Archive of: April, 2021

  • April 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife

    29 April 2021

    April 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife

    Bird highlight this month was a White-tailed Eagle which was present over the Beach Reserve on the 19th.

     
  • Stand your ground for nature

    28 April 2021

    Stand your ground for nature

    Tor Lawrence speaks out on the the dichotomy that is Nature vs Development, highlighted by Local Authorities under the expectation of meeting nationally set housing targets, versus their ability to integrate these into the landscape, whilst valuing and embedding Nature’s Recovery in one of the most nature depleted countries in the world.

     
  • Meet the (new) staff - Natasha Sharma

    28 April 2021

    Meet the (new) staff - Natasha Sharma

    We speak to new Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Communities and Wildlife Officer Natasha Sharma

     
  • Celebrating the Nature Recovery Award's First Successful Applicants!

    26 April 2021

    Celebrating the Nature Recovery Award's First Successful Applicants!

    Wilder Horsham District is delighted to offer its congratulations to the first successful applicants for the Nature Recovery Award.

     
  • Development pressure

    26 April 2021

    Development pressure

    Jess Price explains how Sussex Wildlife Trust engages proactively with the planning system

     
  • *Everything you always wanted to know about feet but were afraid to ask

    26 April 2021

    *Everything you always wanted to know about feet but were afraid to ask

    Charlotte Owen tells us some fascinating feet facts

     
  • Bird legs and feet

    25 April 2021

    Bird legs and feet

    There is such variation in the feet and legs of birds that you can sometimes recognise birds on those parts alone

     
  • Marine creatures with feet

    25 April 2021

    Marine creatures with feet

    Feet aren’t really a body part you’d associate with creatures living in an aquatic environment; most animals swim effortlessly, drift in the current, or crawl across the sea bed. However, one group of marine animals do indeed have feet, just not in the same sense that us land-lubbers have them.

     
  • Spring Bird Arrivals in Rye Bay

    25 April 2021

    Spring Bird Arrivals in Rye Bay

    ​The birdwatchers around Rye have been looking more at their local birds this year. So we thought it would be interesting to log the arrival of birds as they travel north

     
  • Bees at Castle Water

    23 April 2021

    Bees at Castle Water

    The sandy areas at the northern end of Castle Water are excellent for early bees associated with sandy habitats and over the last few years we have turned up a range of rare species

     
  • Ponies at Burton Pond

    21 April 2021

    Ponies at Burton Pond

    ​Three Exmoor Ponies will be grazing Welch’s Common at Burton and Chingford Ponds from mid-April 2021 for 4-6 weeks.

     
  • Award for Natural History

    19 April 2021

    Award for Natural History

    Do you know a young person (11 to 25) who has made an outstanding contribution to natural history in Sussex?