Friends of the Forest Nightjar Walk – 29th June 2017

Around 25 members from Friends of the Forest joined members of the Ashdown Bird Group for a Nightjar walk at 8:30pm in Long car park. Once confident everyone had arrived we set out walking down the Airstrip and then turning left and walking through the wooded area to the left of the Airstrip. In this area we heard and saw Tree Pipit and a male Stonechat, further along Chiffchaff and Redstart were heard (more…)

ABG Trip Report – RSPB Dungeness – 24th June 2017

In not the best of conditions, Martin Jeffree, Bob and Judy Johnson , Al Nottage  and Sue Phillips, met at the visitor centre.

Whitethroat and reed bunting had been seen along the entrance track and egyyptian goose earlier at Scotney Pit.  From the car park, chaffinch were on the feeders, then a couple of linnet and a pied wagtail went over.

Since we early and the visitor centre was yet to open, (more…)