Swifts are about to arrive and there are a good number of identified Swift breeding areas in Lewes. Sadly the past group of supporters fell by the wayside. I would like to see new local enthusiasts come together to carry forward conservation of this important work. Please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can […]
Author: Chris Brown
Our city-wide surveys over the last two years helped identify 105 nest sites for Brighton Swifts. Our 2019 survey will build on the data gathered since 2016 and will help our work to protect and expand existing colonies. We’ll be looking to monitor our known ‘hot-spot’ areas as well as increase coverage in other parts […]
The Forestry Commission is looking for able and/or aspiring birders to help record the breeding birds of our ancient Wealden woodlands across East Sussex. If you have a good ear and eye for woodland birds and can spare a few early mornings this spring then please get in touch, we would love to hear from […]
Assistant Editor. We are looking for a volunteer for Assistant Editor (part of the Editorial Team) of the Sussex Bird Report. Anyone interested in gaining a deeper insight into Sussex birds and a knowledge of preparation of the publication is invited to contact Peter Plant – email@example.com for further details. Species Account Writers. Anyone wishing […]
South Downs National Trust are running a wild life camp out for staff and volunteers on Newtimber Hill across the weekend of the 18th and 19th of May. Is anybody interested in joining them to help record the dawn chorus? Camping and breakfast will be provided. Contact Helen Osorio Membership and Visitor Welcome Manager Helen.Fitzgerald@nationaltrust.org.uk […]
There is a national seabird census and the focus this year and next is on breeding gulls in urban areas. The survey is simple – only one visit needed. But there are lots of urban sites in Sussex to cover so we need lots of volunteers. Can you help? Click Here for more details.
The breeding season is already underway for some birds. Please respect the special protection for species listed in Schedule 1 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (see list here). For scarce breeding species in Sussex, please do not publish locations on social media, including this website, unless the sites are well-known and protected. If […]
SOS – Countywide survey in 60 tetrads Volunteers needed – can you help? Two morning visits in May/June and June/July. The Turtle Dove is one of the most rapidly declining species in UK and elsewhere in northern Europe, we want to find out how it is faring in Sussex. The objective of this project is […]
Surveyor needed urgently from 2019 This long running survey monitors 21 breeding species with emphasis on heathland specialists by the simple method of detecting males holding territory. The core heaths of West Sussex have been surveyed for over nineteen years and we are now in need of a surveyor for the important site of Lynchmere […]
SOS – Countywide survey in 60 tetrads Volunteers needed – can you help? Two morning visits in May/June and June/July Click here for details.