Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes

Rainham Marshes
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Latest blog posts
  • 20th October Sightings

    Bittern is a very scarce bird at Rainham with a single wintering bird making occasional appearances from October to March. They are almost always seen in flight and so a bird on Aveley Pool for an hour was exceptional today... Well done to Frank and Mark...
  • Run up to the weekend

    It has been another good day out on the marsh with much the same sort of species as yesterday in beautiful clear, autumnal weather. It was most pleasant to be outside but the blue skies made finding birds migrating overhead very tricky. Woodpigeon...
  • Sightings 16-18 October

    A quick update from the last three days with some quality visible migration going on and the continued presence of our cute Cattle Egret... Thursday 18th October 2018 RSPB Rainham Marshes: m Ring Ouzel, Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 16 Grey Heron...
  • Loughton Astronomical Society's 50th Anniversary Astrofest day

    Our friends the Loughton Astronomical Society have their 50th Anniversary Astrofest day on Saturday 10th November 2018 , at the Village Hall in Theydon Bois, Essex. We wanted to let you know! Loughton Astronomical Society are fabulous, they have run...
  • Ornithological Summary September 2018

    Ornithological Summary September 2018 RSPB Rainham Marshes: September was mostly about the Thames with the marsh itself still being incredibly dry. Amongst the tern species Arctic was surprisingly the most numerous with at least 145 up river including...
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