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December 2016

  • 30th - Waddon Ponds: 10.00-11.00. 5 Mute Swan, 1 Egyptian Goose ringed 1459685, 43 Mallard, 1 Pochard (f), 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 10 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 76 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 3 Common Gull, 18 Herring Gull inc new ringed bird L7XT, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Wren, 12 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 30th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 42 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe,5 Cormorant 1 Grey Heron, 50+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (1 drumming) Pied Wagtail(over) 1 Song Thrush, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 15 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch, (JW)

Late news from 21st: 20-30 Waxwings in Forestdale - see below.

  • 29th - Pittville Gdns, South Norwood (2-3pm): male Kestrel hunting/perching on rlwy land for at least 1 hour (GH)
  • 29th - Waddon Ponds: 10.00-11.00. 5 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose ringed 1459685, 22 Mallard 22, 3 Pochard (1f, 2m), 16 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 14 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 23 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 15 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Magpie, 1Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap (1f, 1m), 1 Wren, 2 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Robin, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 28th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose ringed 1459685, 28 Mallard, 1 Pochard (f), 18 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 53 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 2 Common Gul2, 10 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 6 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 3 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 28th - Purley: M & F Blackcap in my front garden, seemingly feeding on the flowers of a Mahonia. (London Bird Club)
  • 28th - Queen's Rd Cemetery, Thornton Heath (1pm-2.15pm): 23 species incl Green Woodpecker, Pied Wagtail, Redwing, Goldcrest & Jackdaw (GH)
  • 27th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 16 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose ringed 1459685, 53 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 119 Black-headed Gull onc white VBA, 4 Common Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 7 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 10 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 8 Redwing, 2 Robin, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th - And today it was 2 Turtle Doves (I wish) and a partridge in a pear tree! (admin)
  • 26th - Lower Barn Road, Purley: Red Kite flying over 11.30am. (NH)
  • 26th- Croft Rd SW16: Great Tit looking at bird box several times. Previously nested in by gt tits 2 years ago. (SEC)
  • 25th - Happy Christmas to all Croydon Birders followers. Anyone have a partridge in a pear tree today? (admin)
  • 25th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 28 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose ringed 1459685, 48 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 93 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 50+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Jay, 2 Carrion Crow, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 8 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Robin, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 24th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 10 Canada Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose onc ringed 1459685, 63 Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 26 Black-headed Gull 26, 1 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 30+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Wren, 20 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 3 Redwing, 2 Robin, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 24th - Chepstow Rise: in garden, a female Blackcap, a Mistle Thrush and a continual to and fro of Redwings (20++); on the roof, 4 Herring Gulls. (John Parish)
  • 24th - Lower Barn Road, Purley: Buzzard flying over to east at 1.30pm and later flying west about 3pm. (NH)
    Ring-necked Parakeets 1

