Nov 212014
 
Short-eared Owl at London Wetlands Centre

So far only one person has had a go at guessing the identity of the mystery bird bathing at the Wetlands Centre (photo by Chris) – see comments for the last trip report post. Alan thought it might be a juvenile herring gull – well it might be,  but he also said that he could […]

 Posted by on 21 November 2014 at 10:43 pm
Nov 182014
 
Coach trip to London Wetland Centre

  The idea of wildlife thriving in a big city seems unlikely, but this is what the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), founded by Sir Peter Scott, has achieved at Barnes in west London. On Sat 15th 50 keen folk set out from Gravesend to visit WWT’s London Wetland Centre and experience for ourselves this […]

 Posted by on 18 November 2014 at 10:21 pm
Nov 032014
 
Important message from Mike Clarke, RSPB Chief Executive

This morning I received this message from Mike Clarke and felt I must share it with you all: Important message from Mike Clarke, RSPB Chief Executive As you may be aware, the RSPB has recently come under attack from a group that is clearly backed by shooting and related interests. The Mail on Sunday this […]