Archive of: Mike Russell

  • Lord of the skies

    Lord of the skies

    Most of you have seen a swift even if you are not aware that you have. Their screeching calls as they scythe through the towns and villages of Sussex are one of the sounds of summer.

  • Racing into 2016

    Racing into 2016

    Find out how many birds Mike Russell’s Team spotted on this year’s New Year Bird Race

  • Golden Spectacle at Rye Harbour

    Golden Spectacle at Rye Harbour

    Big flocks of birds doing spectacular aerial displays is always a wonder to behold; try and get out and see in Sussex this winter is the mass of golden plover down at Rye Harbour nature reserve

  • A Sussex Village and its Birds

    A Sussex Village and its Birds

    Henfield can be justly proud of this wildlife project. It is long-term and plans are already going ahead for the next survey in 2019. It is contributing a tremendous amount to our bird knowledge at a local, county and national scale as well as a giving an intimate picture of a Sussex parish and its wildlife.

  • Late summer visitor sets pulses racing

    Late summer visitor sets pulses racing

    Woods Mill is always a great place to look for wildlife, but every now and again something special turns up that sets the heart of any naturalist racing, which is what has happened this week.

  • A New Voice in the Woods Mill Spring Choir

    A New Voice in the Woods Mill Spring Choir

    A new voice has joined the avian choir at Woods Mill this past week, a Cetti’s warbler has arrived on the reserve, barking out his presence as you walk past the tangled vegetation alongside the old reedbed.