Archive of: February, 2017

  • February 2017: Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    28 February 2017

    February 2017: Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    One of the bird highlights during February was a hen harrier which was seen at Castle Water on the 3rd. This species is a mainly winter visitor to the reserve, the summer being spent in its upland breeding habitat.

     
  • Save Our Downs

    28 February 2017

    Save Our Downs

    You can help save our Downs by writing to Eastbourne Borough Council and signing the petition.

     
  • Sheep return to Seaford Head

    27 February 2017

    Sheep return to Seaford Head

    ​Sheep are once again grazing on the western side of Seaford Head nature reserve adjacent to Seaford Head Golf Course.

     
  • Toads on the move

    24 February 2017

    Toads on the move

    Soon the great migration of common toads will begin

     
  • Magnificent mallards

    19 February 2017

    Magnificent mallards

    If you were asked to picture a duck, you’d probably think of a mallard.

     
  • Love birds

    14 February 2017

    Love birds

    Love is in the air for our garden birds as they busily prepare for the breeding season…

     
  • Brighton & Hove Mayor's Charities Walk

    13 February 2017

    Brighton & Hove Mayor's Charities Walk

    Join Brighton & Hove Mayor, Pete West, to raise money for the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and walk the boundary of our city to create a new, official, designated pathway.

     
  • Romance blossoms under the sea

    09 February 2017

    Romance blossoms under the sea

    Bonding behaviour can be observed in seahorses and it is perhaps one of the more ‘romantic’ relationships seen in animals.

     
  • New Nature & Bushcraft groups across Sussex

    09 February 2017

    New Nature & Bushcraft groups across Sussex

    Due to popular demand, Sussex Wildlife Trust is expanding its programme of monthly weekend groups for families to enjoy outdoor fun, explore and connect with the natural world across the county this spring.

     
  • Owl with attitude

    05 February 2017

    Owl with attitude

    Small, cute, but full of attitude, the little owl is one of the most commonly seen owls in the British countryside due to its habit of sitting on fence-posts

     
  • Saturday Hit Squad volunteers at Iping Common

    05 February 2017

    Saturday Hit Squad volunteers at Iping Common

    ​Lucas Dixon and his dad joined the Saturday Hit Squad at Iping Common.

     
  • Britain’s favourite nature reserve in 2016

    03 February 2017

    Britain’s favourite nature reserve in 2016

    Rye Harbour Nature Reserve was voted Britain’s favourite nature reserve in 2016 by an online poll run by Landlove magazine.