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RSPB Medway Local Group 2019 Events Calendar

Tuesday, 31 December 2019

View, download or print a handy pocket guide showing all our Indoor and Outdoor Events for 2019. More...

September Bird of the Month - Greenshank

Monday, 30 September 2019

The Greenshank is an elegant wader slightly larger than a Spotted Redshank, with a long, slightly upturned bill and long green legs which give the bird its name. Dark grey above and white below with head, neck and sides of the breast pale grey. In flight the wings appear uniform grey and the long white "V" up the back and pale barred tail are conspicuous. The loud, ringing "tew-tew-tew" call is often given in flight and is diagnostic. More...

August Bird of the Month - Sandwich Tern

Saturday, 31 August 2019

This is the largest of the terns that breed in Britain and Ireland, being slightly larger but slimmer than a black-headed gull. It is a very vocal tern, with a noisy, grating 'keer-ick' call. More...

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Riverside Country Park (Leader Dave Hale)

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

On a rather overcast and breezy morning I set out from the car park with nine members and guests to see what birds could be found. High water was due just before midday so I decided to head towards Copperhouse Marsh via Eastcourt Meadow. More...

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