The page is a brief overview about different types of bee and gives information to users of the Walk about the habitat that hosts one particular type of bee, and then tells you what you can do to encourage bees in your own garden.

Read more: Bees in general

This article relates to a small area of acid grassland situated between the Mountview Road overbridge and the Blythwood Road entrance gate, this small parcel of land is the only one of its kind along the Walk, or indeed in the whole of Islington.

Read more: Insects of the acid grassland


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    Common butterflies on the Parkland Walk

    Below we have listed the more common species that have been seen on the Walk, but the list is not definitive. Each year we usually find one that we wouldn't normally expect to see.

    The photographs here are reproduced with the permission of Tristan Bantock who retains copyright.