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Plans for improving the ecology of Wapping Canal unveiled

Plans for improving the ecology of Wapping Canal unveiled

By on September 4, 2017 in Wapping Canal, Wildlife with 0 Comments

The Tower Habitats team have been busy and have come up with a plan to improve the ecology of Wapping canal with floating reed beds!

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Wapping’s Egyptian Geese goslings continue to thrive on Shadwell Basin

Wapping’s Egyptian Geese goslings continue to thrive on Shadwell Basin

By on August 24, 2017 in Egyptian Geese with 0 Comments

All six Egyptian Geese goslings continue to thrive on and around Shadwell Basin and are now much more than just small balls of fluff. 

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Shadwell Egyptian Geese and six gooselets all well

Shadwell Egyptian Geese and six gooselets all well

By on August 11, 2017 in Egyptian Geese with 0 Comments

After receiving reports of something very nasty happening to the Egyptian Geese family on Shadwell Basin last night this morning we despatched our entire team of Wildlife Rangers to check on them so here are some photos to show you how they are.

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Anyone missing a peacock? Mr. Shouty ruffles feathers in the Isle of Dogs

Anyone missing a peacock? Mr. Shouty ruffles feathers in the Isle of Dogs

By on July 20, 2017 in Wildlife with 0 Comments

A peacock’s plumage is a wonder of the animal world but few expect to find a peacock on their doorstep when they return home of an evening.

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Nine Egyptian Geese goslings in Shadwell Basin

Nine Egyptian Geese goslings in Shadwell Basin

By on July 9, 2017 in Birds, Egyptian Geese, Wildlife with 0 Comments

Many residents have reported the Egyptian Geese goslings in Shadwell Basin and so we sent our Wildlife Rangers down to east Wapping to see what was going on.The Egyptian Geese are the Wapping Wildlife Rangers firm favourites due to their incredible plumage, cheeky character and that unique cry.Our Rangers did not have much trouble in finding […]

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