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Polish Caspian Gull

This will be of interest to advanced gull watchers and some of the rest of us... This is a tricky ID challenge that may give you red eyes! Check the plumage of all Herring Gulls carefully and you will eventually be rewarded with a Caspian Gull. Alternatively check for colour rings (right yellow PKPK) and the hard work has been done for you... click here for photos, maps and what to look for.


2013 RX Tide Tables

You can buy your 2013 Tide Tables from Lime Kiln Cottage information centre at Rye Harbour, or download for free from the Environment Agency website. These times and height are pretty close for the whole of the RX area!


Endangered RX Species ?

A Greenpeace campaign...


Red Eyes Answered

Here are the answers to the Christmas ID challenge - click to read more. All five species will be seen in the RX area over the holiday period.

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A new species for TQ82

During the Atlas period there were no records for Egyptian Goose from square TQ82, but this afternoon there were 5 on the flooded fields at Newenden. Unfortunately they were too far away to photograph and nor were there many other birds of note. The incredible rainfall has flooded large areas of the Rother, Brede and Tillingham valleys so the birds are spread out over a wide area.