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  • 31st - Farthing Downs: 1 Yellowhammer (sadly very uncommon in all Seasons now), 3 Linnet, 1 Mistle Thrush, 9 Redwing, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Kestrel, 3 Dunnock in early Spring mode, 7 Goldfinch, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Chaffinch. (DH)
  • 31st - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.30. 4 Mute Swan, 14 Canada Goose, 57 Mallard, 1 Pochard, 11 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 16 Coot, 51 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31, white VBA, HA34.126 & 2 other ringed birds, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 30+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 3 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 House Sparrow, 3 Goldfinch, 1 Chaffinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 30th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 4 Mute Swan, 17 Canada Goose, 19 Mallard, 1 Pochard, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 16 Coot, 91 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31 & HA34.126, 3 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Starling, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 30th - Farthing Downs: 1 Peregrine (hunting, 1 spectacular but unsuccessful stoop), 1 F Sparrowhawk, 1 Marsh Tit, (very rare on the Downs but have been seen in nearby Devilsden Wood), 8 Redwing, a flock of circa 40 Goldfinch, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, circa 50 Jackdaw, 3 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Linnet, 2 Common Gull, 1 Kestrel, 3 Dunnock, 1 Nuthatch, a flock of 18 Starling. (DH)
  • 30th - Sanderstead Plantation: Sparrowhawk being chased by 4 noisy Ring-necked Parakeets. (JB)
  • 30th - Thornton Heath Recreation Ground: Blackcap (male) again (kered1)
  • 28th - Purley: 1 Red Kite. (Purley Birders by Twitter)
  • 28th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 19 Canada Goose, 20 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 60 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, c20 Redwing, 3 Goldcrest, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 3 Jackdaw, 8 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 20 Shoveler, 6 Cormorant, Little Grebe, 3 Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 2 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, Grey Wagtail, Bullfinch, Redpoll, 18 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 28th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 4 Mute Swan, 43 Canada Goose, 14 Mallard, 1 Pochard, 9 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 10 Coot, 108 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA & black XN31 plus 2 ringed bird, 2 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 27th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 4 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Goose, 24 Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 10 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 61 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31 & HA34.126, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake (07:45:0915) 2 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 21 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 m Sparrowhawk, 20 Moorhen, 23 Coot, 40 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Redwings, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, 20 Goldfinch, (JW)
  • 26th - South Norwood Country Park: 60 Canada Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 19 Shoveler, 9 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, Sparrowhawk, 3 Water Rail, 3 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 10 Collared Dove, 3 Kestrel, Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, 3 Redpoll, 3 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 25th - Thornton Heath Recreation Ground : Blackcap (male) (kered1)
  • 25th - Coombe Road Playing Fields, South Croydon, 09.10-09.59: 1st year Iceland Gull. Bird finally left as all the gulls were disturbed by joggers and dispersed, but hopefully it's still in the area. (Jo East and AJP)
  • 24th - Farthing Downs: 1 Bullfinch, 2 Skylark, 7 Redwing, 1 Chaffinch, 15 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Common Gull, 3 Black-headed Gull, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Pied Wagtail over, 1 Kestrel, 17 Jackdaw, 4 Canada Geese over, 1 Dunnock in song, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Coal Tit. (DH)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 12 Shoveler, 6 Cormorant, 6 Water Rail (3 seen), 232 Black-headed Gull, 8 Common Gull, 7 Stock Dove, 11 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing, Bullfinch, 8 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 24th - Purley (Lower Barn Road): 45-50 Herring Gulls flying over. Heard Song Thrush continuing to sing, with Dunnock and Robin now started (NH).
