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Wildlife filmmaker Richard Taylor-Jones has been filming the huge influx of Cormorants we have seen this Winter off the Ramsgate coast. Richard described it as a "British wildlife spectacle" and "something he has never seen in 20 years of filming wildlife". Over one thousand birds can be seen flying in and out off Pegwell Bay in the morning and evening. The short film was shown on BBC Countryfile on Sunday 11th Feb. You can catch it on iPlayer here (skip to 35 minutes).
The Ramsgate Kingfishers are set to feature on BBC Winterwatch this year. These birds are very territorial and some of the footage shown will be of 2 Kingfishers fighting in the Harbour filmed by local wildlife filmmaker Keith Ross (@ramsgatebirds). BBC Springwatch cameraman Richard Taylor-Jones joined Keith and spent days filming the birds to see how they cope with Winter in the harbour. The film will also feature a bird that took up residence in a very surprising location away from the harbour. Winterwatch begins on BBC2 Monday the 29th of January and runs for 4 nights. More footage of [...]
Enjoy a guided birdwatching walk around Ramsgate Harbour with Keith Ross aka @ramsgatebirds. Bring binoculars if possible. £10 per person (Max 4 - Min 2 people. Solo tour £20). To book contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred date and time. Meet outside the Sailors Church Ramsgate Harbour. (The guided walks will finish in early March as the Kingfishers leave the harbour to breed on the rivers). Twitter: twitter.com/ramsgatebirds
Lots of Christmas events to enjoy in Ramsgate. Click on the Posters for more details...
Celebrating the annual switch on of our harbour boats. Each year, Ramsgate's boat owners volunteer to light up their boats for our delight! The 1st of December is the first unofficial, official day and they stay lit up throughout the Christmas month! Come down and enjoy the spectacle and see the harbour sparkle! The Queen's Head in Harbour Parade celebrates in style with live music from 6pm.
A mix of portraiture and wildlife thread paintings, hand stitched by artist Emily Tull. The exhibition runs from Nov 29th - Dec 12th and is held in the gallery part of Nice Things, 19-21 Harbour Street, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8HA www.emilytull.co.uk to see more of Emily's work. www.nice-things.co.uk to find out more about Nice Things.