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A special thanks to Sussex Wildlife TrustFriends of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve and Flag Ecology for their contribution to the funding of the new RX-wildlife website.

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4:38PM

Oystercatcher v Herring Gull

Sit in a hide at Rye Harbour for half an hour and you will probably see some fighting, bullying and even predation. At the Denny hide today a herring gull swooped down and took an oystercatcher chick but its battling parents made no difference... the herring gull won 1:0.

1:44PM

Megachile

I came across several of these rather nice solitary bees while looking for Limobius mixtus at Castle Water yesterday. My attention  was drawn to them by their high pitched buzz and striking green eyes. 

11:45AM

Mullein moth

My favourite caterpillar has to be the mullein moth, usually found feeding on the "woolly" leaves of greater mullein, but I did recently see one on water figwort.

 

3:59PM

Emperor Dragonfly

This has been on the old rx recently, this was just a try of the new site to see how it works? It's not a bad picture anyway...................................

 

2:04PM

Welcome to the new website

Welcome to the new RX-wildlife website which will be going live on 29th June 2012. The old website (which started on 2nd November 2004 and contains thousands of articles) is being archived on the 29th so please visit and bookmark this web address to continue reading the latest wildlife news from the Hastings, Rye Bay and Dungeness area.

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