10 Jun '11, 11am

Rare Bird living it up in Soho on a #green roof |- #nature #biodiversity #gr...

Deep in the heart of Soho, the rare Black redstart (Pboenicurus ochruros) has been living it up with it's young on a roof near Brewer Street. The green roof consists of a sedum blanket with 60mm substrate in line with the green roof code . The designers, the greenroofconsultancy , also specified a number of wildflower plugs and other features such as logs to ensure that the roof was a diverse environment for both rare invertebrates and birds. The black redstarts nested nearby and brought their young to feed on the roof once they had fledged. This only the third time a black redstart family has been recorded on green roofs in London. The other records have been in the Canary Wharf. Considering much of the early work on installing green roofs in London was driven by the creation of habitat for this species, this is excellent news. The green roof was installed by Landmark Liv...

Full article: http://livingroofs.org/20110610319/latest-news/black-reds...

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