Category Archives: Barnehurst Golf Course

Butterflies of Bexley checklist, status and distribution. Paper significantly revised and updated. Now with photos of selected species.

A new, January 2016, version of THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF BEXLEY: A CHECKLIST OF SPECIES, STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION REPORT is now available for download via this site: https://app.box.com/shared/static/i1xdnau06q7xgjbocbbed1eivttvopkx.doc and available at the foot of this article. This second publication … Continue reading

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The great Thames Road Wetland golf ball mystery

This autumn and winter golf balls have kept appearing at the east end of the Thames Road Wetland site, mainly the section between the far edge of the reed-swamp and the railway line, with a few on the sewer pipe … Continue reading

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Counting Crows: a low-key local wildlife spectacle to be seen over Barnehurst

Some 343 Carrion Crows were counted heading into Bursted Woods between 19.03 and 19.59 this evening (8th September), from still light until after dark. Whilst the stories on this website about the Danson Ring-necked Parakeet roost, and various woodland fly-out-to-roost … Continue reading

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Elusive White-letter Hairstreak photographed at Footscray Meadows

Novice Lepidopterist Mike Robinson continues to ‘tick off’ the butterflies of Bexley with his camera. On July 22nd he was lucky enough to spot this White-letter Hairstreak (Satyrium w-album) feeding on a Creeping Thistle head. This is one of the … Continue reading

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