    Parakeets prospecting a nest hole. Dave McMillan

  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: Parakeets prospecting a nest hole. (DMc)
  • 23rd - Farthing Downs: 1 very vocal Buzzard seen as I cycled through (juv?). (David Hayes)
  • 23rd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 11 Canada Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose inc ringed 1459685, 52 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 59 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 7 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 6 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 8 Ringed-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 16 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 6 Redwing, 1 Robin, 1 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 22nd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 13 Canada Goose, 31 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 78 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 2 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Starling, 1 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Pied Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 22nd - Farthing Downs: The adjacent field and hedgerows held 3 Greenfinch, 2 Chaffinch, 12 Ring Necked Parakeet, 9 Jackdaw, 3 Long Tailed Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Herring Gull over, 10+ Redwing, 4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch 1 Kestrel. (David Hayes)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 35 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jackdaw(on playing fields) 8 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch, (JW)
  • 21st - Forestdale: 20-30 Waxwings in Courtwood Lane. (Mavis Barber)
  • 21st - Pollards Hill South, Norbury: Male Sparrowhawk "took out" unwary Feral pigeon. Unphased when I approached-carried on plucking! (MJN)
  • 19th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Goose, 2, Egyptian Goose ringed 1459685 & 1459643, 44 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 85 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA and a 2nd colour ringed bird (T14R?), 2 Common Gull, 8 Herring Gull, 9 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 21 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 3 Redwing, 2 Robin, 3 House Sparrow, 4 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 18th - Farthing Downs: Flock of 130 Herring Gull on field adjacent to the Downs, and 2 Lesser Black Backed Gulls in the mix, in excess of 30 Redwing, 12 Fieldfare, 3 maybe 4 Bullfinch, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Goldcrest and, blissfully, not a Ring-Necked Parakeet in sight or sound! (David Hayes)
Mandarin
  • 18th - Waddon Ponds: 08:15-09:00. WeBS count in murky conditions after having a dog (that I had just been told by its owner was OK) growl, jump up and grab my arm in its jaws briefly!!! Pair Mandarins, 2 Egyptian Geese both ringed, Mute Swan family, 19 Canada Geese, 36 Mallard,16 Tufted Ducks, 12 Moorhens, 19 Coot, just 15 Black-headed Gulls, 2 Common Gulls, 1 Heron, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 100+ Ring-necked Parakeets. (JB)
Grey Wagtail
  • 18th - Wandle Park: WeBS count. 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Black-headed Gulls, 20 Mallard, c30 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Mistle Thrush, 4+ Redwings. (JB)
  • 17th - Sanderstead: Tawny Owl calling in Briton Hill Road about 22:00. (JB)
  • 16th - Addington Hills (am): unprecedented number of Redwings : difficult to count but I made it at least 570 on my regular circuit of the site! Also 30 Fieldfares and 45 Blackbirds, both totals probably underestimating by a wide margin. (John Parish)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: 26 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 150+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush (1 singing), 1 Chiffchaff, 20 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 9 House Sparrow, c30 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30.5 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose ringed 1459685,1459643, 33 Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 96 Black-headed Gull inc VBA 2PNT, 3 Common Gull, 8 Herring Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 14 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 15th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 36 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose 1459685, 1459643, 41 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 110 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull, 15 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 4 Collared Dove, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Wren, 11 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 3 Robin, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 15th - Addington Court Golf Course - 200+ Redwings and Fieldfares (Mainly Redwings) around the course all day. Also Nuthatch, G S Woodpecker, Buzzard (Brian Russell)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake: 22 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, c100 Black-headed Gull on lake + c100 on playing fields, 2 Common Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush (1 singing), 1 Chiffchafff, c30 Long-tailed Tit, 12 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 10 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 10 Shoveler, Sparrowhawk, 4 Water Rail, Woodcock in low flight near big ash tree towards Ryelands Field, 2 Snipe, 6 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, Goldcrest, Cetti's Warbler( first time since 24th Nov. and completes a twelve month stay in the Park), Chiffchaff, 3 Fieldfare, 18 Redwing. (JAH)
  • 14th - South Norwood Lake:(09:00:10:00) 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, c100 Black-headed Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail (over), 3 Song Thrush (1 singing), 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 15 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 14th - Location undisclosed: 3 Peregrines calling and circling together. (JS) (Thanks for the record, but location has been removed for sensitivity. I would, however, appreciate an email if there are similar records in the future. admin)
  • 14th - Sanderstead: 2 Buzzards calling and circling over Arkwright Road at 11:45 before 1 flew north and the other flew south. (JB)
  • 14th - Russell Hill, Purley: c20 Fieldfare descended briefly on our cotoneaster tree (Derek Lea)
  • 13th - Pollards Hill South, Norbury: 6+ Goldfinch feeding on lavender bushes most of day (MJN)
  • 13th - Croydon: Peregrine perched at 11:30. (J & C Birkett)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 10 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 5 Shoveler, Cormorant, Water Rail, Snipe, 8 Common Gull, 4 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Goldcrest, 4 Fieldfare, 17 Redwing. (JAH)
  • 12th - Croham Hurst: Tawny Owl hooting at 22:42.(JB)
  • 12th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose ringed - 1459685 & 1459643, 41 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 46 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 3 Common Gull, 8 Herring Gull, 16 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Starling, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 11th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00. 5 Mute Swan, 19 Canada Goose, 37 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 43 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, 50+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 3 Robin, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 11th - Riddlesdown Common: 2 red kites flying over Coombe Woods about 2.30 pm.(NH)
