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  • 31st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Little Grebe, Kestrel, 2 Cormorant, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Jackdaw. (JAH)
  • 31st - Croft Rd SW16 : Yellow Wagtail (first for this site) (SEC)
  • 30th - Queen's Rd Cemetery (Thornton Heath) early pm: This month's watch/listen from the car very quiet indeed. 12 species (max total of 5 for any of them) & no surprises (GH)
  • 30th - Riddlesdown: 11:40 - 12:50. Very quiet. No Skylarks or Meadow Pipits. 2 Bullfinches, 1 Linnet, 1 Willow Warbler, c5 Chiffchaffs and a fem Kestrel were the highlights. (JB)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 17 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, female Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Collared Dove, Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler. (JAH)
  • 28th - Shirley Golf Course: Red Kite heading west mobbed by crows. (Mark H)(Thanks. Admin)
  • 27th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 30 Tufted Duck (including 17juvs), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 4 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 27th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 14 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Stock Dove,3 Collared Dove, Cetti's Warbler, Coal Tit, Jackdaw. (JAH)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 32 Tufted Duck (including 18juvs), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 4 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Stock Dove 1 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 26th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Kestrel, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 5 Swallow, Cetti's Warbler, Willow Warbler, Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit. (JAH)
  • 26th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 90 Canada Goose inc 5251108 & 5240673, 44 Mallard plus 4 juv, 3 Tufted Duck plus 2 juv, 1Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe plus 1 juv, 3 Moorhen plus 3 juv, 9 Coot, 26 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Magpie, 1 Chiffchaff (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 25th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 1 Greylag Goose, 96 Canada Goose inc 5251108 & 5240673, 56 Mallard plus 4 juv, 3 Tufted Duck plus 2 juv, 2 Little Grebe plus 1 juv, 8 Moorhen plus 3 1 juv, 15 Coot plus 2 juv, 43 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 25th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 14ad Tufted Duck + 18juv, pair Great Crested Grebe + 2juv, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 7 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 1 Greylag Goose, 74 Canada Goose inc 5251108 & 5240673, 14 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck plus 2 juv, 3 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen plus 3 juv, 6 Coot, 16 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Chiffchaff (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 12ad Tufted Duck +18juv, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Swallow, 6 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, first summer male Gadwall, 3 Cormorant, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Swift, Cetti's Warbler, Willow Warbler. (JAH)
  • 26th - Field Way/Birch Wood area, New Addington (early pm): Common Buzzard heard calling overhead (GH per Michael Hampton)
  • 22nd - Lloyd Park: Honey Buzzard over. (Surrey Bird Club)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag, 2 Egyptian Goose but no sign of gosling, Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Willow Warbler (DMac)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:00) 2 Egyptian Goose, Tufted Duck (total of 30 including juv), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Stock Dove 3 Collared Dove, 4 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 8 Swallow, 5 House Martin, 6 Chiffchaff, c20 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 8 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 21st - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Tufted Duck + 19juv, pair great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove (+1juv & 1 nest building), 2 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 15 Swallow, 5 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 15 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 21st - Waddon Ponds: 07:45- 08:20, WeBS count. Surprisingly no geese this morning, although some Canada Geese were heard flying nearby as I left. 2 ad and 7 juv Mute Swans, 76 ad and 3 juv Mallard, 3 ad and 2 juv Tufted Ducks, 3 ad and 3 juv Little Grebe, 18 ad and 3 juv Coot, 7 Moorhen, 27 Black-headed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 50+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 1Heron, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (JB)
  • 21st - Wandle Park: WeBS count. 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mallard. (JB)
  • 20th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, Tufted Duck (12ad + total of 19juv), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv, 1 Cormorant, 1 Stock Dove 2 Collared Dove (1 nest building), 6 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 19th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2.20pm: m Sparrowhawk repeatedly attacking Buzzard from below as it drifted medium high NNW and out of sight (GH)
  • 19th - Farthing Downs: Wheatear. (Surrey Bird Club)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose with sickly looking gosling, 5 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Kingfisher, Lesser Whitethroat, Goldcrest. (JAH)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake : (07:30:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 10ad + total of 21juv Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 8 Swift, 2 Green Woodpecker + 2juv, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 singing Willow Warbler, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jackdaw (over), 8 House Sparrow (JW)
