Useful Information

Below we have collated a variety of useful information to help you in your quest for better knowledge of the biodiversity in your area.

Identifying species of plants and animals
Follow the links below for simple guides to some of the animals you are most likely to encounter in Tower Hamlets.

London Borough of Tower Hamlets top 60 birds
Guide to garden wildlife

Invertebrate records from Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
Regular ongoing surveys of spiders and beetles have been carried out in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park over recent years, and there have also been surveys of flies and bees. The records from these surveys can be downloaded below.
Spiders (to August 2018 – 153 species)
Beetles (to October 2018 – 431 species)
Flies 2006
Flies 2007
Bees 2016
Bees 2018

Invertebrate records from Mile End Park
Regular ongoing surveys of spiders and beetles have been carried out in Mile End Park in recent years. The records from these surveys can be downloaded below.
Spiders (to February 2018 – 169 species)
Beetles (to February 2018 – 409 species)

Invertebrate records from Victoria Park’s new wildflower meadows
Spiders (to 2015)
Beetles (to 2015)