South Essex

South Essex

South Essex
A landscape of wetlands and marshes nestled along the Thames Estuary.
Latest blog posts
  • Giving Nature a Home in the South Essex Wildlife Garden - July 2013

    July has been a busy month for the South Essex Wildlife Garden volunteers with weeding galore as the plants begin to shoot up and create a wild jungle for us to try and tame. At least a little anyway. The bird feeders have been well visited as always...
  • It's nearly Big Wild Sleepout Time

    Woohoo! The Big Wild Sleepout is nearly here and we are mega excited about being able to sleepout on one of our nature reserves. It's a rare opportunity for the staff and volunteers of RSPB South Essex to see West Canvey Marsh at night time and even...
  • All Important Water

    Spring sort of passed us by at South Essex, one minute it was chilly the next we were in a heat wave! Thus, water levels on site have been dropping dramatically across the South Essex reserves. This is partly deliberate as we aim to dry out certain sites...
  • Five easy things you can do to Give Nature a Home

    1. Grow nectar and pollen-rich flowers as food for bees, butterflies and moths. If you don't have a garden then a window box will be just as good. Leave the dead stems of flowers in the autumn to provide a safe-haven to over-winter in Crocus...
  • 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
Latest photos
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Little Egret

Taken from the green centre hide Wat Tyler
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Bearded tit in the sun

summers nearly here and the bearded tits are enjoying the warmth, Green centre hide Wat Tyler
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Marsh Harrier fly by

from green centre hide Wat Tyler
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Marsh Harrier

it's tail has been attacked by 4 Crows
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Carp

In from of Wat Tyler green centre hide
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Dunnock

A happy Dunnock singing to the November sun, West Canvey Marsh
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Bearded Tits

Juvenile Bearded Tits like leaves on a tree
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Bearded Tit

Juvenile Bearded Tit ,Scape hide South Essex
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Common Lizard by David Lee

Common Lizard on Bowers Marsh by David Lee
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Corn Bunting by David Lee

Corn Bunting on Bowers Marsh by David Lee
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Greylag Geese Bowers Marsh

Greylag geese flying home for Christmas
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Corn Bunting Bower Mash

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