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November 2013

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Spoonbill spotted at Cuckmere Valley

Spoonbill spotted at Cuckmere Valley

The spoonbill was spotted on the mudbank on the west side of the river going down to the sea from the Golden Galleon about 2 o'clock. Map Ref. TV516984

Malcolm reported that it just stood there for a while and then started feeding in the water, but soon flew off towards Seaford.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Eastbourne & District RSPB Local Group Welcome Claire Caddick

Eastbourne & District RSPB Local Group Welcome Claire Caddick

We are fortunate to have found a new publicity officer for our group, following the untimely loss of our press officer Terry Parris. Claire Caddick has already contributed trip reports and designed publicity posters for the group. In addition she has helped out at indoor meetings, outside events and with pin badge sales. Claire has participated in local walks and reserve visits, making new friends and learning from the experienced nature guides around her.

Sunday, 10 November 2013

Eastbourne & District RSPB Local Group Welcome Neil Greenaway.

Eastbourne & District RSPB Local Group Welcome Neil Greenaway.

We welcome Neil Greenaway to our group. Neil has already become active as a guide and bird identifier on our reserve visits. He thus joins Sedley Underdown and Peter Denyer in leading these walks, and further strengthens the group's expertise in bird recognition. Neil has more than 20 years experience with Sussex Ornithological Society including survey work and practical conservation.