Category Archives: Joydens Wood

Bexley butterfly highlights of 2016

A round-up of key butterfly observations in the London Borough of Bexley during 2016 Principal contributors – Steve Carter, Joe Johnson, Mike Robinson, Chris Rose and Purnendu Roy. Summary: As envisaged in the 2015 report, White Admiral was confirmed as a Bexley … Continue reading

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White Admiral butterfly confirmed as Bexley resident

The White Admiral (Limenitis camilla), a very uncommon species in London, with reports from only 3 sites as recently as 2014, has this week been confirmed as present in the Borough of Bexley.  Previous reports from Joyden’s Wood and nearby … Continue reading

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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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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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Bexley Council has no management plan for 80% of SINCS it wholly or partly owns, reveals FOI request

80% of Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation wholly or partly owned by Bexley Council have no management plan (i.e. only 1 in 5 does), and 3 of the 6 plans that do exist expired more than 7 years ago. … Continue reading

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Silver-washed Fritillary pictured at Joyden’s Woods

Ralph and Brenda Todd were out in Joyden’s Woods yesterday (4th July) and Ralph captured these images of a Silver-washed Fritillary butterfly (Argynnis paphia) . Ffi see: http://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk/species.php?species=paphia The Fritillary, and another White Admiral seen in the same place as … Continue reading

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Joydens Wood. Woodlands Trust call for photos of unofficial tree felling

Following notification to us about tree felling to deliberately block paths in Joydens Wood, site managers the Woodlands Trust have asked our readers for photos or map locations so they can investigate further.   A local resident informed us. “Joydens … Continue reading

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