Archive of: January, 2021

  • How many species?

    How many species?

    At this time of year most plants and bugs aren’t out and about yet so Ecologist Glenn Norris uses this time to check what everybody has been seeing on our reserves

  • A Year at Rye Harbour talk - Answers

    A Year at Rye Harbour talk - Answers

    During the Sussex Wildlife Trust webinar on 28th January - A Year at Rye Harbour - there were many questions and we only had chance to answer a few after the talk, so here we try to answer them all.

  • Rampion 2 Consultation

    Rampion 2 Consultation

    An informal consultation on plans to expand the Rampion Offshore Windfarm off the Sussex coast has been launched. This initial consultation closes on 11th February 2021.

  • Window on Wildlife: garden birds

    Window on Wildlife: garden birds

    The uplifting role that wildlife plays in our lives has become more vital than ever. We’re in the middle of winter, but there are plenty of birds to be seen. This guide will help you identify some of the feathered friends you’re most likely to see - and hear - from home.

  • In the night garden with Daryl Peters

    In the night garden with Daryl Peters

    Daryl Peters has been a contributor to the Nature Table Facebook group for long time. Recently he has taken up a new technique for capturing wildlife at night in his garden

  • What can be found on the strandline #5 Eggs

    What can be found on the strandline #5 Eggs

    Mermaid’s purses are not the only egg cases that can be found in the strandline. Common whelk (Buccinum undatum) egg cases are also a fairly common sight. They are a mass of small spongy balls that could indeed be confused for sponges. In the past, sailors did actually use them as wash balls! The first whelks to hatch are cannibalistic and will eat their still developing siblings to give themselves a burst of energy to help them survive in the open ocean.

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