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The Tale of the Very Small and Very Lost Wapping Wagtail

By on May 1, 2017 in Birds, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Tale of the Very Small and Very Lost Wapping Wagtail

Our Wildlife Rangers (Central Wapping Division) have been in action most of the morning dealing with a fledgling wagtail which flew the nest only to be rescued from the Turks Head Cafe.Wagtails (Genus Motacilla) are wonderful birds which gain their name from the way they, you guessed it, flick their tails up and down for balance […]

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Parakeet parade in Wapping Gardens

By on November 29, 2016 in Birds, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Parakeet parade in Wapping Gardens

Very cold nights usually lead to lovely bright and clear mornings, perfect for our Wildlife Rangers to indulge in one of their favourite occupations, photographing parakeets. Our Rangers are so keen that they almost got up early this morning but they overslept so they didn’t.If Kevin the Kingfisher was gracing Wapping Canal with its presence […]

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