South Essex

South Essex

South Essex
A landscape of wetlands and marshes nestled along the Thames Estuary.
Latest blog posts
  • Essex Wildlife Photography Competition

    Essex Wildlife Photography Competition being hosted by the RSPB and Canvey Town Council in now open There are three age categories: under 12 years old 12 – 18 years old over 18 years old and there are some great prizes to be won! ...
  • Beautiful Bee!

    A couple of these stunning black & white bees were spotted in our wildlife garden this week. Any help identifying them would be appreciated. Cuckoo bee by David Lee
  • Buy your Christmas Cards in comfort this year!

    Join us this November for your chance to buy this years RSPB Christmas cards. Enjoy a slice of locally baked homemade cake and a hot drink as you look through a selection of seasonal RSPB goods. There will be a wide range of cards and gifts on offer...
  • Leigh Geese

    Time flys so quickly, tomorrow we will be starting the second week of our brent goose watch at Leigh-on-Sea. The event runs daily on Victoria Wharf, Old Leigh 10 am - 4 pm until Friday 22 October. Yesterday there were around 5,000 dark-bellied brent...
  • Briefly bittern!

    The bittern was seen again briefly in flight over the eastern reedbed at Vange Marsh yesterday. Also seen was a kingfisher as it flew along the creek near the screen hide and later over the reedbed. Also a green sandpiper flew from the saline lagoon and...
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