Foray guided walk on Sunday has been cancelled due to a lack of bookings. We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused.
  • Blog Post: Otterly brilliant!

    It has been another fantastic week here at RSPB Mersehead, with clouds of geese frequently filling the sky, aerobatic flocks of lapwing, hoards of dabbling and diving ducks on the expanses of open water and busily twittering and flitting flocks of finches, tits and buntings in the fields and hedgerows...
  • Blog Post: Mammals of Essex - a book signing Saturday 29 November

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  • Blog Post: Sunrise to Sunset

    As autumn draws to a close and winter creeps ever closer there is still plenty of colour to be seen around the reserve. Sunrise at this time of year can be particularly stunning, mixtures of fiery reds, glowing oranges and mellow yellows reflecting off low sweeping clouds can make the sky seem alive...
  • Blog Post: Ynys-hir Guided Walks

    Hi, We’re offering weekly guided walks every Wednesday morning at ten o’clock. Tom, one of our interns will be pointing out some of the wildlife and explaining about the management work done on the reserve. If you are interested please ring us on: 01654 700222, to book a place. Alternatively...
  • Blog Post: Why not join us for a wonderful Winter Wildlife Walk?

    Winter Wildlife Walk Wednesday 12 November 2014 10 am to 12 pm Cost: Members £5 and non-members £6 Have you ever wondered what wildlife there is to be found at RSPB Dungeness at this time of year? The weather is finally getting colder and the winter is almost upon us. Geese, ducks and other water...
  • Blog Post: The whoopers have arrived!

    New seasons bring new wildlife delights at Baron's Haugh. Many of our winter visitors have now arrived. As the water levels in the wetlands rise after the autumn wader migration season, wildfowl that have spent the summer in the far north are starting to arrive. Compared to Greenland or Iceland,...
  • Blog Post: Crane talk & walk Saturday 1 November: More information and two places available

    Good morning. We have our annual Crane talk & walk tomorrow. The event will begin with a 45 minute talk about cranes in Britain, focusing specifically on their history here at RSPB Lakenheath Fen. We will then go for a walk of around three miles to try to see the birds "in the flesh." Although...
  • Blog Post: End of October?

    I mentioned a while ago how mild it was, and having just had a walk out on the reserve, I think it's even warmer now - and we are fast approaching November! The Discovery Day went very well last weekend and was very busy; several bank voles were found in the mammal survey traps held by the Beds...
  • Blog Post: Half term fun at Dungeness with Trick or tweet...

    Spooky spiders, batty bats, cauldrons full of potions and magic can all be found at RSPB Dungeness this half term. Come dressed in your best Halloween costumes for an afternoon of magical mayhem on either Thursday 30 or Friday 31 October from 1pm to 4pm at the RSPB Dungeness Visitor Centre. Our face...
  • Blog Post: The Birdy Bit - November 2014

    November can be one of the busiest months on the reserve as wildfowl gather on the flooded fields. Hundreds of teal, wigeon, pintail and shoveler can be joined in the evening by arriving whooper swans, their distant honks becoming louder before they hone into view in the gathering dusk to settle on the...
  • Blog Post: Give Nature a Home Discovery Day Sunday 26 October

    We are looking forward to the Discovery Day on Sunday. We have some great activities planned; the owl pellet man, Bedfordshire Natural History Society with small mammal surveys, which should give us some close views of the little beasties that we find. We have an RSPB expert on hand to give information...
  • Blog Post: Race for Wildlife 2014: Results and summary

    Good morning. I have attached the results of Sunday's Race for Wildlife below. We raised over £450 through entrance fees and over £50 from the homemade cake sale. All of this money will go directly towards our valuable work to give nature a home here at RSPB Lakenheath Fen. Thank you...
  • Blog Post: Fiendish Fun at Frampton

    There is a week of half-term holiday Halloween hi-jinks with the RSPB at their Frampton Marsh site, and they are dying to see you! Starting on Friday 24 October and running every day through the holiday, you can follow a spooktacular treasure trail around the reserve. If you are brave enough, you...