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  • Blog Post: Working together for Glasgow's wildlife

    One of the exciting aspects of the Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival is that it’s brought together a whole range of different organisations. There are loads of groups and individuals across the city working with really quite similar aims, and it’s great that so many of them have been able...
  • Blog Post: Big Wild Sleepout at Rainham Marshes - book now!

    There's nothing like spending time outdoors after dark - with nocturnal creatures taking over the night shift, it's like entering another world. Most importantly, we want you to experience nature in a new and inspiring way and, of course, have a great time! From 7-9 August 2015, we're...
  • Blog Post: Aghatirourke Ramble

    Having grown up in Fermanagh, I’ve been lucky enough to experience some of the county’s most special places – from the ancient stone carvings on White Island to the magical subterranean Marble Arch Caves. But until I came to work at RSPB NI, I’d never even heard of Aghatirourke...
  • Blog Post: From dusk 'til dawn and (almost) back again event this weekend (20-21 June)

    Good afternoon. We have a selection of events planned this weekend so here is an update on what is going on: Unfortunately, the Botany, bees and butterflies walk has been CANCELLED due to a lack of bookings and the poor weather forecast during the afternoon on Saturday. The Dusk Walk is still going...
  • Blog Post: Art in the Purfleet Hide : Gary Lever 28 June - 4th July 2015

  • Blog Post: Art in the Purfleet Hide : Valerie Callen 21-27 June 2015

  • Forum Thread: Wild Food Foraging event - Saturday, 27th June 2015

  • Blog Post: Flutterby

    Sunday saw our second gig in the centre in two weeks with the delightful sound of Kate Doubleday and her band serenading a small group of guests in an intimate concert where we were immersed in tales of soaring buzzards, rolling hills, peppered dunes, flowery meadows and flying flycatchers. ...
  • Blog Post: Optics spots June 2015

    Thinking of buying binoculars or a telescope? Whether you know a bit or don't know where to start, come to the RSPB Dungeness Visitor Centre and get some hands on advice from our friendly team and have the chance to try them out. Our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers and staff will be available...
  • Blog Post: Crossbills, flycatchers and Wild History

    The spotted flycatchers have been quite difficult to pin down and see this year, but Ernest, our volunteer who fills the bird feeders, had a quick glimpse of one this morning, on his walk to the hide. This is the most regular location for them, but they aren't guaranteed to be around - as I know...
  • Blog Post: The colours of Summer

    Twenty-three years ago, when the first warden Dave Elliott, stood on the bare mud that would open to visitors just three years later, could he have imagined what an amazing home for all sorts of nature RSPB Conwy would become? "It looked like the moon," he says, describing the three million...
  • Blog Post: Art in the Purfleet Hide : Sam Shippey Art 14-20 June 2015

  • Blog Post: The Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival leaflet for 2015 has arrived

    Check out the new leaflet for the Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival 2015! The festival is a collaborative effort between RSPB Scotland, Glasgow City Council and dozens of other charities and conservation groups, community gardens, allotments, parks and organisations. We're all working together...
  • Blog Post: Wild History 'Time Explorers'

    Would you like to be a Time Explorer and discover how ancient people shaped the natural world through their crafts.? Sunday is our Wild History event day at The Lodge- from 11 am to 5am. We will be running a series of great activities and demonstrations which you can take part in and enjoy. Watch...
  • Blog Post: Insectopia

    It was a nice warm and largely sunny June day and after a fairly quiet Kids Birdwatching Club (great Hobby!) we headed back out for the Insect Afternoon amble. Plenty to see in the warm sunny spots out of the wind with quite a few hoverflies and other flies to sift through while young Dark Bush Crickets...
  • Blog Post: Volunteering as a photo journalist with the Giving Nature a Home in Glasgow project

    RSPB Scotland volunteer photographer, Louise Greenhorn, gives us an insight into life on the other side of the lens... Being a volunteer photo journalist with Glasgow's Giving Nature a Home team is such a diverse and interesting position to hold. Every event that I go along to take pictures...
  • Blog Post: Mini Fayre - Sunday 7 from 0930......

  • Blog Post: Art in the Purfleet Hide... Carim Nahaboo 7-13 June

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  • Blog Post: Important reading....Kingfishers....

    So it looks like we might be good to go again... The male bird has been cleaning out the burrow on and off all day with the female in attendance for long periods, hence the picture fest again today. I suspect that she is pretty much ready to lay the next clutch, so things could get moving quickly...
  • Blog Post: From Stornoway to the Spring Fair

    From Stornoway to Spring Fair. Phew- it was an eventful weekend at The Lodge. Saturday night saw the indie folk band Stornoway play here to over 180 visitors and fans. Stornoway are keen bird watchers and wildlife fans and huge supporters of the RSPB, so played three acoustic 'gig's at RSPB...
  • Blog Post: Results of the Big Wildlife Stocktake..

    We had a good day on Saturday doing minibeasting, pond dipping, birdwatching and generally surveying all the wildlife that lives at Rye Meads. A big thank you to all those that participated as we got some really good results and managed to ID a fair few. In the absence of experts in the field of some...
  • Blog Post: Stornoway - last night

    It was a great gig last night by Stornoway who played a magical set with the back drop of our wonderful reserve with the accompaniment of zooming Swifts and singing Wrens. The sun even broke through and the clouds dissipated, leaving us with a glorious evening and a golden sunset. If you have the...
  • Blog Post: Stornoway tonight!

    Morning everyone! How are you? I am excited to say that Stornoway will be performing sings from their new album Bonxie here tonight! Stornoway - from their Facebook page The tickets sold out really quickly ( sorry - I'm going to try and persuade them to come back! ), but you should...
  • Blog Post: Art in the Purfleet Hide : Tony O'Brien Sports Images

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  • Blog Post: binocular and telescope weekend 30-31 May 2015

    Is your scope in need of an update? Are you looking to purchase your first pair of binoculars? Or have you been itching to try out the HDX binoculars but have been too timid to ask? Then this is the event for you... Come on down to the visitor centre at RSPB Dungeness on 30 th or 31 st May...