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  • 30th - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:10:00hrs): 22 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 2 Cormorant, 1 imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove (calling), 1 Collared Dove, 2 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Swallow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 7 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Jay, 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 30th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed and Great Black-backed Gull over, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Mistle Thrush, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 29th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 1 Mute Swan, 16 Canada Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, 12 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 5 Moorhen, 19 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 9 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Wren, 2 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Goldfinch. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 29th - South Norwood Lake: 08:30:09:30hrs): 1 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 28 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe on nest, 2 Cormorant, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c20 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Blackcap (+ 3 nest building), 9 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 pair Long-tailed Tit (at nests feeding young), 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Sand Martin, 7 Swallow, House Martin, Mistle Thrush, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 28th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00hrs): 2 Egyptian Goose, 22 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), Pheasant (calling), 2 Cormorant, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Swallow, 3 Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap (2 pair nest building), 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler (singing), 2 Nuthatch, 3 Jay, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch nest building (JW)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: Egyptian Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Red Kite NW 8.50am, Common Sandpiper, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Mistle Thrush, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler (first of year), 4 Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Coal Tit, Jackdaw. (JAH/DM)
  • 27th -South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:15hrs): 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, Pheasant (calling from railway line), Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, Moorhen with 3 young, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Swallow, Grey Wagtail (with nesting material), 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 7 Blackcap (3nest building), 8 Chiffchaff (1 nest building), 1 singing Willow Warbler, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 27th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 19 Whitethroat, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 26th - Selsdon Wood: Cuckoo calling.(Heather Govier)
  • 26th - Farthing Downs: BBS highlights include 5 lesser whitethroat, 3 house sparrow (sadly changed times), 3 whitethroat, 3 skylarks, 1 green woodpecker, 2 long tailed tits, 1 goldcrest, 5 yellowhammer, 4 linnet, 1 goldfinch, 6 greenfinch, 4 chiffchaff, 1 blackcap, 3 song thrush. Also on the Downs 1 mistle thrush, 1 sparrowhawk over, 4 swallow, 1 stock dove. (David Hayes)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00hrs): 4 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, male Wood Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest, 3 visible eggs), 2 Cormorant, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 7 Great Spotted Woodpecker (2 drumming), 4 Swallow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 7 Blackcap, 9 Chiffchaff, 1 singing Willow Warbler, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw (over), c30 Starling on playing fields, 8 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 26th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Common Sandpiper, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 4 Swallow, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 25th - Sparrowhawk over Broad Green/Sumner Road heading towards Factory Lane at approx 17:15 (SH)
    Wood Duck 1

    Wood Duck by John Watson

  • 25th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30hrs) 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Tufted Duck, male Wood Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit (1 pair at nest feeding young), 2 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 25th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 3pm: Female Sparrowhawk circling high over rlwy land (GH)
  • 25th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 21 Herring Gull on island, 2 Stock Dove, 6 Swallow, Mistle Thrush, Lesser Whitethroat. (JAH)
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30hrs) 2 Egyptian Goose, 16 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 2 Cormorant, 2ad Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Green Woodpecker, 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 singing Dunnock, 3 Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 4 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - Addington Hills: At 09:00 a Wood Warbler, chased by a Robin from the margin of one of the small ponds in the newly cleared 'wood-pasture' area close to the edge of Oaks Road. Spent a minute or two drying out in the branches of one of the big oaks nearby before departing. (John Parish)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: Teal, Mallard with brood of seven, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Lesser Whitethroat (one along path behind lake; other around Compound), Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 23rd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.15. 1 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag Goose, 19 Canada Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 9 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 18 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Blackcap (m&f), 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Wren, 2 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 4 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 23rd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2pm: Male Kestrel hunting along rlwy embankment, then NW (GH)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: 8 Greylag Goose, Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat (Compound), Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 23rd - South Norwood (Morland Rd): At about 1.30pm a Buzzard flew over from the direction of Davidson Road (NW). It then began to soar upwards, just drifting around in circles. Watched for about 10 mins. (Lesley Gadsden)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Kestrel, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, Grey Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat, Jackdaw. (JAH/DM) Also 3 Egyptian Goose 8:30pm (Ernie Thomason)
  • 22nd - Lloyd Park: Ring Ouzel,(PP)
  • 21st - Selsdon: Red Kite flying towards Addington direction. I was alerted by a noisy crow. (Sheila Woolcock)
  • 21st - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 4pm: Male Sparrowhawk circling/displaying medium high, then W, 2 singing Blackcap & a Greenfinch (first here for 7 months!!) (GH)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: 6 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 24 Blackcap, 12 Whitethroat, Coal tit, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH), Also Tawny Owl possible 2 calling from Elmers End Road (Ernie Thomason)
  • 21st - Lloyd Park: Ring Ouzel, Bullfinch, Kestrel, Whitethroat. Name Please?
