Archive of: Barry Yates

  • Another Ruin

    Another Ruin

    On the shore at Rye Harbour sits a ruin we call Gasson’s Ruin

  • Pallid Swift

    Pallid Swift

    On 16th November Rye Harbour Nature Reserve had a visit from a very lucky bird, a Pallid Swift.

  • Rye Harbour November Dawn

    Rye Harbour November Dawn

    On 6th November the morning forecast looked good for a dawn with cloud and sun - it turned out to be the best sunrise I have ever seen!

  • Marshmallow at Rye Harbour

    Marshmallow at Rye Harbour

    We recently told our story of Marshmallow plants and its moth to Charlotte Smith on BBC Countryfile and we collected and then spread this year’s seed at Castle Water

  • Destination Sussex - bird migration

    Destination Sussex - bird migration

    Our Sussex birds are not ours. We share them with places thousands of miles away. Sussex is part of an international network of places that need wildlife sites to be maintained and not developed.

  • Black Poplars

    Black Poplars

    Back in 2003 we collected some saplings of Sussex Black Poplar from Wakehurst Place and with our team of volunteers planted them out at Castle Water.

  • An evening at Castle Water

    An evening at Castle Water

    The evening is my favourite time for watching wildlife, it usually offers a special experience. I’d like to share last evening with you with these five short videos.

  • Blackberry Bushes

    Blackberry Bushes

    ​The Blackberry or Bramble is a member of the rose family and it is a great habitat for birds, insects and spiders - not forgetting it that it produces delicious, juicy, black berries in August and September.

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