Archive of: Nature Reserves 2

  • Glassworts

    Glassworts

    they are a flowering plant with what must be the smallest of flowers.

  • New family beach cleans at Rye Harbour

    New family beach cleans at Rye Harbour

    It’s good to report some positive news about the environment. Barry Yates and team at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve report that they are finding less litter on the beach, because more visitors have been taking their rubbish home with them, and some are conducting their own ‘two minute beach cleans’.

  • Nature Tots go wild in March

    Nature Tots go wild in March

    Spring is in the air and Sussex Wildlife Trust Nature Tots parent and child outdoor adventure groups are back for children aged 3-5 in Brighton, Crawley, Eastbourne, Henfield, Horsham and Rye.

  • December 2019 - Rye Harbour Wildlife

    December 2019 - Rye Harbour Wildlife

    It was good to see a Smew on the reserve this month, with a ‘redhead’ (i.e. female or immature) present on the Quarry from the 9th until the end of the month.

  • Dip into the world of dabbling ducks

    Dip into the world of dabbling ducks

    Ducks can be split into two broad groups: dabblers and divers. As the name suggests, diving ducks feed mainly by diving underwater, using their strong feet (and sometimes their wings) to swim. Dabbling ducks, however, feed predominantly at the surface, sometimes even grazing on land. Many dabblers can often be seen upending, with their heads underwater and their bums in the air.

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