Archive of: April, 2016

  • Kites and Cakes on our Raptor Course

    15 April 2016

    Kites and Cakes on our Raptor Course

    Sarah Quantrill reports from our recent ‘Beginners Guide to Raptors’ course.

     
  • Bamboozled by camera buttons? Help is at hand

    14 April 2016

    Bamboozled by camera buttons? Help is at hand

    Find out first-hand what it like to go on a Sussex Wildlife Trust photography course

     
  • Spring at Last!

    13 April 2016

    Spring at Last!

    With the arrival of spring weather at Rye Harbour I have been out and about looking for a couple of rare bee species, and yesterday I managed to find one!

     
  • Introduction to the Small Mammals of Sussex

    12 April 2016

    Introduction to the Small Mammals of Sussex

    The first of our 2016 mammal surveying courses was held at Woods Mill at the weekend.

     
  • I've waited a decade to see one of these

    12 April 2016

    I've waited a decade to see one of these

    The Trust’s ecologist was very excited to find rare longhorn beetle in Sussex.

     
  • Welcoming in the Wheatears 2016

    08 April 2016

    Welcoming in the Wheatears 2016

    Searching for some amazing migrant birds on our Southerham reserve.

     
  • 07 April 2016

    Just lookin' for a Brimstone.

    I've been working with the Heart of Sidley team and this morning headed over to Sidley to lead a children's walk in the Combe Valley looking for spring wildlife. A group of keen young naturalists met me on The Green and we headed down Glovers Lane until we left

     
  • Early Bats

    04 April 2016

    Early Bats

    After last year’s exciting discovery of a Nathusius pipistrelle bat migrating from Latvia to Rye Harbour we thought it would be interesting to monitor bats early in the year.

     
  • A Healthy Walk in The Combe Valley

    04 April 2016

    A Healthy Walk in The Combe Valley

    I joined up with a friendly group of people in Sidley today as they headed into the Combe Valley Country Park as part of their weekly health walk.Over the weekend the warmer temperatures have encouraged more butterflies, bees, hoverflies and bee-flies to appear around the county and I was hoping