The Autumn colours were in full force at Kings Dyke with vibrant reds provided by a male Lesser Redpoll and a few remaining common darters. Yellows and oranges were represented by the many tree’s starting to shed their leaves. With Winter on its way the reed warblers and Swifts fled the reserve in search of […]
The Wasp Spider (Argiope bruennichi) was first spotted near the pond dipping platform on Saturday 25th August 2018, by member George Walthew. This is a new addition to the reserve’s species list. This species of spider is known to live predominantly along the south coast of England, although they are now establishing in habitats further northwards. […]
Some of the latest summer splendours!
A wonderful time of year, with lots of young birds, mammals and insects in abundance across the reserve. Enjoy this latest gallery by our members!
Natural England have teamed up with King’s Dyke Nature Reserve to undertake drone survey work, to help plot the extent of the various habitat types we have on site. The work has allowed us to view the reserve and habitats in a perspective never possible before and to analyse a surveying process that opens up a […]
Following the conclusion of August at the reserve, it is now the perfect time to reflect on the incredible insects that have been seen by members. Many of the ones captured, will only be around for a few further weeks – while the weather is still warm! So if you fancy seeing them, make sure […]
The warm weather has made for some lovely days at the reserve this month and our members have been snapping away! Please see a selection of their excellent captures!
Come along for our Annual Open Week, free to all the public! Tuesday 31st May, Thursday 2nd June and Saturday 4th June. All days Midday to 6pm. Events include : Fossil hunting : Pond dipping : Nature trail : Bird watching : Snake handling : Dissecting owl pellets : Bird fat ball making : […]