Blog
  • Ealing’s Hedgehog Highways project launch. Can you help?
    Blog post by Natasha Gavin, EWG Hedgehog project lead When I was growing up in Ealing, it was a rare treat to see a hedgehog. In fact I only saw one once, when I was 12 yrs old, in South Ealing. I tried to pick it up, and that REALLY hurt. I learnt a life […]
  • Our Bouncy Baby Barn Owls!
    We have baby barn owls! Watch the story unfold here!
  • How to build a low cost moth trap
    By Kish Woolmore How to make a cheap low-cost Moth Trap: Generally retail price for readymade moth traps relatively expensive, starting around £150 with good ones being several hundred pounds. Most commercial ones relying on mains power or heavy batteries and not always easy to transport to sites. Being inspired by a Trap which Katie […]
  • Success! The Peregrines have fledged!
    It’s been two years in the making but at long last, the Ealing Hospital Peregrines have successfully fledged 3 chicks! Two females and one male as far as we can tell., and all are strong and healthy and flying around the hospital! There is a photo gallery that tells their story here And to read […]
  • A Nature Walk around Warren Farm
    I first heard of Warren Farm from the many diverse posts shared on the EWG Facebook page, seeing numerous photos of red kites, kestrels and skylarks soaring high above the 61-acre space, little owls looking out from the tree hollows of oak and a rainbow of insects and spiders. I have only visited once before […]
  • Ealing Beaver Day
    On Thursday May 26th at 7pm we’re delighted to be hosting our friends from Beaver Trust at Horsenden Farm (Horsenden Ln N, Horsenden, Greenford UB6 7PQ) to give an evening talk followed by a panel discussion to answer some of the questions and concerns arising from our public consultation on beaver reintroduction in Ealing. Our […]
  • Would you like to host Swift nest boxes with your neighbours? We’re looking for Swift street champions!
    In recent days the Swifts are arriving back in Ealing! We have pretty much completed phase one of our Swift project, with about 60 boxes already up and ready for inspection by adult breeding pairs who have returned to find their traditional nest site no longer present or accessible. As well as first year breeding […]
  • The Dawn Chorus
    WHY DO BIRDS SING SO GAY? (from the song, “Why Do Fools Fall In Love”, originally by Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers.) It’s just after five in the morning and I’ve been up an hour. It’s getting lighter by the minute and getting noisier, too. I’m an early bird today because I’m sound recording the […]
  • Raffle Winners!
    From the EWG@Costons Lane Grand Opening Day! First of all, I want to say thank you to everyone who came out to the Grand Opening and supported EWG@C! I will probably do a full post about that in a few days but I wanted to list the raffle winners asap so we can get people […]
  • Grand Opening Day Costons Lane
    The big day is coming – and we can’t wait for it! This Sunday (08/05/22) marks a very important milestone for Ealing Wildlife Group: it’s the day we will officially open EWG @ Costons Lane to the public and we’re oh – so very excited about it. There is still a lot we want to […]