  • 20th - Lloyd Park: Ring Ouzel at 14:15 (PP) Do you mean the sports ground opposite Coombe Farm?
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 19th - Purley Beeches: Tawny Owl flew from n ivy clad tree during a walk through.(Meike Weiser)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Common Buzzard, Kestrel, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 7 Whitethroat, Coal Tit. (JAH)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Greylag Goose, Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Buzzard NE at 11.05, Kestrel, 4 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Swallow, House Martin (first here this year), 18 Blackcap, 5 Whitethroat, Reed Bunting. (JAH/PP/DM and Friends of SNCP birdwalk)
  • 18th - Waddon Ponds: 07.30-08.30. 1 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 8 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 22 Herring Gull including red A9MT (ringed on 21st March 2015 at Pitsea Landfill Site, Essex), 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blackcap, 2 Wren, 8 Starling, 1 Ring Ouzel, 3 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 18th - Lloyd Park: Ring Ouzel.(PP)
  • 18th - Norbury (Pollards Hill South): Buzzard over @ 11.30, 1 female Sparrowhawk pursued by vocal Starling pair, Blackcap still singing in garden and a pair at top of Pollards hill (MJN)
  • 17th - Lloyd Park: Ring Ouzel at 15:00.(Peter Phillips)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake (08:00-09:00hrs): 2 male Shoveler, Great Crested Grebe (on nest), 1 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Gt Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Nuthatch (GH per JW)
  • 17th - Waddon Ponds: early WeBS count. 1 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag, 4 Egyptian Geese, 12 Canada Geese, 23 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 23 Coot (6 occupied nests), 5 Moorhens,1 Little Grebe, 2 Goldcrests singing, 2 Mistle Thrush (one carrying food), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (JB)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Swallow, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Jackdaw. (JAH/DM)
  • 16th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 1 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 28 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 22 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 22 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 4 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Robin, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 16th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1.55pm: Common Buzzard drifting medium high NE (GH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:00hrs) 1 Egyptian Goose, 20 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe on nest (3 visible eggs), 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 7 singing Blackcap, 6 singing Chiffchaff, 2 pair Long-tailed Tit, pair Blue Tit nest building in Bat box, 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - Coulsdon: Red Kite drifted south-west at 09:00 (London Birders)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Common Buzzard low over Moat Field 8.40am, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 4 Sand Martin, Swallow, Grey Wagtail, Whinchat in hedge at bottom of Mound, Goldcrest, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 15th - Purley Way: 2 Kestrel flying over J.Sainsbury. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 15th - Thornton Heath Recreation Ground : Red Kite (1) 18.10 heading south mobbed by crows (D Benton)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, Teal, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 2 Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 15th - Riddlesdown: Ring Ouzel calling behind Wentworth Way, 5 Linnets, 4 Meadow Pipits (1 displaying), 16+ Skylarks (at least 12 singing), 14 singing Chiffchaffs, 6 Blackcaps, pair of Stock Doves. (JB)
  • 14th - Coulsdon (Mead Way): Chiffchaff singing, Goldcrest singing.(JB)
  • 14th - South Norwood Country Park: (1830-1930): 6 Blackcap, 4 Egyptian Goose, Long-tailed tit, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Kestrel, 2 Greylag Goose, Tufted Duck, Green woodpecker, Pheasant, Great crested grebe (Dan Keel & David Mills)
  • 14th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 3pm: Male Kestrel low SW & 2 singing Blackcaps (GH)
  • 13th - South Croydon: 2 Ring Ouzels seen briefly in a private garden this morning. (Reported to JB) NB there were 4 at Woldingham and 3 at Beddington Farmlands today, so obviously an influx around the area.