  • 24th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.30. 4 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 29 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Peregrine over, 9 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 96 Black-headed Gull inc North Thames ringed 2TTJ, white VBA, black XN31 & metal HA34.126, 2 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 30+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 23rd - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 4 Mute Swan, 24 Canada Goose, 18 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 26 Coot, 72 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 16 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 23rd - Norbury: 2 very vocal Grey Wagtails on rooftops along London Road for second day. (MJN)
  • 23rd- Purley (Lower Barn Road): Sparrowhawk hunting causing large flock of 40 Woodpigeon to fly up (NH). :
  • 23rd - Addington Hills (am) - Firecrest, 4 Treecreeper, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, 8 Coal Tit, 5 Redwing, 6 Jay, 11 Magpie. (John Parish)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 15 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 5 Water Rail, Snipe, Common Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Fieldfare, 14 Redwing, Bullfinch, 7 Redpoll, 18 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 22nd - Croydon: Goldcrest singing by Croydon Minster and a Peregrine flew over.(JB)
  • 22nd- Lower Barn Road: Song thrush and great tits have started singing (NH)
  • 22nd - Sanderstead (Lime Meadow Ave): Marsh Tit in private garden. (Jenny Morgan)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 15 Shoveler, 5 Cormorant, Little Grebe, 4 Water Rail, 8 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, 2 Kestrel, 3 Fieldfare, 39 Redwing, Bullfinch, 3 Redpoll. (JAH)
  • 22nd - Waddon Ponds: 12.40-13.40. 4 Mute Swan, 17 Canada Goose, 30 Mallard, 16 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 15 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 93 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31, white VBA and with an upside down ring, 2 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 3 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals a Waddon Ponds)
  • 21st - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 4 Mute Swan, 23 Canada Goose, 12 Mallard, 19 Tufted Duck, 6 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 79 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31, 3 Common Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 9 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 5 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 20 Shoveler, 5 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, 4 Water Rail, 6 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 31 Fieldfare, 48 Redwing, 6 Redpoll, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 19th - Croydon (North End): 100+ Pied Wagtails in roost tree between Next and McDonalds this evening. (JB)
  • 19th - Coulsdon: Service road between Brighton Road / Chipstead Valley Road Coulsdon: House Sparrows 30+ (NH)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: Peregrine low over 90% frozen lake, 8 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 15 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 10 Water Rail, 4 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 10 Collared Dove, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 19 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, Redpoll, 5 Siskin. (JAH) 10:30-13:00 1 Snipe, 12+ Fieldfare, dozens of Redwings around the adjacent cemetery, Sparrowhawk mobbed by Crows, Kestrel carrying food. (JB)
  • 18th - Sanderstead (Britpn Hill Road): Tawny Owl kewicking nearby at 22:30.(JB)
  • 18th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (pm): regular female Kestrel in sycamore for 10 mins (3pm) & group of Redwings calling overhead (6pm) (GH)
  • 18th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 27 Canada Goose, 24 Mallard, 26 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 20 Moorhen, 28 Coot, 60 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Redwing, 3 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 10 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 17 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 5 Water Rail, 4 Common Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 19 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, Bullfinch, 7 Redpoll, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 18th - Lower Barn Road: Buzzard flying low over garden heading south.(NH)
  • 18th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30.4 Mute Swan, 26 Canada Goose, 20 Mallard, 1 Pochard, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 109 Black-headed Gull, 10 Common Gull, 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Great Tit, 1 Wren, 5 Starling, 2 Robin, 1 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 17th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00. 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose, 13 Mallard, 1 Pochard, 17 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 79 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 5 Redwing, 2 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 17th - Farthing Downs: 2 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Goldfinch, 1 m Bullfinch, 1 Common Gull, 15 plus Jackdaw wheeling overhead, Coal Tit, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Pied Wagtail. 1 Linnet (very uncommon in winter now). (DH)
  • 17th - Coulsdon (St Andrews Road): 09.20. 2 male and 1 female bullfinch also, incredibly, 1 Red Kite drifting slowly SW. (DH)
