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Is love in the air for the Robin? 0

Is love in the air for the Robin?

  I am meant to be doing office work right now, but I keep being lured to the window by the antics of three Robins. They chase one another along the fence line, hop...

Hidden in the Reeds 0

Hidden in the Reeds

We are very in lucky in London to have some wonderful sites for wildlife in the heart of the city. One of my very favourites, which if you are a regular blog reader you...

High Speed Rail Zooms Closer to Reality 0

High Speed Rail Zooms Closer to Reality

Where is the economic, social and environmental balance? I’m not normally one for blogging about political and developmental matters.  I prefer to write about what is in the eye-line of my binoculars rather than what is...

Tis the season for…. chasing one’s neighbour up a tree 0

Tis the season for…. chasing one’s neighbour up a tree

Keeping a beady eye on the neighbours! During a recent Wild Capital wildlife walk at Fulham Palace, we observed grey squirrels communicating through motions, postures, vocalisations and chases. Here an individual enjoys an acorn...

Mini Nature Doc: The Green Woodpecker Preening Session 0

Mini Nature Doc: The Green Woodpecker Preening Session

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Moments spent with Swans 0

Moments spent with Swans

Over the past couple of weeks, I have enjoyed some really lovely moments with London’s most graceful resident; the swan. We are very lucky that such a beautiful and charismatic bird is happy to live...

New Networks for Nature event inspires reflective thoughts on nature in the digital age 0

New Networks for Nature event inspires reflective thoughts on nature in the digital age

Over the weekend I attended the annual meeting of New Networks for Nature; a collaboration of  individuals who are all inspired by the natural world, including field naturalists, scientists, nature writers, artists and poets. ...

London’s October Storm: A Revealing Wind 0

London’s October Storm: A Revealing Wind

The storm approaches The “Great Storm” which hit London in October was a bit of excitement for some and a concern for others. Whatever your own experience of the storm last week, let’s consider...

Sun Loving City Dwellers 0

Sun Loving City Dwellers

We aren’t the only ones who have enjoyed the lovely warm summer days this year. Much of our wildlife is reliant upon the weather for certain life history events to take place. Plants coming...

Snail shells 0

Snail shells

Two different types of snail shell discovered today in the Thames. The top one is a Nerite Snail (Theodoxus fluviatilis), the bottom one is a Laver Spire Shell (Hydrobia ulvae). Both can tolerate the...