  • 13th - Little Woodcote, Wallington: 4 Ring Ouzels, 9 Wheatears. (London Birders/Pete Alfrey)
  • 13th - Norbury (Pollards Hill South): 07.00 2 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler singing +Green & Great Spot calling in gardens (MJN)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Little Egret, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, Coal Tit, Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 13th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 1 Greylag Goose, 16 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 19 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 11 Coot, 14 Herring Gull, 8 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff with a ring, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap (m&f), 1 Wren, 4 Starling, 2 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 12th - Waddon Ponds: 08.30-09.00. 1 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag Goose, 8 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 6 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow (one in nest), 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 8 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush (1st time I have seen this species here), 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 12th - Farthing Downs: 3 yellowhammer, 3 linnet (1 in song), 3 skylark in song, 1 mipit over, 4 song thrush in song, 1 stock dove, 3 chiffchaff, 3 blackcap (2 in song), 1 coal tit, 1 buzzard. In Devilsden Wood 3 treecreepers, 7+ nuthatch, 2 bullfinch, 1 pied wagtail, 1 long tailed tit, 3 chaffinch, 1 green woodpecker, 1 great spotted woodpecker heard calling. (David Hayes)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 16 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat (equals earliest arrival date), 4 Willow Warbler, Jackdaw, 2 Rook 8.40am going south, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM) 1800 - 1900: Green Woodpecker, Chiffchaff, Tufted Duck, pheasant, Greylag Goose, Swallow, House Martin, long-tailed tit, goldcrest, blackcap, willow warbler, dunnock, robin (Dan Keel & David Mills)
  • 12th - Kings Wood: Buzzard calling, 3+ Marsh Tits (along ride from post 4 towards golf course), 5 Chiffchaffs, 4 Blackcaps, Bullfinch.(JB)
  • 12th - Selsdon Park GC: Buzzard again apparently feeding on fairway, 3 singing Goldcrests. (JB)
  • 12th - Sanderstead: Goldcrest singing in Cranleigh Gardens. (JB)
  • 11th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns): Female Kestrel hunting low over rlwy land (3pm); pair Stock Dove calling/interacting & newly-arrived Blackcap singing on & off all day (GH)
  • 11th - South Norwood Lake (08:00:10:00hrs) 2 Egyptian Goose, 20 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 2ad Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker (2 excavating nest holes), 1 Song Thrush, 3 singing Blackcap, 6 singing Chiffchaff, 1 singing Willow Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, 3 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Teal, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, 2 Swallow, Sedge Warbler, 10 Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH/PP) 1pm - 2.30pm) Kingfiher, Blackcap, Long-tailed tit, Willow warbler, Tufted duck, 2 x Greylag geese (mating in lake), Great crested grebe, chiffchaff, pheasant (Dan Keel)
  • 10th - Roundshaw Downs (part in Sutton, part in Croydon): 3 blackcaps, 4 chiffchaffs, 2 wheatears, 2 meadow pipits, 8 skylarks (DL)
  • 10th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:10:00hrs) 2 Egyptian Goose, 24 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Kestrel, 1 Stock Dove 1 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 4 singing Blackcap, 7 singing Chiffchaff, 2 singing Willow Warbler, Long Tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, pair Jay (nest building), 2 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: 9 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, Teal, Cormorant, 2 Kestrel, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, Grey Wagtail, 2 Willow Warbler, 7 Jay, Linnet, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 9th - Grange Park (Old Coulsdon): Female Blackcap, Robin, Dunnock (Ernest Thomason)
  • 9th - Pollards Hill South:a.m. 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap singing in garden oaks/willows, 1 Linnet over N, Mistle Thrush in full song (MJN)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:09:45hrs) 2 Greylag Goose, 20 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe (on nest), 1 Cormorant, 2 imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit (at nest), 1 Jay, 4 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 8 Blackcap, 12 Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 8th - Hutchinsons Bank (late am): pair of Kestrels circling together over the chalk grassland. (John Parish)
