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 »

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 https://www.facebook.com/beddingtonfarmlands. Our Flickr site is at https://www.flickr.com/photos/beddingtonfarmlands/, and you can follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BeddingtonFarm. 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 »

Welcome to the Beddington Farmlands website

Welcome to the new Beddington Farmlands website! Beddington Farmlands is one of the best-known sites for natural history in Greater London. A long history of sewage irrigation and sewage treatment at Beddington has proven attractive to birds and the ornithological record here dates back over eighty years. Beddington Farmlands has seen huge changes in land use since… read more »