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April 2020 Wildlife Records

8 April 2020, Island Gardens: a fine display of Bluebells (Justine Aw).

Bluebells in Island Gardens

Bluebells in Island Gardens (Justine Aw)

5 April 2020, Victoria Park (from outside the closed park): 1 singing Blackcap and 1 singing Chiffchaff in West Park (Jan Dobbie).

7 April 2020, Regent’s Canal: a fine display of Grape Hyacinths and Summer Snowflake beneath the trees near Johnson’s Lock (Dave Bedford).

Spring flowers by the canal

Spring flowers near Johnson’s Lock (Dave Bedford)

5 April 2020, Isle of Dogs: 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Peregrine and 1 Sparrowhawk over the garden (Sean Huggins).

5 April 2020, Antill Road E3: 2 male and 1 female House Sparrows in the garden – the first for a while (Harry Harrison).

4 April 2020, Victoria Park (from outside the closed park): a Swallow flew low through West Park (Jan Dobbie).

4 April 2020, Mudchute: 3 Blackcaps, 3 Chiffchaffs, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Sean Huggins).

Archive of earlier reports
Jan-March 2020 wildlife reports (PDF 2.4MB)
2019 wildlife reports (PDF 6.8MB)
2018 wildlife reports (PDF 3.6MB)
2017 wildlife reports (PDF 3.1MB)
2016 wildlife reports (PDF4.4MB)
2015 wildlife reports (PDF 2.6MB)
2014 wildlife reports (PDF 3.2MB)
2013 wildlife reports (PDF 2.1MB)
2012 wildlife reports (PDF 780KB)
2011 wildlife reports (PDF 100KB)

Header photo: Firecrest in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park (David Darrell-Lambert)