Category Archives: Bird watching

Bexley RSPB Danson Park field trip report, 14th November 2017

Pochard and Little Egret were the highlights of the visit, the report of which was provided to us soon afterwards by the authors but the posting of which has been held up by computer and other issues at ‘BW’ HQ … Continue reading

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In bad weather for birding, rarely recorded Treecreeper is highlight of Bexley RSPB meeting at Lamorbey

Poor visibility hampered viewing at Bexley RSPB’s meeting at Lamorbey Park on 26th October, but Redwing were heard, with one eventually seen. The best sighting was of a Treecreeper, a bird only rarely recorded in the Borough.  A pdf of … Continue reading

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Bexley RSPB’s 19th September Crayford Marshes bird walk report

Avocet, Wheatear and Marsh Harrier were amongst the species seen on this well-attended Crayford Marshes bird walk organised by Bexley RSPB, a report of which appears below, thanks to leader Ralph Todd.  Download the PDF file .  

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Bexley Bird Report for 2016 – 153 species, 13,000 records, 80 contributing observers.

Bexley Wildlife is pleased to be able to publish the latest ‘Bexley Bird Report’ compiled by Ralph Todd, which covers the whole year 2016, as opposed to the previous half-yearly documents.  153 species were seen, 13,000 records were examined and … Continue reading

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RSPB Bexley Group Field Trip – River Shuttle/Bexley Park Woods – Tuesday 16th May 2017

Report from Ralph and Brenda Todd on the RSPB Bexley Group’s walk along the River Shuttle and into Bexley Park Woods on Tuesday 16th May 2017: Download the PDF file .  

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Bexley RSPB walk at Foots Cray Meadows, April 25th – report

Ralph and Brenda Todd report on a chilly April bird walk at Foots Cray Meadows. Download the PDF file .

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Report of Bexley RSPB bird walk, Lesnes Abbey Woods, March 11th 2017

Ralph and Brenda Todd report on the birds and other wildlife seen in Abbey woods at Bexley RSPB’s walk on 11th March. Comments are made about the condition of the heathland and wildflower areas, much of the credit for which … Continue reading

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Bexley RSPB visit to Crossness nature reserve, 21st Feb 2017 – report and pictures

Ralph and Brenda Todd’s report on the latest birdwalk they have led, this time at Crossness on Erith Marshes. Good variety of birds seen including, for some, glimpses of a Bearded Tit. Download the PDF file .    

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Bexley RSPB members see Cattle Egret on Rainham visit

Having the Rainham RSPB reserve just over the water from Crayford Marshes increases the prospects of rarities turning up on our side of the river. Bexley RSPB members visiting on December 17th were delighted they got to see a Cattle … Continue reading

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Bexley RSPB Foots Cray Meadows 6th December bird walk – report

Ralph and Brenda Todd report on the 6th December Bexley RSPB bird walk at Foots Cray Meadows, which attracted several members new to the group’s outdoor meetings. 28 species were seen including Little Egret, Kingfisher and Gadwall.  Download the PDF … Continue reading

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