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Easter Fun

A family Easter egg trail is taking place at Hurst Castle from Friday 30th March to Sunday 15th April, with letters hidden around this mighty artillery fortress built by Henry VIII. Arts and crafts will also be available so children can get creative and wear their arty masterpieces home with pride.

By |March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Birdwatching Notes February 2018

Brent Goose – very good numbers; 700+ possibly more. One large flock of around 600 on Sturt Pond plus small groups across the patch.

Shelduck – 24 on the marsh west of the river. Possibly more hidden in the creeks.

Wigeon, Teal and Pintail in small numbers.

Eider – usual pair seen in Mount Lake

R B Merganser – […]

By |February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Birdwatching Notes – January 2018

Brent Goose – approx. 500 birds across the area

Shelduck – around 75 on the marsh

Wigeon – approx. 100 across the marsh

Little Egret – at least 3 in the area

Lapwing – 100+ in the area; most seen on Sturt Pond

Dunlin – 300+ in the estuary but probably more feeding in the creeks.

Ruff – 1 adult seen […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments