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September Illustrated Talk by Kevin Thornton - Birding in The Southern Medway

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Kevin will be known to some of us, having been an active member of our group back in the 1980s. Medway born and bred, Kevin has always birded the estuary (giving an AGM talk many years ago on several local 'hotspots'. More...

Thursday, 2 September 2021

This is the first in a second series of monthly Zoom talks More...

Birdseye Newsletter - September 2021

Thursday, 2 September 2021

Here's our latest BirdsEye Newsletter with news and views (and a few photos too) of our members birding experiences during the last 2 months. Also walks, talks and events for next four months More...

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September Zoom Talk, RSPB Minsmere, A Home for Nature by Ian Barnthorpe

Thursday, 2 September 2021

Ian told us he would take us on a tour of the habitats, management and species of Minsmere and he didn't disappoint. He said that before being taken over by the RSPB, that section of coast was protected by tank defences installed during the second world war. Some of these are now so far out to sea they are only visible during a very low tide, true evidence of the costal erosion that has taken place over the years. Some of the tank traps are still in evidence on the dunes. The sluice was also used at that time to flood part of the land for defence, now home to swallows. More...

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