  • 11th - Towpath Way, Woodside: Garden 1st; Linnets on my garden bird feeders along with the more usual Tits, Robins, and Sparrows, with the wood Pigeons foraging for dropped seeds. 9:30am (Rob Wyllie)
  • 10th - Devilsden Wood: 3 Treecreeper, 11 Nuthatch, 1 or 2 Mistle Thrush, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 7 Goldcrest, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 14 Jackdaw wheeling above noisily, 1 Buzzard heard, 4 Fieldfare over, in excess of 20 Redwing over or passing through, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Sparrowhawk over. (David Hayes)
  • 10th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2pm (13°C): Dunnock singing non-stop in the garden - must be spring already!? (GH)
  • 10th Buttermere Gardens: 20+ Redwings and 1 Fieldfare on cotoneaster, plus 2 Song Thrushes (GF)
  • 9th - Addiscombe (Bingham Rd) (TQ36N) 10pm: Redwings calling low overhead (GH)
  • 9th - Devilsden Wood : 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Buzzard over, circa 20 Ring Necked Parakeets, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch (maybe more), 4 Wren, several Blue and Great Tit, 2 Fieldfare over and 16 Redwing, no Treecreeper but will try again tomorrow. (David Hayes).
  • 9th - Sanderstead: c50 Redwing flew south over Briton Hill Road this afternoon. Parakeets heading towards Croydon (and thence Mitcham Common?) at dusk. (JB)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 24 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1ad/1juv Great Crested Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 60 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 15 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 2 Water Rail, Snipe, 4 Common Gull, Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, 9 Fieldfare, 57 Redwing, Mistle Thrush. (JAH)
  • 8th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 28 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1ad Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, c150 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 singing Song Thrush, 1f Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 15 House Sparrow, c40 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 8th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 19 Canada Goose, 25 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 14 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 133 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull, 17 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 7th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose both ringed - 1459685 & 1459643, 22 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 73 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 3 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 3 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) 36 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, c100 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 1imm Herring Gull, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 singing Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 25 House Sparrow, c30 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 59 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 5 Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 4 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Kestrel, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 2 Fieldfare, 11 Redwing, Mistle Thrush. (JAH)
  • 6th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:09:30) 40 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1ad/1juv Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 60 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 2 imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Goldcrest, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 12 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 5th - South Norwood CP: Kingfisher. (Mark H)
  • 5th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 42 Mallard, 15 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 15 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 21 Black-headed Gull inc ringed bird VBA, 1 Common Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 3 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 3 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th: Coulsdon Common: 3 Goldcrest, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Kestrel, 3 Long Tailed Tit. (David Hayes)
  • 4th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00.5 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 17 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 7 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 128 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 6 Woodpigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 50+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Wren, 9 Starling (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th - Sanderstead: 2 Fieldfares and 10 Redwing east over Briton Hill Road at 09:50. First Fieldfare record for garden this year.(JB)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 5 Water Rail (showing very well today), 177 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 14 Herring Gull (more than 1000 over east), 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, Chiffchaff, 17 Fieldfare, 22 Redwing, Mistle Thrush. (JAH)
  • 3rd - Farthing Downs: 21 Redwing, 3 Fieldfare, 3 mipit, 3 Bullfinch, 2 Chaffinch, 13 Goldfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 11 Jackdaw, 4 Long Tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Goldcrest, 20+ Ring Necked Parakeet, 8 Starling. (David Hayes)
  • 3rd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 8pm: several Redwings calling low overhead (GH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 6 Water Rail, 5 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Tawny Owl close to Elmers End entrance at 7.15am, Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 6 Fieldfare, Grey Wagtail. (JAH/PP)
  • 3rd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 6 Mute Swan (3ad & 3 juv) inc a new bird W40653 - I turned up just as people were taking new Swan away to the Swan Sanctuary, 46 Canada Goose, 41 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 6 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 108 Black-headed Gull inc ringed birds 2PNT, VBA & ST246.356, 1 Common Gull, 10 Herring Gull, 2 Long-tailed Tit (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 2nd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Goose, 22 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 148 Black-headed Gull inc ringed bird 2PNT, 5 Common Gull, 28 Herring Gull, 11 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 3 Starling, 2 Robin, 5 House Sparrow, 4 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 56 Greylag Goose, 6 Water Rail, Snipe. (JAH)
  • 1st -Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 54 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 13 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 95 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 13 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Wren, 3 Robin, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 1st - Lloyd Park: 10 Redpoll.(PP)
  • 1st - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 36 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 70 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush (1 singing), 7 Redwing over, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 9 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 1 Jackdaw (over), 7 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)

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