Archive for October 3rd, 2008

3rd October 2008, Friday

Wildlife Mosaics

mosaic-humming-bird-hawkmotMosaics have been produced by the members of ARRCC at the Memorial Care Centre, Rye.  ARRCC – Activities, Respite Rehabilitation Care Centre – a holistic approach to care and the quality of life, serving people with physical and sensory disabilities in the Rye, Hastings and Rother area. The mosaics are displayed on old groynes around Lime Kiln Cottage information centre. They show some of the special wildlife of Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, including Hummingbird Hawk-moth (right), Oystercatcher (below), and Bittern (below).

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3rd October 2008, Friday

Rye Harbour

A grim old morning at the viewpoint Castle Water but still a few highlights, 42 Little Egret left the roost, 1500 Starling roosted overnight in the nearest reed bed,  2 Kingfisher and a probable Long-eared Owl were also seen. Yesterday on the Beach Resreve a Red-breasted Merganser was reported from Ternery Pool in the afternoon, 4 Whinchat were present around the Wader pool and an Arctic Skua gave brief views at the River Mouth.