  • 17th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Male Blackcap, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Blackbirds, 1 Redwing, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Jays.(JB)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) 27 Canada Goose, 25 Mallard, 30 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 21 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 60 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush (2 singing), 9 Redwing, 1f Blackcap, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 9 House Sparrow, 11 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: Lake 75% frozen. 3 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 17 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 3 Water Rail, 12 Common Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 12 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 3 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 9 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, 2 Bullfinch, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake:(07:45:09:15) 30 Canada Goose, 28 Mallard, 29 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 19 Moorhen, 30 Coot, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 3 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Redwing, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - Roundshaw Downs NR: Approx 9:20am a Buzzard flew over towards Purley. Also Great Spotted Woodpecker in garden in Duppas Hill Road (SH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: Lake 80% frozen. 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 12 Shoveler, 9 Cormorant, 4 Water Rail, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 105 Magpie flying from overnight roost, Coal Tit, 5 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, 8 Redpoll, 8 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 16th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 4 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 22 Mallard, 2 Pochard, 11 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 11 Coot, 164 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31 & 7651626 (ring upside down), 8 Common Gull, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, , Blue Tit, 17 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Redwing, 2 Robin, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 15th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 4 Mute Swan, 14 Canada Goose, 14 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 15 Moorhen, 11 Coot, 105 Black-headed Gull inc HA34.126, 5 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 4 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 15th - Croft Rd SW16: (9am) 15 Redwings feeding on fallen apples in neighbour's garden. Also 20 Starlings and 15 Green Parakeets in our garden.(SEC) Update - by 3pm - Redwing flock increased to c65. Birds present all day. Kestrel in garden around 3pm (SEC)
  • 14th - Lower Barn Road: Tawny owl calling 5.30pm. Coal tits have started declaring territories (NH)
  • 14th - Upper Norwood (Mobray Rd) (8am): group of 20 Redwings in holly tree (right on NE borough boundary) (Mark Richardson per GH)
  • 14th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 4 Mute Swan, 47 Canada Goose, 8 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 8 Coot, 149 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31 & HA34,126, 2 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Wren, 11 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 13th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 4 Mute Swan, 32 Canada Goose, 22 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 5, Moorhen, 10 Coot, 90 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 4 Redwing, 1 Robin, 3 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: 15 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian + 4 young, 14 Shoveler, 6 Cormorant, 7 Water Rail, 3 Snipe, 4 Common Gull, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 5 Fieldfare, Redwing, 5 Redpoll, 6 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 13th - Waitrose Car park Sanderstead: pied wagtail (NH)
  • 13th- Mitchley Hill Sanderstead: kestrel (NH)
  • 12th - Central Croydon; North End: Pied Wagtail roost of at least 50 birds at 16.15; numbers had risen to around 100 birds half an hour later, with birds still arriving. The roost was in the tree with floral tributes around it, diagonally between McDonalds and Next. (AJP)
  • 12th - Selsdon: Red Kite flew over at 12:30 (Shirley Shephard. Then it or a 2nd bird at 13:50. (Dan Bound)
  • 12th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (1pm): 1m Kestrel, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Coal Tit & 3 Starlings in my garden sycamore, plus 1 Collared Dove very low W & group of c20 Redwings on rlwy land (GH)
  • 12th - Wandle Park: WeBS count. Pond completely frozen but river flowing freely. 15 Redwing flew over as I arrived and another 20 later on. 15 Mallard and 1 Moorhen in the river. At 08:50 Skylark heard and seen flying off. Returning later 1 Fieldfare, 2 Pied Wagtails, 50+ Starlings, 32 Crows and 2 Snipe flew out from the river at 10:24. (JB)
  • 12th - Waddon Ponds: WeBS count 09:10-10:10. Ponds c10% frozen. 4 Mute Swans (2ad & 2juv), 2 Egyptian Geese and NO Canada Geese, 47 Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochards (m&f), 3 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen,19 Coot, 103 Black-headed Gull (1 metal ring), 6Comn Gull, 6Herring Gull, 1 Caspian Gull (2w), 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (JB)
  • 12th - Croydon: 20+ Redwing and several Blackbirds feeding in yews near the Minster, 20 Starling, 1 Peregrine (JB)
  • 12th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 28 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 30 Mallard, 1f Shoveler, 36 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 22 Moorhen, 26 Coot, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 3imm Herring Gull, 4 Common Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Redwing, 1f Blackcap, c20 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 1 Jackdaw (over), 5 House Sparrow, 18 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: Lake 80% frozen.42 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 15 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, 3 Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 124 Black-headed Gull, 10 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 19 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, 6 Redpoll, 5 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 11th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 3 Mute Swan, 14 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 56 Black-headed Gull inc German ringed black XN31 back for another winter, 1 Common Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 4 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 11th Lower Barn Road, Purley- buzzard flying low over garden (NH)
