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Celebrating 130 years of the RSPB (and AGM)

Saturday, 13 July 2019

In August will be celebrating 130 years of the RSPB with a talk from Tessa Boase, author of 'Mrs Pankhurst's Purple Feather'. More...

A New National Nature Reserve - in Croydon

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

It has been announced that London will have a third National Nature Reserve, and it will be in Croydon. More...

Cuckoo perched in tree

Saturday, 29 June 2019

This was essentially the forerunner of the Big Croydon BirdWatch, with a team of 4 spending a day in and around Croydon recording birds. The rules then were slightly different as we allowed some sites outside the borough to be included; these were Beddington SF, Beddington Park and the ridge above Woldingham down to Titsey Park. I have just re-read my notes from the day and it is interesting to compare that day with our recent effort (see 'Praying for a Dry Day's Big Day'). More...

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Weekend Outing to Lea Valley - Saturday 16th February, 2019

Saturday, 23 February 2019

Eventually 10 of us met up at the car park near the picnic area by 70 Acre Lake, two having travelled by train. At least the weather was a little more promising than expected as we travelled in the murk along the M25 to the Dartford Crossing. More...

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