Archive of: Wildlife

  • Avocets take off...

    Avocets take off...

    One of the highlights on the reserve in recent years has been the increase in Avocets…

  • Dragonfly Week

    Dragonfly Week

    Dragonflies: as they dart and glide across the summer skies with a bright flash of iridescent colour and a whirr of wings, it’s easy to see how these voracious aerial predators earned their name.

  • Bee Course it's fun!

    Bee Course it's fun!

    Twenty people came from far and wide over the weekend to attend a Bee Identification course at Rye Harbour run by well-known naturalist and entomologist Steven Falk.

  • Ground-nesting birds

    Ground-nesting birds

    Think of a bird’s nest and your mind will probably wander high up into the branches of a tree or hedgerow – but not all birds have such lofty ambitions

  • The beautiful demoiselle

    The beautiful demoiselle

    Easily mistaken at first glance for a fluttering butterfly, the beautiful demoiselle is now on the wing.

  • Surface Tension

    Surface Tension

    Great news as the UK’s largest spider has been found at a new site in Sussex