  • 9th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 4 Mute Swan, 58 Canada Goose, 14 Mallard, 1 Pochard, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 17 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 75 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 15 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 6 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Redwing, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 9th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): 1 Stock Dove, Sparrowhawk at 14:00. (JB)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 30 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 24 Mallard, 32 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 20 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 70 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 10 Redwing, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 64 Greylag Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 18 Shoveler, 8 Cormorant, 8 Water Rail (4 seen), 4 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, 3 Mistle Thrush, Redpoll, 2 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 8th - Waitrose car park Sanderstead- Pied wagtail 9.10am
  • 8th - Mitchley Hill, Sanderstead- Kestrel sitting on tree overlooking field (NH)
  • 8th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 4 Mute Swan, 44 Canada Goose, 11 Mallard, 3 Pochard, 13 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 14 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 108 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 19 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Starling (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 8th - Thornton Heath Recreation Ground, Blackcap (male), Nuthatch(1), Redwings(2),Great tit (around 20+)kered1
  • 6th - Mitchey Hill, Sanderstead kestrel on tree 10.15 am (NH)
  • 6th- Lower Barn Road, Purley Grey heron flying over 8.15 am (NH)
  • 6th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (2pm): 1m Kestrel, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker & 80+ Starlings in my single garden sycamore (my highest ever garden count in 40 years); plus group of 9 Redwings circling low overhead, then NW (GH)
  • 6th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Blackbird singing and 2 Mistle Thrushes.(JB)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 44 Greylag Goose, 56 Canada Goose, 15 Egyptian Goose + 4 young (a site record count), 19 Shoveler, Cormorant, 11 Water Rail, 12 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Fieldfare, 7 Redwing, Grey Wagtail, Bullfinch, 7 Redpoll, 11 Siskin. (JAH) 15 Egyptian Geese not just a site record, but a Croydon record count. (Croydon Birders admin)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 56 Greylag Goose, 50 Canada Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 19 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 4 Water Rail, 8 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Chiffchaff, Fieldfare, 9 Redwing, 2 Pied Wagtail, Bullfinch, Redpoll, 2 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 4th - Norbury Park: Report of 2 Ring Ouzels (BirdTrack)
  • 4th - Waddon Ponds: 13.00-14.00. 4 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 21 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 109 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 5 Common Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 3 Great Tit, 2 Robin, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 24 Canada Goose, 23 Mallard, 34 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 22 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 70 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 9 Redwing, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 3rd - Purley Oaks Recycling Centre: Grey wagtail flying NW over centre (NH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 21 Canada Goose, 22 Mallard, 30 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 21 Moorhen, 26 Coot, 100+ Black-headed Gull on lake + c150 on playing fields, 4 imm Herring Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Redwing, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, 8 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 56 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 18 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 11 Water Rail (record count for site), 12 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, 2 Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, Fieldfare, Redwing, Bullfinch, 5 Redpoll, 16 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 2nd - Mitchley Hill, Sanderstead: 7 Pied Wagtail feeding on ground around horses at 3pm (Nicola Hunt)
  • 2nd - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Sparrowhawk in hot pursuit of 25+ Redwings. 1 Stock Dove in garden. (JB)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 56 Greylag Goose, 51 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 22 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 8 Water Rail, 6 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, 65 Redwing, Bullfinch, 5 Redpoll, 3 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 1st - Old Coulsdon (Caterham Drive): Firecrest in a private garden. (by email)
  • 1st - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Sparrowhawk dashed into neighbouring garden. (JB)
  • 1st - Goat House Bridge (South Norwood) 07:50 m Kestrel hunting along Railway embankment (JW)
  • 1st - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 15 Canada Goose, 18 Mallard, 28 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Cormorant, 24 Moorhen, 30 Coot, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 5imm Herring Gull, 4 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 9 Redwing, 14 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, 20+ Goldfinch (JW)