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  • Blackcap: bird song and calls

    01 June 2022

    Blackcap: bird song and calls

    The Blackcap is regarded as one of the finest songsters within its extended family of warblers

     
  • Dunnock: bird song and calls

    01 June 2022

    Dunnock: bird song and calls

    The Dunnock is an overwhelmingly inconspicuous bird that in fact very much belies its meek and modest nature

     
  • Blackbird: bird song and calls

    01 June 2022

    Blackbird: bird song and calls

    The Blackbird is perhaps more familiar to us than any other bird, surely the species we associate most closely with our gardens

     
  • Wren: bird song and calls

    01 June 2022

    Wren: bird song and calls

    The Wren is a tiny little bird, but it packs a voice with huge punch

     
  • Chaffinch: bird song and calls

    01 June 2022

    Chaffinch: bird song and calls

    The Chaffinch, our most familiar British Finch. Perhaps surprisingly it’s the UK’s third commonest breeding bird after Wren and Robin

     
  • The Queen’s Green Canopy

    01 June 2022

    The Queen’s Green Canopy

    Ebernoe Common National Nature Reserve is part of a UK-wide network of 70 Ancient Woodlands and 70 Ancient Trees dedicated to Her Majesty in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee

     
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve sightings - May 2022

    01 June 2022

    Rye Harbour Nature Reserve sightings - May 2022

    Another super month for good birds at Rye Harbour saw at least three notable rarities on the reserve.

     
  • A short downland walk around Warren Hill

    31 May 2022

    A short downland walk around Warren Hill

    Our Eastbourne Local Group visited Warren Hill, looking for butterflies and downland flowers

     
  • Wild orchids

    30 May 2022

    Wild orchids

    Patrick Roper talks about the orchids that can be found in Sussex

     
  • Field Crickets at Burton and Chingford Ponds nature reserve

    23 May 2022

    Field Crickets at Burton and Chingford Ponds nature reserve

    A fascinating guided walk around the varied habitats of Burton and Chingford Ponds led by Reserves Ecologist Glenn Norris

     
  • The magic of hiding

    22 May 2022

    The magic of hiding

    Rye-based writer Sam Pyrah explores a game of bird hide and seek at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

     
  • Are Weasels weasily?

    22 May 2022

    Are Weasels weasily?

    We thought we’d take a look at how a few animal characteristics are perceived or understood in our language use - then think about whether or not there’s truth in those reputations - such as - are Weasels weasily?!