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Saturday 30 January 2021

Big Garden Birdwatch

You can choose any hour between 29 and 31 January. So whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, you can still take part.

 Count the birds you see in your garden or from your balcony*. Ignore any birds that are still in flight. To avoid double-counting, just record the highest number of each bird species you see at any one time – not a running total.

*This year our advice is to take part in the safety of your own home. This could include a birdwatch from your window if you overlook a green space or courtyard.

Submit your results online: You can submit your results online  from 29 January until 19 February.


Sunday 23rd February 2020 - 8.30 am

Bird Watching for Beginners-But Experts welcome.

The Friends are pleased to announce that Julia Holland has offered to lead the Sunday Morning Bird Walks. They will start at  8.30am and she will help the guests to identify the birds that are seen or heard.

Dates will be publicised by poster and on the Friends of Greenwich Park website.

There are no charges and booking is not required: just turn up at the Blackheath Gate. If at all possible, please bring along binoculars because this will improve your experience enormously.

Bird walk reports are available here


Friday 6th March 2020 - 2 pm

The History Research Group Meeting

The group meets quarterly in the Wildlife Centre, Flower Garden, Greenwich Park and the next meeting is on Friday 6th March. You would be very welcome if you wanted to come along and join the group. If you need a parking permit, please call at the Park Office by the Blackheath Gate and give your name to Christine Sheffield and she will give you one.

If you are interested, please contact Brian Starkey.


Saturday 29th February 2020 - 1pm to 3pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Wildlife Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide. If you would be interested in helping to run these drop-ins, please come along to the next session and speak to one of the volunteers. They can give you details and tell you all about it.