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Tottenham Marshes Bat Walk

About half a mile from my home in Walthamstow, the streets and industrial units all come to an abrupt halt. The cityscape is replaced by the waterways and marshes of the Lea Valley Park Authority.
The park runs for 26 miles from the banks of the River Thames out into Hertfordshire and is dedicated to nature conservation and recreation. On a casual afternoon stroll you’re likely to share the park with people running, biking, canoeing or boating.
But at night, the park becomes a different place when the nocturnal creatures – like bats – come out to feed.
Curious to know more, Bronny, Del, Sarah and myself decided to join a ‘bat walk’ […]

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