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Best of Wildlife in Wapping 2013 – photos

Best of Wildlife in Wapping 2013 – photos

It’s been an exciting, eventful and at times hard year for wildlife here in Wapping. So I, the Wapping Squirrel am delighted to have survived and been invited to write for What’s in Wapping and share my wildlife highlights from the last 12 months [...]

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Wapping has London’s cutest cygnets – but there’s always one!

Wapping has London’s cutest cygnets – but there’s always one!

Wapping’s latest wildlife arrival, the cygnets are almost certainly the cutest in London. One cheeky cygnet has even decided that hitching a ride on mother swan’s back is a far easier way to swim around Shadwell Basin [...]

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The White duck of Wapping

The White duck of Wapping

One of the many recent additions to the feathered Wapping wildlife population is the white duck. Rather shy, but maybe that’s because Wapping’s larger white feathered residents, the swans aren’t quite as pleased to see the new white duck as we all are [...]

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Winter birdlife in Wapping gets hungrier and bolder

Winter birdlife in Wapping gets hungrier and bolder

As temperatures dropped in Wapping this week, the wild birds are getting hungrier and coming much closer than normal. The Eurasian jay bird is well known for being difficult to see because it is so very shy [...]

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Arrival of the Wapping duckings

Arrival of the Wapping duckings

A group of fourteen new mallard ducklings appeared on Wapping’s ornamental canal last Friday, seen swimming along the stretch of the canal between Wapping Woods and Shadwell Basin [...]

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Wapping’s Egyptian geese and their fluffy new goslings

Wapping’s Egyptian geese and their fluffy new goslings

The pair of Egyptian geese who moved to Wapping in May 2011 have recently had two fluffy baby goslings. Spotted for the first time in Shadwell Basin yesterday [...]

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