Your recent sightings at Northward Hill
Your recent sightings
Moth trap yesterday morning.
Yesterday morning I was privileged to look through the specimens collected overnight with intern Marie. Here is a list and a couple of photos of highlights for me. Riband Wave, Latticed Heath, Dark Arches, Box Moth, Small Magpie, Least Carpet, Hea...Posted 18 Jul 2019 by Dr Hoo
A brilliant weekend on the Cliffe North Kent Marshes
As I say above the weekend has been a little bit special starting off on Friday with a visit to Higham Marsh to look for the Peregrine Falcons nesting on the pylon. On one were two, on another was a third, at least two looking like fully fledged...Posted 24 Jun 2019 by Dr Hoo
Sixth and final Nightingale Walk.
Yesterday evening was the last walk in this series of showing people the beauty and uniqueness of RSPB Northward Hill. There is something special about an evening walk at this time of year, the light of the setting sun across the marsh to the west...Posted 24 May 2019 by Dr Hoo
Stoat and Magpie.
Yesterday morning I saw an unusual sight as I drove off site, it the middle of the road was a Stoat attacking a Magpie as the former saw me it scuttled off in the kerbside bracken. The Magpie appeared injured on its right wing because it drooped...Posted 20 May 2019 by Dr Hoo
A chilly May afternoon at Northward Hill RSPB reserve.
The forecast for today was gloomy and cold and they were spot on, for that was exactly it! Undeterred I made my way to the car-park. It was great to see a lot of other people had felt like me and made the effort to visit the reserve. Continuing my...Posted 06 May 2019 by Dr Hoo
The first Nightingale Walk of 2019.
This evening as the title says was the first walk of the year to listen to the wonderful song of this amazing bird. Thirty of us met in the car-park at Bromhey Farm a little before 7 o'clock I gave a small talk about nightingales and their plight...Posted 18 Apr 2019 by Dr Hoo