Latest London Natural History Society newsletter

The London Natural History Society’s latest newsletter included the following reports:

Butterflies of the London Atlas project – a request for volunteers to record and/or photograph butterflies especially single-brooded species that fly only a few weeks a year.

London fungi: yearly review 2016 – a report on the species recorded in the capital in 2016 including the Great Haringey Fungus Foray on 30 October where about 20 people spotted 108 species.

There was a report of outings on 18 February entitled Early Spring at Wimbledon Common. On 25 February 2017 there was the New Cross Gate and Nunhead report.On 8 April the Lesnes Abbey Woods report t identified and record local flora.

Wimbledon Common for lichens re-visited commented on the findings of a meeting on 4 March, exploring a new area of the site seen on a previous visit on 1 October 2016.

The publication had two ornithology reports: Greenwich Peninsular and Ecology Park which saw all five species of gull and a confrontation between a peregrine and a red kite overhead. Crossness was a report on a walk which recorded seven species of butterfly as well water fowl and other birds.

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