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Exploring Britain's Mammals - a talk by Simon Ginnaw

Thursday, 2 December 2021

Join Simon as he takes us across the UK introducing our special mammal species and sharing their life stories. The majority of our mammals keep themselves hidden, but, and many that can seem very alien. Delve into the secret lives of our furry friends that we share many common traits. More...

St Kilda, Sailing to the Edge of the World - a Zoom talk by Sarah Frost of Naturetrek

Thursday, 4 November 2021

With its clear waters and craggy sea cliffs (including one that ranks as Europe's highest) it is not surprising that St Kilda is home to the continent's largest colony of seabirds including gannets and puffins. The islands also support species unique to St Kilda including sheep, field mice and wrens, making it a fascinating natural island environment unmatched anywhere on earth. More...

John Buckingham re-opened our talks season on 7th October

Thursday, 7 October 2021

John got the season off to a great start with his Zoom presentation on Greece and its Islands, one of the best places in Europe to observe spring migrant birds, as well as wildflowers and butterflies. More...

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Rainham Marshes RSPB Reserve - Report by Anne McGregor

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

A grey but pleasantly mild day (I thought) and there were very few people around.I think we saw almost every variety of duck we could reasonably have expected to. The stunning colours of the drakes showed up to best effect in the dull grey light as did the delicate mottling of the females. Snipe were also appreciated by the group as was the Marsh Harrier which perched so obligingly. More...

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