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Monday, 31 December 2018

RSPB Medway Local Group - 2018 Indoor & Outdoor Events Calendar

RSPB Medway Local Group - 2018 Indoor & Outdoor Events Calendar

View, download or print a handy pocket guide showing all our Indoor and Outdoor Events for 2018 More...

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

November Bird of the Month - Purple Sandpiper

November Bird of the Month - Purple Sandpiper

The Purple Sandpiper is a passage migrant and winter visitor to wave-washed seaweed-covered rocky coasts. It can be very tame and is often in the company of Turnstone.Few waders are so restricted by habitat as this species, which is a bird of the surf edge, groynes, piers, harbour walls and stony beaches. It searches amongst rocks for its good which comprises winkles, dog-whelks, shrimps and insects and it can swim if the tide comes in too fast! More...

Saturday, 4 August 2018

BREEDING LAPWING SURVEY RESULTS FOR ELMLEY NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE - APRIL TO JULY 2018

2018 has been a brilliant breeding season for Lapwing, Redshank and host of other ground nesting birds at Elmley. 353 pairs of lapwing managed to fledge over 467 chicks between April and July, a productivity of 1.3 chicks fledged per brood, an incredible result! More...

Saturday, 4 August 2018

The Lost Words Project - reconnecting kids in Kent with nature

The Lost Words Project - reconnecting kids in Kent with nature

A little different from our usual posts but it was felt worth sharing this initiative aimed at connecting young people across Kent with nature. Lost Words Kent is an exciting wildlife project that will help reconnect young people across Kent with nature. It is inspired by The Lost Words, a book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris who are on a mission to send a copy, along with curriculum support materials, in to every primary and Special School in Kent. More...