Latest Sightings

This page links to individual sites which provide details of recent bird sightings in Kent. These sites are not run by The Society and may, or may not, be updated on a daily basis. Certain species should not be publicised for a variety of reasons. That list can be viewed by clicking here. KOS urges all associated blogs to adhere to the guidance given.

If you have any sightings of interest you may enter them directly into the KOS database by clicking here or email them to Chris Hindle at: or send postal records to:

Chris Hindle, 42 Glenbervie Drive, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 6QL

Website Update

8th Jan

Ray O'Reilly has kindly sent in a Trip report from Honduras/Guatemala, looked a good place to bird, that is until I saw his photo of the curly haired Tarantula! click here to have look.

25th August

A Trip report from Madagasca has now been published to the website, many thanks to John van der Dol for this one. Click here to enjoy.

25th June

A Trip report from Mexico has kindly been sent in by Ray O'Reilly, Click here to enjoy.

11th December

A message from the Sussex OS.

The Birds of Sussex – your last chance to pre-order at the special pre-pub offer price.

Cross-border birders may be interested in Sussex Ornithological Society’s new avifauna. It’s a major work, with accounts of all the species recorded in Sussex written by Sussex birders, breeding and wintering distribution maps, tables and many photographs, also taken by local photographers – a must have for anyone who spends any time birding in Sussex. The pre-pub offer of £25 plus £5 p&p will end on 31 December. After that it will cost £35. The book can be ordered online here.

8th November

Trip Report

A new trip report from Western Australia has now been added to the trip reports page, (click HERE to read), thanks to Don Taylor for sending this one in.

15th September

Trip Report

John Van Der Dol has kindly sent in a trip report from the chilly Svalbard Archipelago, off Norway. Click here to to read more.

2nd May

Elmley Marshes update

Alan Johnson from the RSPB provides an update on the future of the Elmley Marshes - click here.



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Bough Beech
Boughton Park
Cliffe Pools RSPB Reserve


(DBO website)

Dungeness RSPB


Elmley Marshes


(Folkestone Birding)

Northward Hill RSPB Reserve
North & West Kent (inc. Sheppey)

Oare Marshes

KWT Reserve


Sandwich Bay

(SBBO website)

Seasalter District

Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

Stodmarsh, Grove Ferry, Westbere



Barming/Ditton/East Malling

Adam Whitehouse


Mote Park

Simon Ginnaw

Pembury / Whetsted Gravel Pits

Graham Barker

Pittswood, Hadlow

Warren Baker


Reculver Birder

Marc Heath



Derek Faulkner


Alan Pavey

Snodland / New Hythe and nearby

Alan Woodcock


St Margaret's

Tony Morris


Stephen Mills


Chris Hindle


East Kent Wildlife pictures.

Various sites - Steve Ashton

Various sites in North Kent and further afield - Barry Wright
Gary Howard's Blog  
The Broadstairs Birder - Phil Parker  
Romney Marsh / Dungeness mostly Neil Burt  
Mike Gould  
Mark Chidwick