Archive of: Nature Reserves 2

  • Enough fish in the sea?

    Enough fish in the sea?

    The breeding terns in Rye Bay have been struggling to maintain their breeding populations, and it’s seems to be getting worse.

  • If you build it, they will come

    If you build it, they will come

    Around four years ago, we attempted to rejuvenate one of the fields at Woods Mill​ into something less grass dominated and more meadow-like. A sign that a project like this has become really successful though is when host-specific invertebrates turn up to feed on the their food plants.

  • April 2019 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    April 2019 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

    ​This is the month of amazing changes in the natural world with birds arriving / leaving / migrating and many insects and flowers appearing. We enjoyed some exceptionally warm weather, a few April showers and lots of lovely wildlife.

  • The Warbler Factory

    The Warbler Factory

    Exciting news as Dartford Warblers holding territory in dense bramble scrub at Butcherlands

  • Nightingales

    Nightingales

    When it comes to birdsong, the nightingale is a world famous virtuoso with a voice so powerful, melodious and varied that few other species can match it.

  • Seaford Head is buzzing

    Seaford Head is buzzing

    The bees are loving the ground ivy that is thriving on the paths and rides around Hope Bottom.

  • April is the cruellest month

    April is the cruellest month

    When T.S. Eliot wrote the first words of “The Waste Land” - April is the cruellest month, many people thought it was because the life and colour of spring ….

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