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Save the Lapwings

Lapwings are an increasingly rare and charismatic species and provides one of the main attractions to the nature reserve along with other exciting wildlife. Other nature reserves in London provide huge economic benefits to local communities. The London Wetland Centre attracts 250,000 visitors a year, provides jobs and brings in huge health and well being… read more »

2016 events announced

We now have a schedule of forthcoming Associate Member and public events. These events are very popular and places fill up very quickly. To book a place please contact us with your name, contact number and which event your wish to join. For Associate Member events you may need to become an associate BFBG member…. read more »

D-Day for Beddington – RSPB article

Ahead of the High Court hearing on 9 and 10 October over the Sutton Council’s approval of Viridor’s application to build an incinerator on land forming part of a protected area at Beddington Farmlands, the RSPB highlight the wildlife at risk at this important south London site, and how the application is in breach of… read more »

Beddington Farmlands on social media

Social media users will be pleased to know that we’ve launched a new Facebook page, Flickr site and Twitter feed. To keep up with the latest developments from the farmlands on Facebook please like our page at Our Flickr site is at, and you can follow us on Twitter at For the latest bird and… read more »

Defending the patch – Birdwatch article

Beddington Farmlands has a long ornithological history and regarding as one of the best sites for birds in Greater London. In the May 2014 issue of Birdwatch magazine, local conservationist, naturalist and Beddington Farm Bird Group member, Peter Alfrey, writes about why Beddington Farmlands is so important for wildlife, as well as the threats facing the… read more »