Category Archives: LHNS

Braeburn Park LNHS meeting 17th June finds over 134 invertebrate species. (Belated report….)

The London Natural History Society’s Ecology and Entomology section visit to London Wildlife Trust’s Braeburn Park site, on a hot 17th June 2017, recorded 134 species of invertebrate, with a few more yet to be formally identified, mainly comprising less … Continue reading

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New plant records for Bexley, including one for ‘botanical Kent’

Rodney Burton, author of the most recent London flora, has written to report a number of interesting plant finds in Bexley, and there has subsequently been a new species for the whole of the Kent botanical recording area located in … Continue reading

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London butterfly project set up to produce new distribution atlas. Bexley butterfly and moth Facebook page launched.

The London Natural History Society is calling on existing and potential new recorders to help produce a new butterfly distribution atlas for Greater London, the results of which will be compared with the last LNHS survey which was in 1980-86.  Much has … Continue reading

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Bexley butterfly highlights of 2015 – report

The following Bexley butterfly report has been sent to the London Natural History Society butterfly recorder for the 2016 journal, which will contain the 2015 transect count and species status reports and be published in early 2017. What follows won’t … Continue reading

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LNHS experts have identified 132 species of invertebrate on Southern Marsh, including several scarcities

We have just received the final list of invertebrate species found on the southern part of Crossness at Erith Marshes at the joint meeting with Friends of Crossness Nature Reserve on 4th July, compiled by London Natural History Society experts … Continue reading

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Crossness pulls level with FCM on 15 species of Odonata as Small Red-eyed Damselfly joins the list

Small Red-eyed Damselfly (Erythromma viridulum) was found at Crossness Southern Marsh (part of the remnant of Erith Marshes) on yesterday’s LNHS invertebrate meeting, a new site record, taking the Odonata species total here to 15 (though no one seems to … Continue reading

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CROSSNESS – exciting range of educational wildlife events announced for the summer

From Karen Sutton – Biodiversity Team Manager, Thames Water Crossness Nature Reserve. I have arranged a diverse series of events through to September, both to showcase the fabulous range of wildlife on the site, and to provide an introduction to … Continue reading

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Welling botany meeting adds probable new species to Bexley list

Rodney Burton writes: One London Natural History Society member was the only other person who turned up to this April 25th meeting! We recorded about 100 species in each of two monads. The only item of special interest was a good … Continue reading

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