Archive of: Barry Yates
15 February 2021
The sound of the Curlew is distinctive and reminds me of remote parts of Britain….
29 January 2021
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.
02 January 2021
On the shore at Rye Harbour sits a ruin we call Gasson’s Ruin
01 January 2021
What a very strange and challenging year that was.
23 November 2020
On 16th November Rye Harbour Nature Reserve had a visit from a very lucky bird, a Pallid Swift.
06 November 2020
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!
25 October 2020
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
20 October 2020
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.
30 September 2020
Natural Regeneration is what has been going on with the strip of land along Rye Harbour Farm
16 September 2020
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.
11 September 2020
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.
09 September 2020
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.