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Spring Bird Arrivals in Rye Bay

Spring Bird Arrivals in Rye Bay

​The birdwatchers around Rye have been looking more at their local birds this year. So we thought it would be interesting to log the arrival of birds as they travel north

 
Discovery Centre - handover from Baxall and other news

Discovery Centre - handover from Baxall and other news

Update about the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre

 
Meet our staff - Barry Yates

Meet our staff - Barry Yates

Tilly Hopkins talks to Barry Yates about his life and work at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

 
March 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife

March 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife

Despite the often cold weather during March, there were definitely signs of spring in the air at Rye Harbour.

 
WeBS Counts

WeBS Counts

The Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) monitors numbers of non-breeding waterfowl in the UK.

 
Beaks in Action

Beaks in Action

Beak and bill are names for the same hard, pointed part of a bird’s mouth

 
Antisocial behaviour on nature reserves - how you can help

Antisocial behaviour on nature reserves - how you can help

As the country begins to look forward to a time when we emerge from lockdown, we would like to draw your attention to ongoing issues we are aware of affecting some our nature reserves.

 
A closer look at Frogbit

A closer look at Frogbit

Frogbit is a floating plant of freshwater. Its leaves look like a tiny water lily, but the flowers have just three delicate white petals.

 
Winter Bats

Winter Bats

​In our effort to identify and understand the wildlife that lives in Sussex, bats have always been tricky to identify

 
February 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

February 2021 - Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Sightings

One of the bird highlights during February (certainly for me) was a Jack Snipe on Harbour Farm on the 23rd.

 

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