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  • 31st - Lloyd Park: 2pm Hobby. (PP)
  • 31st - Selsdon Park golf course: (10.30 approx.) 2 Buzzards calling, high up. (AJP)
  • 31st - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 20 Canada Goose, 15 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe +1 juv, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 17 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collard Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 50+ Starlings (on playing fields) 5 House Sparrow, (JW)
  • 30th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 17 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay 3 House Sparrow, (JW)
  • 30th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (9am): contact-calling Chiffchaff moving S across rlwy land; m Kestrel in gdn sycamore (6.30pm) (GH)
  • 30th - South Norwood Country Park: 32 Greylag Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe + 1 young, 4 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, Kingfisher, 2 Kestrel, Goldcrest, 3 Coal Tit, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 9 Greenfinch, 2 Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: 36 Greylag Goose, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 417 Starling. (JAH)
  • 29th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (10am): Nuthatch calling briefly in Gdns; 2 Jackdaws over low W (4.15pm) (GH)
  • 28th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (4pm): Sparrowhawk chasing Feral Pigeons very low through Gdns; Gt Spotted Woodpecker calling in gdn sycamore (GH)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 36 Greylag Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 2 Shoveler, 7 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe + 1 young, Sparrowhawk, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Coal Tit, 8 Whitethroat, elusive Whinchat in Moat Field, Grey Wagtail. (JAH) 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 15+ Chiffchaff (Roy Weller et al) 1 Buzzard. (J&CB)
  • 27th - Waddon Ponds: 09.00-10.00. 10 Mute Swan (2ad & 8 juv), 37 Canada Goose, 35 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 adult Little Grebe plus 2 separate 1 juvs, 1 Hobby 1 (landed in tree, then went off to the west), 2 Moorhen plus 1 juv, 16 Coot, 16 Black-headed Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 27th - South Norwood Country Park: 42 Greylag Goose, 2 Shoveler, Hobby, 2 Whitethroat. (JAH)
  • 27th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (9.30am): Alarm-calling Hobby being chased low S by pair of Magpies; heard alarm-calling again at 10.30am (GH)
  • 25th - South Norwood (Lancaster Road) (07:40) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch (calling) (JW)
  • 25th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:0915) 25 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 17 Mallard, 25 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv, 19 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Chiffchaff, 1/2 Willow Warbler, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 4 House Sparrows, (JW)
  • 24th - Coulsdon (St Andrews Road): Tawny Owl (BirdTrack)
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) 28 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard, 23 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 20 Moorhen, 28 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Long Tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 House Sparrows, (JW)
  • 24th - Riddlesdown: 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Kestrel, Linnet, 2 Blackcap, 1 Bullfinch. NO Skylarks or Meadow Pipits. (JB)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: 42 Greylag Goose, 134 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 4 Cormorant, a flock of 7 Little Egret flew around lake and returned east at 6am, 2 Little Grebe + 1 young, Kingfisher, Kestrel, Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, Willow Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Grey Wagtail. (JAH) This is an excellent record and represents by far the highest single count of Little Egrets in Croydon (admin) 4 Little Grebe, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Grey Heron, House Martin, 3 Willow Warbler (inc one in Sub-song), 11 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, Common Whitethroat, Yellow Wagtail heard. (London Birders - Samuel Levy & Arjun Dutta)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30} 21 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 17 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe +1 juv, 1 Cormorant (being mobbed by 10 Ring-necked Parakeets) 18 Moorhen +late new brood of 4, 22 Coot, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrows, (JW)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 15 Canada Goose 6 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv, 20 Coot, 15 Moorhen, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Goldfinch, (JW)
  • 21st - Farthing Downs: 1 Buzzard, 1 female Kestrel, 1 Wheatear, 1 Green Woodpecker, c10 Linnets including a family group, 1 Meadow Pipit. NO Skylarks or Yellowhammers, but a few tits around. (JB)
  • 21st - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (9am): Female Kestrel gliding fast & low SW over the house (GH)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: 33 Greylag Goose, Shoveler, Little Egret, 4 Whitethroat, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 40 Greylag Goose, Great Black-backed Gull over, 2 Swift. (JAH)
