Category: News

Insects, Amphibians & other minibeasts

At present, little information exists about the insect life of the park, apart from surveys of the ponds and stream. Here, water beetles, pond skaters, many species of pond snail, water boatmen, flatworms and leeches have been found in the…

Flowers, Grasses, Herbs

The park is dominated by grassland. It is at first sight a simple green sward, but on closer inspection, the diversity shown in the different flower and moss species give clues to the underlying geology and soils, the dampness and…

Birds

Highbury Park is rich in birdlife a fact that is appreciated by regular visitors to the park. Kingfisher, tree creeper, jay and nuthatch have been spotted and the ponds support Canada geese, Mallard and Moorhen. Carrion crows are a familiar…

Habitat & Wildlife

Highbury Park is a haven for wildlife as well as for people. Grassland, ancient hedgerows, marshland, scrub, streams, pools and remnants of woodland are all to be found in the park as well as a host of ornamental trees and…

Tree Survey – Area 4 Results

  Ellen has compiled the information from Area 4 tree surveys, passed it to EcoRecord, and got images back of the tree numbers plotted against an aerial photo/plan of the park. I have saved it as a PDF file and…

Tree Survey – Area 3 results

Ellen has compiled the information from Area 3 tree surveys, passed it to EcoRecord, and got images back of the tree numbers plotted against an aerial photo/plan of the park. I have saved it as a PDF file and copied…