Saturday, 17 November 2018

Monday 5th November to Saturday 17th November

Aviva Community Fund

Please vote for us in the Aviva Community Fund to help us raise £1,000 to buy BioBlitz equipment.




2019 Calendars

The Tice's Meadow Nature Reserve 2019 calendars are now available to pre-order. Full details here.





Christmas Cards

We now have Tice’s Meadow Christmas Cards for sale. £5 for a pack of 10. All profits go towards our work on site. Please email us for details.






Monday 5th November


No reports.

Tuesday 6th November


(c) Richard Seargent - Herb Robert
(c) Richard Seargent - Wood Avens


Wednesday 7th November

No reports.


Thursday 8th November

Andy Little: a Barn Owl.

Peter Brown: a Pochard, a Little Grebe, 2 Buzzard, a Red Kite & a Kestrel.


Friday 9th November

(c) Susan Renaud - Autumnal Colour
(c) Susan Renaud - Autumnal Colour
(c) Susan Renaud - Autumnal Colour


Saturday 10th November

Trevor Birkett: 2 Green Sandpiper.

Huge thank you to the 11 volunteers who braved the rain to attend our work party this morning. We cut and piled a decent amount of willow in the reed beds, and also installed the ground drain for our new shelter.


(c) Mark Elsoffer - Well Deserved Tea Break
(c) Mark Elsoffer - The Drain
(c) Mark Elsoffer - Dave Working Hard


Sunday 11th November

John Hunt: 72 Lapwing, 32 Teal, 25 Wigeon, 7 Shoveler, 2 Pochard , 82 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 75 Black-headed Gull, 55 Herring Gull, 11 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 9 Meadow Pipit , 19 Collared Dove, a Red Kite, a Buzzard & a Kestrel.

(c) John Hunt - Common Darter
(c) John Hunt - Stock Dove
(c) John Hunt - The Meadow


Monday 12th November

(c) Gillian Stokes - Bullfinch


Tuesday 13th November

No reports.


Wednesday 14th November

Richard Horton: a Dartford Warbler.

R Jackson: a Great White Egret.

This is only the 9th recorded sighting of Dartford Warbler on site, and the 2nd this year.

This is only the 7th recorded sighting of Great White Egret on site, and the 3rd in the past 17 days.


Thursday 15th November

Richard Horton: a Yellow-legged Gull.

Mark Elsoffer: a Pochard, 3 Stonechat, a Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, a Red Kite, a Sparrowhawk & a Peregrine.

Yellow-legged Gull is the 133rd species of bird recorded on site this year.

Richard Horton & Leonard Winchcombe have been busy over the past 2 days cladding the door end of our new shelter.

(c) Mark Elsoffer - Lord Len Applies the Finishing Touches


Friday 16th November

Richard Horton: 6 Dunlin & a Golden Plover.

Richard Seargent: a Green Sandpiper & 2 Redshank.

Andy Little lead a work party of 5 volunteers this morning clearing willow from the Silt Ponds.

(c) Gillian Stokes - Golden Plover


Saturday 17th November

Mark Elsoffer: 2 Stonechat, a Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, a Red Kite & a Sparrowhawk.



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