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Carshalton and Wallington Parliamentary Candidates 2017, Pledges and Statements for Beddington Farmlands

THE GREENS  SHASHA KHAN ‘I pledge to do everything possible to ensure agreements that Sutton Council and Viridor have given in regards to the restoration plan are honoured. As the individual that took Sutton Council to the High Court I have seen first hand how Beddington Farmlands has been neglected. I agree with David Lindo,… read more »

The Beddington Farmlands Bird Group

A brief introduction to the work of the Beddington Farmlands Bird Group: RECORDING (Birds, butterflies, moths and other taxa, including British Trust for Ornithology BBS, WeBS Surveys and on-going ringing effort) 25 (max) bird group members, approximately 5044 hours per annum REPORTING (Daily news, website, social media, national recording schemes and comprehensive annual report). Reporting team of 5, approximately 250 hours per… read more »

Discover hidden Beddington: Community open days at the Farmlands

DISCOVER HIDDEN BEDDINGTON: COMMUNITY OPEN DAYS AT THE FARMLANDS  Bird Watchers Paradise, in partnership with the Beddington Farmland Bird Group and MKA Ecology – Tuesday 23rd August – 10.00 & 13.00  Beddington Farmlands Walks, hosted by the Viridor Beddington Team – Sunday 11th  September -10.00 & 12.00.  The Viridor team at the Beddington Farmlands are… read more »

2015 Beddington Farmlands Review

Here’s a few highlights from 2015 in pictures: A total of 163 bird species were recorded with highlights being a Stone Curlew in the spring and a Serin (above) in the late autumn. Stone Curlew- the first one since 1982 Great Crested Grebes bred for the first timeIt was the best year on record for breeding Tufted… read more »

2015 Itinerary (A few dates for the diary)

Associate Members Events 26th April              Spring bird migration 1st June                 Conservation Day August                  Moth trapping session- to be arranged depending on weather 13th Sept              Autumn bird migration Public walks 21st  June             Bird and wildlife walk 19th  July               Bird and wildlife walk Carshalton Environmental Fair 31st  August  (Bank Holiday)  Public Talks/ Workshops To be scheduled Newsletters… read more »

Associate Members Day

Female Kestrel Male Shoveler Favourable weather for the Associate Members Winter Bird Walk. We saw displaying Teals and other waterfowl including Pochard, Tufted Duck, Gadwall, Shoveler, Mute Swan and Great Crested Grebe.  A single Redshank was feeding on the Northern Lake. A hunting Kestrel showed well and was seen taking prey on two occasions and… read more »