  • 19th - Farthing Downs: A flock of 30 Goldfinch (including juveniles), 8 Linnet (with 3 Juveniles), no Yellowhammer or Skylark, 1 Green Woodpecker, I Whitethroat, several Chiffchaff (including Juveniles), 1 Blackcap, 1 Kestrel, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Coal Tit, 6 Swallow hawking for insects, alarmingly no Blue Tit and only 1 Great Tit, 15+ Jackdaw. (DH)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: 37 Greylag Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 7 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe + 1 young, Sparrowhawk, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 2 Coal Tit, 12 Chiffchaff, 10 Blackcap, 6 Whitethroat, 3 Grey Wagtail, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 19th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (8am): 1 singing Blackcap in back garden (GH)
  • 18th - Purley (Peaks Hill) 7pm: 1 female Redstart in the garden, calling and feeding (DAL)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 29 Greylag Goose, Snipe feeding at edge of lake, 2 Swift, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 25 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 24 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv, 1f Kestrel, 18 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 5 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw (over), 3 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: 33 Greylag Goose, 160 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, Shoveler, 7 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe + 1 young, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 10 Collared Dove, Kingfisher, Kestrel, Peregrine, Coal Tit, Grey Wagtail. (JAH) 2 Kestrels, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Bullfinch. (JB)
  • 16th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (11am): group of c20 House Sparrows in Leylandii (several feeding young) (GH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: (07:50:09:15) 28 Canada Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, 21 Mallard, 28 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, pair Great Crested Grebe + 1juv, 1 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 19 Moorhen, 27 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - Wandle Park: Belated WeBS count. 3 Grey Wagtails, 8 Moorhens (2 adults, 2 well grown juveniles & 4 new chicks), Nuthatch, Stock Dove. (JB)
  • 16th - Waddon Ponds: Belated WeBS count. Mute Swan family, 3 Canada Geese, 53 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 21 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 3 adult & 1 juv Little Grebe, 13 Black-headed Gulls. (JB)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: 37 Greylag Goose, Water Rail. (JAH)
  • 15th - Purley Beeches: Tawny Owl kewicking at 22:40. (JB)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 25 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 22 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 1 juv, 1 Cormorant, 1f Kestrel, 20 Moorhen, 28 Coot, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 6 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 23 Greylag Goose, 166 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 5 Cormorant, Little Egret, Little Grebe, Water Rail, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Swift, 3 Kestrel, 2 Coal Tit, 12 Greenfinch. (JAH)
  • 14th - Shirley Park Golf Course (06:45): A Hobby hunting along the fairways in the brilliant early morning sunshine , possibly a second. (John Parish)
  • 14th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (5pm): 1m Kestrel hunting along rlwy embankment (GH)
  • 14th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 25 Canada Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, 22 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, pair Great Crested Grebe with 1 juv, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 14 Moorhen, 28 Coot, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Little Egret, Swift, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 12th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (8am): Chiffchaff calling on rlwy land (GH)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: Includes WeBS: 23 Greylag Goose, 103 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 31 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 6 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Water Rail, 14 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 16 Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 2 Coal Tit, Willow Warbler, 10 Whitethroat. (JAH)
  • 11th - Sparrowhawk haunting over Duppas Hill Road, 2 Greenfinch calling on Roundshaw Downs (SH)
  • 8th - Addington Court Golf Course: Treecreeper, House Martin (6), Nuthatch (Brian Russell)
  • 8th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) 18 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 17 Mallard, 12 Tufted Duck + total of 7 young, pair Great Crested Grebe with 1 juv, 1 juv Grey Heron, 16 Moorhen, 26 Coot, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 1 singing Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Coal Tit, 3 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 6th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 25 Canada Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, 17 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck + 2 broods of 4-3, pair Great Crested Grebe with 1 juv, 1f Sparrowhawk, 18 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 1 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 4th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (10am): Nuthatch singing briefly in Gdns (see 3rd) (GH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (9am): Nuthatch calling in Gdns (increasingly rare in these parts) (GH)
  • 1st - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 25 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 17 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck (1 brood of 4 + 1 new brood of 3), pair Great Crested Grebe with 1 young, 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 4 Swift, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)