The most recent addition was brown argus in The WHCG has worked en route for protect the area at the same time as a nature reserve, as well as preventing a golf avenue and driving range as of being built.
The WHCG also organises administration work, which included an annual refurbishment of the tern rafts until the silting up of this part of the basin prevented a safe accost to the rafts, after that the group works along with Brent and Barnet councils on the management of the site, including applying for National Lottery backing. Scarce species include a single dark green fritillary in There is access from Birchen Coppice. The reservoir is distinguished for bats: In the late 19th century, this area was served as a result of the Welsh Harp railway station.
Aforementioned to the construction of the reservoir, marsh fritillary used to breed. Insects[ edit ] Many erstwhile forms of wildlife allow also been studied after that were documented in the Birds of Brent Basin. Dragonflies and damselflies allow been studied and 15 species have been seen, of which 12 bring about at the reservoir. Muntjac have been present as the beginning of the 21st century but are shy, their presence celebrated mainly by tracks, individual or two are infrequently seen in daytime. Facts and Figures.