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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
10th Birthday Bash - fledging, stands, stalls, best frocks and The Urban Birder
Morning all How are you? So I posted a couple of pictures I took over our 10th Birthday Bash, but I thought I would give you a few more pictures and tell you all that happened over the weekend! So the exciting news was that the baby kingfishers at the Kingfisher hide fledged that morning...
11 Sep 2012
VIP Kingfisher Experience - 26 August 2012
If you would like the amazing opportunity to see kingfishers (and all the other lovely wildlife at the reserve) before our opening times have a read of this: Great shot by Malcolm Housden Rye Meads nature reserve is opening early for 10 lucky pe ople on Sunday 26 August from 7-10 am (although you...
20 Aug 2012
Today's highlights - 4 July 2012
Hello everyone! how are you? I've just been over to have a look at Draper hide to see what wildlife is about... There are two black-tailed godwits , two green sandpipers , two lapwing , two little egrets , a teal , gadwall , pochard , mallard , tufted duck , coot , moorhen , black headed...
4 Jul 2012
Kingfishers have hatched (28 June 2012) and a VIP Kingfisher Experience
Good afternoon, How are you? I'm very excited to tell you that the kingfishers at the Kingfisher hide have hatched ! The adults were spotted taking fish into the bank! It's a good time to see the kingfishers as the adults will be in and out of the bank every few minutes taking the hungry...
28 Jun 2012
Kestrels - June 2012
Hi everyone, How are you? Over the last week the kestrels up at the Kingfisher hide have been showing off amazingly! Andy, one of our Roving Reserve Guides, even told me that over the weekend of Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June the kestrels were even out shining the kingfishers! Over...
22 Jun 2012
Kingfisher update - 21 June 2012
Hi all, Just thought I would let you know about the kingfishers - as I know that is what everybody like to see! Well, the pair at the Gadwall hide are still feeding young, we have had lovely views recently. Keep an eyey out as they have been investigating other holes - so they could be getting...
21 Jun 2012
Kingfisher update - 11 June 2012
Morning all, How are you? Quick update on the two pairs of kingfishers! Lovely picture of one of the Rye Meads kingfishers by Peter Hewitt The pair at the Gadwall hide are feeding young still, although over the weekend they were investigating lots of the other holes in the bank - so perhaps...
11 Jun 2012
Kingfishers hatched at Gadwall hide - June 2012
Afternoon, I'm very happy to announce that the kingfishers at the Gadwall hide are taking fish into the bank , which means that the young have hatched ! We thought they might have hatched earlier in the week but we hadn't managed to see the adults taking fish into the bank, we have today...
4 Jun 2012
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