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Walthamstow Wetlands
Official account for Walthamstow Wetlands - Europe’s largest urban wetland nature reserve, located just 15 mins from Central London. Now open daily 9.30am-5pm.
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Chris Farthing May 16
My nomination for Mother-of-the-year: The pale female Mallard on High Maynard, still with 11 thriving ducklings.
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Chris Farthing May 16
A few photo's from Walthamstow Marshes and today: Linnet, Common Tern, and my first Red-eyed and Common Blue damselflies of the year (Now up to 6 for the Zygoptera year-list). Also seen: 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Yellow Wagtail, Kingfisher, Lssr Whitethroat, Grdn Warbler
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London Wildlife Trust May 17
A video for you this afternoon! Thanks to the quick thinking of a member of the public this swift was rescued from the ground at yesterday and released this morning after being checked by a vet. πŸ™Œ πŸŽ₯: Nadia Ward
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Ray Bonner May 18
infrared photography at the wetlands
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Violet May 18
Just re-stocked our stand at the wondrous shop. Get yourself down there for a wildlife day out and take a or theee home with you πŸ˜‰πŸŒΏ
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Walthamstow Wetlands May 17
Always Andri includes ​ in 'London's Top 10 Wedding Venues with Green Space' - "Its choice of ten reservoirs provide a range of stunning backdrops for your photography – from glittering London skyline to lush green islands.." Read more:
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Walthamstow Wetlands May 16
Have you seen in ' "30 best nature reserves to see wildlife in the UK?" "The reserve is an internationally important home for migrating water birds, and even the rare hoopoe and little bunting have been spotted here..."
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Walthamstow Wetlands May 15
Today & the Southern Colour Ringing Group made their way to the reservoir islands at to take part in the ringing of Little Egret chicks. By fitting these birds with a unique code, important info can be gathered about the Walthamstow population.
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Flamenco Nut ❄️ May 14
New parents on Coppermill stream πŸ“· my photos
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Walthamstow Wetlands May 14
The long-tailed tit is a tiny bird of hedgerows, woodland, parks and gardens. They are active feeders, hunting out insects and spiders among the smaller branches and leaves of trees. Thank you Ann Playford for this wonderful image of a long-tailed tit at !
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Mary's Youth Club May 14
We couldn't believe such a calm place existed so close to us! Grab a letter to see what's next.... πŸƒπŸ˜Š
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Simon Dunant May 12
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Simon Dunant May 12
The Greylag Geese chicks are growing up fast at these two were lazing in the glorious Sunday sunshine today! Great work at the wetlands
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Apatura Ilia May 12
A Common Tern in Walthamstow early yesterday morning. Always reassuring when this amber list (medium conservation concern) species returns each each spring
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The Secret Birder May 13
At , a pair of Blue Tits are nesting in a life belt holder, regularly flying to and fro to fetch food for their young. Wonderful how birds make use of things intended for other ends!
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Aquatic Engineering May 13
We are out on the water with at πŸ™‚ It's such a wonderful place to be and by working together, we can only make it even better! πŸ™Œ
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Walthamstow Wetlands May 13
Thank you for including the 'A - Z of Tottenham Hale' on your site, featuring . Watch the film here:
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Elena Narozanski May 12
Yet another coot photograph! This one was posing obligingly in the northern part of .
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London Wildlife Trust May 12
Our volunteers had a trip out to Epping Forest to learn about the history of the forest and how manage the ancient trees on site. Here they are with our guide Gavin stood in "The Crown", an amazing tree specimen. Big thank you to everyone!
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WalthamForestCouncil May 11
It's the perfect season to visit our wonderful with plenty of activities in contact with nature! This Sunday join us for a fun afternoon of pond dipping, digging for worms, looking after the garden and learning more about the Wetlands. More at
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