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    Field meetings
    Our field visits and indoor winter meetings are free to members.
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    Orthoptera Recording
    Find out more about recording Kent's grasshoppers, bush-crickets, crickets and ground-hoppers.
  • Wildlife Notes
    Wildlife Notes
    Terry and Susan Dove's monthly wildlife notes from Little Barton Farm.

Kent Field Club, founded in 1955, aims to deepen the understanding and appreciation of the natural history of Kent, England. Our membership ranges across the spectrum from professional experts in a particular field of study to those who simply appreciate the aesthetic beauty of our countryside and love to walk in it, observing its wildlife in the company of like-minded people.

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Field meeting at Kingsdown Farm near Lynsted

On 9th July, fifteen of us took the opportunity to explore Kingsdown Farm, run by regenerative farmer, Neil Anderson. A wide range of plants and insects kept us pleasantly occupied, with highlights including good numbers of the very scarce Large Garden Bumblebee Bombus ruderatus and of the rare...

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Field meeting at Valerie’s Bank, Hollingbourne

On 26th June, The Field Club visited Valerie’s Bank, a small area of chalk grassland just to the east of Hollingbourne Downs. It proved to be an exceptionally flower-rich site with plenty of typical chalk species, including Horseshoe Vetch, Autumn Gentian, Squinancywort and Crested Hair-grass, together...

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Little Barton Farm Wildlife Notes by Terry and Susan Dove