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Parakeets Moving In

Posted on 3rd June, 2013 in News | Wildlife (3 Comments)

These last couple of weeks there has been an increase in the number of parakeets heard in and around the wood. It’s as if they have just realised what a nice place it is and are hanging about more and more. There is to date no evidence that these birds are having an adverse effect … Read more »

Spring 2013

Posted on 1st June, 2013 in News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Spring 2013

Here’s a round up of photos from Spring 2013

Japanese Knotweed

Posted on 1st May, 2013 in News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Japanese Knotweed

The shoots of Japanese Knotweed are appearing in the wood again along the boundary fence with the path to Greendale. The council will be treating it soon with another treatment at the end of November.

Spring Walk

Posted on 20th April, 2013 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Spring Walk

At last, the sun came out and just in time for our first ever Spring walk. This was led by Daniel Greenwood from the London Wildlife Trust and Dave Clark, a local bird enthusiast. About fifteen folk turned up and there were quite a few new faces. The walk began at 10am in Dog Kennel … Read more »

Hungry Birds

Posted on 27th March, 2013 in News | Wildlife (2 Comments)

This year we missed doing the RSPB Winter bird count. However there have been more birds then ever before spotted in and around the wood. Local bird feeders have reported the following impressive list: 2 spotted woodpecker 9 sparrows 3 long tailed tits 1 wren 2 goldfinches 1 greenfinch 2 chaffinches 2 robins 4 black … Read more »