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Tuesday, 31 December 2019

RSPB Medway Local Group 2019 Events Calendar

RSPB Medway Local Group 2019 Events Calendar

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

Monday, 30 September 2019

September Bird of the Month - Greenshank

September Bird of the Month - Greenshank

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...

Saturday, 31 August 2019

August Bird of the Month - Sandwich Tern

August Bird of the Month - Sandwich Tern

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...

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

July Bird of the Month - Fulmar

July Bird of the Month - Fulmar

The fulmar resembles a large gull and is a true seabird which is often seen many miles from land. It is a colonial breeder and nests on suitable cliffs, or buildings which are close to the sea. Pairs mate for life and will use the same nest site year after year. More...