Tag Archives: Braeburn Park

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

Posted in Braeburn Park, LHNS, Recording | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bexley butterfly recording – Mike Robinson provides first dates and a sightings log for early 2017. Transect count volunteers sought.

Local butterfly recorders are beginning to work together to build a better picture of the distribution, flight period and numbers of Bexley’s butterflies. Mike Robinson has been collating available data to produce a list of first sightings for the year … Continue reading

Posted in Bexley, Braeburn Park, Butterflies, Crossness | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bexley butterfly recording – Mike Robinson provides first dates and a sightings log for early 2017. Transect count volunteers sought.

Braeburn Park reserve (LWT) – spring birds, butterflies and vegetation management

There were more signs of spring at London Wildlife Trust’s Braeburn Park reserve, over the railway line from Hall Place, on 9th March. It being a workday, there wasn’t much time for walking around recording wildlife, but a Peacock, a … Continue reading

Posted in Braeburn Park, London Wildlife Trust | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Braeburn Park reserve (LWT) – spring birds, butterflies and vegetation management

THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF BEXLEY: A CHECKLIST OF SPECIES, WITH NOTES ON DISTRIBUTION AND STATUS – 5th edition – published

This revised and updated guide to the 29 species of butterfly known to be resident in, or that have recently visited, the London Borough of Bexley, includes details of their conservation status, a guide to the kinds of habitats in which … Continue reading

Posted in Bexley, Butterflies, Recording | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF BEXLEY: A CHECKLIST OF SPECIES, WITH NOTES ON DISTRIBUTION AND STATUS – 5th edition – published

Upcoming Braeburn Park workdays with the London Wildlife Trust – more help needed!

Shaun Marriott, Reserves Officer (South), London Wildlife Trust, is looking for more help with site management as the winter looms, since there is much to do and there has been less help from the local community so far than had … Continue reading

Posted in Braeburn Park, Crayford, London Wildlife Trust, Volunteering | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Upcoming Braeburn Park workdays with the London Wildlife Trust – more help needed!

Brown Argus booming in Bexley – or just previously overlooked?

The Brown Argus butterfly (Aricia agestis) has been found in some new Bexley sites in recent weeks. It was identified at Braeburn Park. Between 2 and 4 individuals have been seen at Grasmere Road allotment site in the past fortnight. … Continue reading

Posted in Butterflies | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Brown Argus booming in Bexley – or just previously overlooked?

Braeburn Park (LWT) to Churchfield Wood and St. Mary’s Churchyard. Some plants and insects seen on 16th August.

On a warm sunny day at London Wildlife Trust’s Braeburn Park reserve there were fair numbers of butterflies about. Holly Blues were seen across the site. Some male (mostly) and female Common Blues were on the large grassy/scrubby bund to west … Continue reading

Posted in Bexley, Butterflies, Churchfield Wood, Invasive species, Invertebrates, London Wildlife Trust, Plants in Bexley, Recording, vegetation management, Volunteering, wild flowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Braeburn Park (LWT) holds first public ‘open day’

London Wildlife Trust held a first public ‘open day’ at its Braeburn Park reserve in Crayford, on July 10th. The weather started off overcast but brightened up. Bexley Council’s new Mayor put in an appearance. Bird walks took place, and … Continue reading

Posted in Braeburn Park, Invertebrates, London Wildlife Trust, Recording | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Braeburn Park (LWT) holds first public ‘open day’

LWT announces Braeburn ‘open day’

The Braeburn Park Nature Reserve in Crayford, over the railway line from Hall Place, which is managed by London Wildlife Trust, will be holding an open day on Sunday 10th July. See poster below for details: Download the PDF file … Continue reading

Posted in Braeburn Park, Crayford, London Wildlife Trust | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Bexley, Braeburn Park, Butterflies, Crossness Nature Reserve, LHNS | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on London butterfly project set up to produce new distribution atlas. Bexley butterfly and moth Facebook page launched.