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Day trip to RSPB Rainham Marshes

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Rainham Marshes protects 411 hectares of ancient, low-lying grazing marsh in the Thames Estuary. Its complex of wet grassland and ditches, together with grassland and scrub, supports many breeding and wintering birds. Wildlife also includes scarce wetland plants and insects, and a key population of the nationally declining water vole. We'll be looking for ruff, greenshank, whimbrel, warblers, possible garganay, cuckoo, bearded tit, yellow wagtail, whinchat, barn owl and hobby. More...

AGM, Summer Party and talk: 'FaB Peregrines' - A London Peregrine's Year by Nathalie Mahieu

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Nathalie Mahieu is one of the volunteers from Fulham & Barnes Peregrines (FaB). Since 2007, they have kept an eye on the lives, welfare and stories of the peregrine falcons who have made Hammersmith, Fulham and Barnes their home and hunting grounds. Come and hear about peregrines in London and, in particular, the story of the Charing Cross Hospital peregrines, how the breeding pair, Charlie and Tom, and their family fared in 2017 and how they're doing this season. More...

Coach trip to Pulborough Brooks RSPB reserve, W Sussex.

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Pulborough Brooks has a great variety of habitats including wetlands, woodland, and heathland making this a haven for a wide range of wildlife. In the scrub and hedgerows we should find spring migrant birds including nightingales, blackcaps, garden warblers, whitethroats and lesser whitethroats. More...

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Coach trip to Rutland Water, May 20th

Thursday, 8 June 2017

The purpose of this trip was to see ospreys. In that we were entirely successful - it would be hard to fail at Rutland Water, particularly visiting the Lyndon Centre on the South Shore. But there is much else to see there, and this part of the reserve is much more compact, making it easier to get round. More...

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