Tagged: Thames

COURSE: Walking London’s Rivers

                  London’s rivers provide a wildlife highway into the city and support a huge array of life; from eels to kingfishers. The Thames has come a...

TALK: The Thames as a Wildlife Corridor

TALK: The Thames as a Wildlife Corridor

‘From Hills to High Water: The Thames as a Widlife Corridor’ Peer into its murky depths and you’ll discover that the River Thames is teaming with abundant and fascinating wildlife. It was the natural...

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May is for Mayflies

River surveying in the Thames today we found several mayfly nymphs; aquatic juvenile mayflies equipped with gills for underwater living. Mayflies spend most of their lives in this form. The adult life of a...

Evening Talk: From Hills to High-Water 0

Evening Talk: From Hills to High-Water

Chiswick Pier House hosts Wild Capital’s Brenna Boyle as  a guest speaker on Tuesday March 18th. Brenna was lured away from the mountains and glens of Scotland to London, inspired by the wildlife of the...

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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...

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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...