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411, 2017

“Wimbledon Park – a History” Lecture Thursday 09/11/2017

Our Ecology Adviser, Dave Dawson, is giving a free Lecture on the history of Wimbledon Park for the Wimbledon Society next Thursday - see http://www.wimbledonsociety.org.uk/activities.aspx?page=Lectures.  Details as follows if you would like to attend:- Thursday [...]

411, 2017

Natural history notes – 27th October 2017

 Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 27th October 2017:- The geese were mainly on the Golf Course this morning, making it more difficult to achieve a full count. It’s not clear why they have shifted [...]

411, 2017

Natural history notes – 24th August 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 24th August 2017:- Most of the geese were out on the grass of the public park until the first dog walkers sent them off to the lake at around [...]

909, 2017

Wandle Forum: Wandle Fortnight

Wandle Fortnight 9th September - Sunday 24th September 2017 Events Taking Place in Capability Brown’s Wimbledon Park Wednesday 13th September at 10.00am-1pm. a. A short talk on Horse Close Wood by Dave Dawson. b. Meet [...]

408, 2017

Natural history notes – 20th July 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 20th July 2017:- The Canada Goose moulting flock of 110 birds maintains the high numbers of recent years. There was a record July count of 85 Coots. The second [...]

2006, 2017

Natural history notes – 16th June 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 16th June 2017:- The 90 Canada Geese and 90 Greylags were leaving the grasslands for the lake in the early morning. The Canada Goose number reflects both the slow [...]

Park News
411, 2017

Natural history notes – 24th August 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 24th August 2017:- Most of the geese were out on the grass of the public park until the first dog walkers sent them off to the lake at around [...]

408, 2017

Natural history notes – 20th July 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 20th July 2017:- The Canada Goose moulting flock of 110 birds maintains the high numbers of recent years. There was a record July count of 85 Coots. The second [...]

2006, 2017

Natural history notes – 16th June 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 16th June 2017:- The 90 Canada Geese and 90 Greylags were leaving the grasslands for the lake in the early morning. The Canada Goose number reflects both the slow [...]

2006, 2017

Natural history notes – 29th May 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 29th May 2017:- Still no sign of any elvers in the brook. After a period of very low flow, the recent rain has the brook flowing well. Flowering there [...]

2006, 2017

Natural history notes – 15th May 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 15th May 2017:- With bird breeding in full swing there was little song, but some early breeding species were singing between breeding attempts: Robin, Great Tit, House Sparrow and [...]

2006, 2017

Natural history notes – 12th April 2017

Dave Dawson's natural history notes for 12th April 2017:- A few of the Mute Swans are defending territory, an uphill struggle as they are greatly outnumbered by the 35 odd sub-adult birds. Less song was [...]