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Colour ringed Little Egret originated from Walthamstow

The North Thames Gull Group & Southern Colour Ring Group were delighted to hear about our sighting this week of the Little Egret ringed at Walthamstow 15th May 2019 and have been very kind to provide this link to it’s history : Here Saying – “Many thanks for sending in your sighting to the North … read more

An incentive to reach LWT’s goal of 500 memberships

LWT membership levels are at all time highs, around 469 which is fantastic in itself. Many people will be aware Fraser Cottington said he was dedicated to growing membership and with next year’s building of the new North Spit Hide and another announcement we hope to make soon, we think there are lots of reasons … read more

Lea Farm Lake – North Spit Hide formal EA & planning application imminent

It’s taken a while to fund raise enough, to get specifications set out and to get the people arranged to build, but we are pretty much there and are about to go ahead with Environment Agency permission paperwork. One requirement is that the floor level will be above the 1:100 year flood level, which was … read more

Web Site Available Again

The fact you can see this means the web site is up and is now on it’s new host, so it should not disappear on Wednesday when the old host is shutdown. Email has now been setup so “Contact us” should work now, but there is still a problem of getting stuck on multiple sending … read more

LWT Web Site Host Changing

UPDATE: Web Site moving 10pm tonight Sunday 12th September, so will disappear for a while – hopefully will be back up in a few hours. DO NOT POST UPDATES AFTER 10pm. I tried to do a seemless changeover but that does not seem to work as I hoped. Our current web site host will be … read more

Extra work party 15th August

The end of the bird nesting season is upon us and we have lots to do, so we are having extra work parties for most of the rest of this year. 15th August is about increasing the speed of growth and spread of the Phragmites in the Network Rail created diggings. We need people with … read more

Ron’s Hide – Use of booking continues till 19th July

Note – Booking of Ron’s hide is no longer required since most Covid restrictions have been lifted.   LWT has had to follow latest Government rules and will maintain the use of the booking application, the good news is that there are lots of slots available and as dawn is so early, nobody should face … read more

LWT AGM Tuesday 15th June 2021

Please remember to join the AGM on Tuesday 15th June at 7:30pm on Zoom. You should have been sent the Zoom meeting details if you are a member and we have your correct email address.

Ron’s hide at Lea Farm Lake re-opening 12th April

Note – Booking of Ron’s hide is no longer required since most Covid restrictions have been lifted. In line with the Government’s step 2, LWT will be re-opening Ron’s hide on 12th April, from 05:00. As before access will be via the Visibook application, bookings are only available to LWT members A full list of … read more

2020 LWT Bird Review

The 2020 LWT bird review can be downloaded here

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2 days ago

A few photos from last weekend's extra work party - clearing 3 year old Willow from the SE corner, invisible to Ron's hide, but nonetheless we aim to keep the shoreline free of tall vegetation and in the not too distant future will be planting Gorse to try and tempt Stonechat and Linnet to breed.Sunday 28th we'll be out just finishing off the last little bits and burning the stuff we are making into wood piles, then it's on behind Lavell's Tern scrape to start cutting back the other section of 2-3 year old Willow...join us if you can ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

How about getting some of these this Winter at Lavells ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

LIttle Egret with Carp ?? Bittern Hide.,.,.,22/11/21 ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

Great White Egret on the move, Little Egret and a Heron with small Carp. 22/11/21 ... See MoreSee Less
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