The grounds of Slimbridge attract many winter visitors including white fronted geese and Bewick swans that can be observed from a number of hides. As well as wild birds the Wildfowl & Wetland Trust (WWT) has a range of wildfowl on site and conduct captive breeding of endangered species. There is an entrance charge for non WWT Members. The coach leaves from outside Bexleyheath Library, Townley Road To book your coach seat contact Diane Lelliott on 0208 850 9705
Time: 07.00 - 19.00
Price: £18 plus entrance charge for non WWT members
Woodlands Farm. Mid-Winter Guided Walk Sun 21st Jan 11:00 - 12:30
Join us for our mid-winter guided walk. The theme of this walk is Witches, Wasps and Woodland. There is always something interesting to see at the farm; meeting the animals and learning how the farm works with nature during the winter. Meet at the education centre at 11am. This walk is geared towards adults, however children are welcome.
The walk will involve walking through muddy fields so please wear appropriate footwear and will not be suitable for bug
The Woodlands Farm Trust 331 Shooters Hill Welling, Kent DA16 3RP 020 8319 8900 email@example.com ...
Selected recent Bexley bird sightings (from London Bird Club wiki):
14/1/2018: - Bexleyheath Horsham Road - 10 Lesser Redpoll in garden silver birch (Ralph Todd) - Crayford Marshes: Juvenile Iceland Gull again around Jolly Farmers and Viridor this morning; also 2 1st-winter Caspian Gulls and 2 Yellow-legged Gulls (adult and 1st-winter) (Richard Bonser) - Thamesmead: 3rd-winter Yellow-legged Gull and 20 Pochard (Richard Bonser)
13/1/2018: - Erith (by the Small Lake beside Church Manorway): incl. the over-Wintering Stonechat (Mike Robinson) - Erith (in the Grounds of St John the Baptist): incl. a Grey Wagtail and 17 Redwing (Mike Robinson) - Lamorbey Park : Little Grebe, Grey Heron , Cormorant , 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Canada Goose, 16 Tufted Duck, Lesser Black Backed Gull , 2 Peregrine, Sparrowhawk, Green Woodpecker, Nuthatch , Mistle Thrush, 3 Coal Tit, Goldcrest , Goldfinch (Mike Amos).
10/1/2018: - Erith: Thames path towards Belvedere. Linnet (2 flocks one of 35 birds another of 26), Peregrine, 2 Chiffchaff, Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Redshank, Lapwing, Stonechat (thanks to Mike Robinson) Grey Wagtail, Two seals, one dead the other very much alive.(Eric Brown)
9/1/2018: - Footscray Meadows: Water Rail, Gadwall, Egyptian Goose, Little Egret, Goldcrest (Andy Meaton) - Lamorbey Park, Sidcup: 2 Mute Swan, 16 Mallards, 13 Tufted Duck (7M 6F), 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, 45 Black-headed Gulls, 3 Common Gulls, 2 Herring Gulls, 3 Goldcrest, also 15 Redwings in trees at junction of Marlborough Park Avenue and Burnt Oak Lane and five Redwings in Maple Leaf Drive The Hollies (Eric Brown)
Photo by Mike Robinson - Egyptian Goose, Southmere Lake, 14/1/2018. ...