  • 8th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2pm: Male Kestrel hunting & female Sparrowhawk circling/displaying over railway land (GH)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: 9 Greylag Goose, Teal, 6 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 3 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 8th - Riddlesdown: 07:25 - 08:50. 16+ Skylarks (10+ singing),12 Chiffchaffs singing, 4 Blackcaps (3 singing), 3 Meadow Pipits (1 displaying), 3 Linnets, 2 pairs of Stock Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers drumming, 4 Green Woodpeckers.(JB)
  • 8th - Sanderstead: Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming, Nuthatch singing,2 pairs of Canada Geese (JB)
  • 8th - Selsdon Park: 06:20-07:00. Buzzard apparently hunting for worms on the fairways of the golf course, 2 Chiffchaffs, 5+ Pheasants. (JB)
  • 8th - Sanderstead Plantation: 2 Stock Doves singing, 2 Chiffchaffs, Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming, Goldcrest singing, 2 singing Treecreepers, 2 Nuthatches, 6 Jays (including 5 together).(JB)
  • 7th - Waddon Ponds: 08.50-09.30. 1 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Goose - 1 sitting on nest, 10 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe - 2 sitting on nests, 6 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 1 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Dunnock, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 7th - Purley Beeches: Chiffchaff singing.(JB)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 3 Cormorant, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Jackdaw. (JAH) 2 Kestrel, 1 Reed Bunting (DM/Brian R)
  • 6th - Waddon Ponds: 12.17-13.17. 1 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 18 Canada Goose - 1 sitting on 5 eggs, 2 Egyptian Goose, 7 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe - 1 sitting on nest, 9 Moorhen, 13 Coot - 5 sitting on nest, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 11 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 6th - Kenley Airfield: 2 Wheatear by NE blast bay (Bill Bessant)
  • 6th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 6pm: Female Sparrowhawk circling/displaying medium high over railway land (GH)
  • 6th - B&Q Valley Park, Purley Way: Blackcap & Chiffchaff singing in trees around garden section & 2 pied Wag in car park (MJN)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 14 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, Shoveler, 29 Tufted Duck, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 5th - Foxley Wood: 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Treecreeper. (Dave Warren)
  • 5th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 5.40pm: Common Buzzard high E (towards SNCP/Elmers End area), plus earlier Grey Heron low SW towards SNL (GH)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 2 Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Grey Wagtail, Mistle Thrush, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 4th - Farthing Downs: 4 greylag geese over (for me, a life tick at this site), 2 yellowhammer (1 in song), 3 linnet (1 in song), 3 skylark in song, 2 mipits over, 26 fieldfare (the highest count I've had here since last winter), 4 song thrush in song, 1 stock dove, 1 chiffchaff, 1 blackcap, 1 coal tit, 1 sparrowhawk. (David Hayes)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Greylag Goose, Egyptian Goose, Shoveler, Cormorant, Kestrel, Snipe, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 4 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, Grey Wagtail, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Also reported: Sparrowhawk, Mistle Thrush.
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Greylag Goose, Teal, 3 Shoveler, Cormorant, Kestrel, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 7 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 4 Jay, 3 Jackdaw, male Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 2 Kestrel, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 1st - Waddon Ponds: 13.00-14.00. 1 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 29 Canada Goose, 27 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 1 Herring Gull, 7 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Swallow, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 1 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 4 House Sparrow, 4 Goldfinch. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 1st - South Norwood (Pittille Gdns) 3pm: 4 Greylag Goose flying medium high N towards Anerley (and beyond), plus pair Stock Dove feeding in garden (GH)
  • 1st - South Norwood Lake:(08:30:10:00) 2 Egyptian Goose, 38 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 1 singing Blackcap, 5 singing Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 3 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, (JW)
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: 5 Greylag Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose together on island, 2 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 2 Kestrel, 5 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)

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