    Marsh Tit 1

    Marsh Tit by Jenny Morgan

  • 16th - Sanderstead (Lime Meadow Avenue): Marsh Tit in garden.(Jenny Morgan)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 8ad Tufted Duck (+ 6 broods of 7-5-4-3-3-1), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler (1 singing), 6 Long-tailed Tit, 15 House Sparrows, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + gosling, 2 Great Crested Grebe (DMac)
  • 15th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Pair Mute Swan & 7 juv, 1 Greylag Goose, 71 Canada Goose inc 5251108 & 5261277, 39 Mallard plus 5 y, 4 Tufted Duck plus 2 y, 1 Grey Hero, 3 Little Grebe plus 2 juv, 5 Moorhen plus 3 juv, 12 Coot plus 2 juv & 1 juv, 17 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 15th - Selsdon Wood: Honey Buzzard flew over heading northeast at 10.45 (R D Weller)
  • 15th - Kingswood: 1 Marsh Tit bathing at edge of the pond (Gill Flinn)
  • 13th - Riddlesdown: 2 Kestrel and 3 Stock Doves (Tandridge section), 1 Treecreeper and 2 Goldcrest (Gill Flinn)
  • 11th - Millers Pond, Shirley (pm): 5 family parties of 9, 8, 6, 1 & 1 Mallard chicks (each one headed by a female), plus Moorhen with 1 chick (GH per Michael Hampton)
  • 11th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45): 2 Egyptian Goose, 10 ad Tufted Duck (+21 young, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv), 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Kestrel, 1 Stock Dove, c50 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 8 Chiffchaff, 20 Long-tailed Tit, 12 House Sparrow, 20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 10th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30.Pair Mute Swan with 7 juv, 1 Greylag Goose, 50 Canada Goose inc ringed birds 5251108, 5261670, 5261831, 68 Mallard with 5 young, 2 Tufted Duck with 2 young, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe with 2 young, 3 Moorhen with 1 & 3 young, 12 Coot with 2 juv, 18 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Woodpigeon, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Robin, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 10th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00-09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 10ad f Tufted Duck (+total of 21 young), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, c40 Swift, 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 10 Chiffchaff, 20 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 6 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - Millers Pond: 2 Mandarin Duck (adult + juv), (Gill Flinn)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, Tufted Duck (5 broods of 7-5,3-2-2), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrrowhawk, 1m Kestrel, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, c50 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 12 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 8th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Pair Mute Swan with 7 juv, 45 Canada Goose, 35 Mallard plus 5 new young, 4 Tufted Duck with 2 young (this is a first breeding record here), 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe with 2 young, 9 Moorhen with broods of 1, 2 & 1, 6 Coot with broods of 2 & 1, 30 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Chiffchaff (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 8th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, Tufted Duck (5 broods of 7-5-4-3-3), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 12 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Tufted Duck (+ 4 broods of 5-4-3-3 +1 new brood of 7), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, 6 Black-headed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, c50 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 7th - Farthing Downs: 1 kestrel over, 3 whitethroat, 1 lesser whitethroat, several juv chiffchaff, 1 green woodpecker, 1 great spotted woodpecker, 3 linnets (including 2 juv), 3 yellowhammer, 1 song thrush, 4 swift overhead, 15 jackdaw on adjacent field, 3 stock dove over, 3 bullfinch, and the icing on the cake 4 buzzard over adjacent fields, 2 calling repeatedly. (David Hayes)
  • 7th - Norbury (Pollards Hill South): am. Both GS and Green woodpecker juveniles feeding in the garden (MJN)
  • 6th - Norbury (Pollards Hill South): am. Young male Sparrowhawk hotly pursued by FIVE jays thru gardens at low level (MJN)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + gosling, Tufted Duck + 3 ducklings, Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe (DMac)
  • 3rd - Selsdon Park: White Stork reported flying over at 12:15. (Birdguides). Please note that the now regular White Stork was reported at Beddington Farmlands at '0723 and still present 1515' so either the Selsdon bird is a different one or the Beddington bird went flyabout at lunchtime. Does anyone know for certain if it was present at 12:15? (Admin) Not the answer that you asked but I can tell you it was there between 2-2.30pm preening and this entry may encourage others to log their times of their sighting (Dave Thrussell)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Lake: 2 Egyptian Goose, 10 Tufted Duck (+ 4 broods of 5-4-3-3), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv, 2 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 6 Black-headed Gull, 4 Stock Dove {all calling), 1 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Lake: 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Tufted Duck (+2 broods of 5 & 3), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 2 Cormorant, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, c20 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff (+ family party of 5), 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)