Wildlife

Marvellous mammals, beautiful birds, inspiring invertebrates and awesome amphibians.

ZSL Mammal Survey – please help!

Hedgehogs Projects Research

We have worked with Zoological Society London’s London Hogwatch team for the past coupleof years. They are now conducting a survey that focusses on recent and historical mammal sightings across Greater London to gain a better understanding of wild mammal distributions across the city. To … Read more


Chiswick Swift Action – Book to Help Swifts 2024

Projects Swifts

Swifts are amazing birds that are now on the red list vulnerable to local extinction.  We need to help them!  There are swift nesting sites across Chiswick, however, as new builds and restoration work is carried out, these nesting sites are lost.  Swifts nest in … Read more


Photo credit: Jon Perry

Thanks, Chiswick Repair Cafe Volunteers!

Projects Swifts Volunteers

As part of our “Swift Action” project, volunteers from Chiswick Repair Cafe were asked if they would consider making some swift boxes for us. We were overwhelmed and delighted when we heard that twelve boxes will be winging their way to us soon! We really … Read more


Hedgehog Highways Are Go!

Hedgehogs Projects

We have hedgehogs in Chiswick and they need our help to survive! One of the best actions you can take to help them is to put a small 13cm hole in your fence or wall to give them access to your garden and others.   We … Read more


Register Now to Put in A Hedgehog Highway. Save Our Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs Projects

This is really important to allow our hedgehogs to move the mile they require each night safely and to help them find habitat that is suitable for nesting, mating and food supplies. We need to provide a green highway by cutting a small 13cm hole … Read more


Photo credit: PTES

Hedgehog Talks at Grove Park School

Hedgehogs Schools Talks

We had a fantastic time over the past two mornings (April 21st and 22nd) at Grove Park School. We presented at their assemblies and talked about hedgehogs. We explained what a hedgehog is, what they do throughout the year, problems they face and then lots … Read more


ZSL Research proves hedgehogs need gardens to survive in London

Hedgehogs

WildChiswick worked with ZSL LondonHogwatch this year to place cameras across areas of Chiswick to monitor for hedgehog activity.  Today they released their findings from monitoring across London boroughs over several years.  This showed that green spaces with mixed habitat, allotments and having access to … Read more


Photo credit: ZSL londonhogwatch

Garden Bird Talk

GuestSpeaker Talks

This event is finished. Thank you to everyone who participated. We were delighted to host an evening with Mike Toms, Head of Communications, The British Trust for Ornithology last month. We have been asked by several if this talk was recorded.  We are afraid not! However, … Read more


Photo credit: Jo Gilbert