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  • 28th - Lloyd Park: 2 Sparrowhawks. (Maureen Pembridge)
  • 28th - Sanderstead: Buzzard seen circling above Sanderstead railway station at 08:30 (London Birders - Gareth Simkins)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 7 Shoveler, Sparrowhawk, 4 Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, Coal Tit, Cetti's Warbler, 66 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake (08:00:09:30): 1 Mute Swan, 6 Egyptian Goose, 43 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, c100 Black-headed Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 19 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 26th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 5 Teal, 10 Shoveler, 3 Water Rail, 146 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, 2 Jackdaw, Cetti's Warbler, 88 Fieldfare, 5 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 25th - South Norwood Lake (08:00:09:30): 1 Mute Swan, 3 Egyptian Goose, 41 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, c100 Black-headed Gull, 1ad/4 imm Herring Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 15 Redwing, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, 20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 25th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Teal, 5 Shoveler, 3 Water Rail seen, 2 Snipe, 5 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Cetti's Warbler, 41 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, Grey Wagtail. (JAH/PP)
  • 25th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1.30pm: c15 Fieldfares in my sycamore for 10 mins, then flew NW (1st garden record here since 1992); pair Jackdaws & Mallards calling/flying over at same time (GH)
  • 25th - Croft Rd (gdn) 9.15am: Goldcrest, Wren plus usuals- blackbird (m&f), pair robins, blue tits & wood pigeons. Sparrowhawk swooped down chasing pigeon. (SEC)
  • 24th - New Addington (Birch Wood) 2pm: Common Buzzard heard mewing briefly over Birch Wood itself (GH per Michael Hampton)
  • 24th - Queen's Rd Cemetery, Thornton Heath (1pm-2.30pm): 21 species incl. Red Kite (1.20pm) circling high immediately overhead for at least 10 mins, mobbed initially by crow, then circled for 5 mins before drifting NW; plus c10 Redwings (GH)
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 1 Mute Swan, 36 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 60 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 singing Dunnock, 2 Song Thrush, 1f Blackcap, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 6 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Teal, 7 Shoveler, Little Egret, 2 Water Rail, 2 Snipe in big reed bed, 142 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Jackdaw, Cetti's Warbler, 52 Fieldfare, 54 Redwing, Stonechat, Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 3 Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 154 Black-headed Gull, 9 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Cetti's Warbler, 41 Fieldfare, 14 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 22nd- Selsdon (Farley Rd/Old Farleigh/Addington Rd crossroads), 2.45 pm Heron flew over, circled a couple of times and flew off towards Sanderstead. (SEC)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: 50 species: 4 Greylag Goose, 8 Egyptian Goose, 6 Teal, 11 Shoveler, 25 Tufted Duck, Little Egret, 3 Water Rail, Snipe, 32 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, Cetti's Warbler, 33 Fieldfare, 5 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 20th - Fryston Ave: Red Kite at 13:15 heading north east: (PP)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Egyptian Goose, 6 Teal, 3 Gadwall, 10 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 5 Water Rail, Snipe, 3 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Cetti's Warbler, 45 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 19th - Kings Road SE25: (09:45) 1 m Sparrowhawk being mobbed by 3 crows (JW)
  • 19th - Riddlesdown: 2 male Stonechats, 3 Buzzards, 3 Skylarks, 30 Fieldfares, 30 Redwing. (Brian Thomas)
  • 19th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2f Shoveler, 45 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 70+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 10 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 12 House Sparrow, 20+ Goldfinch (JW)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 6 Teal, 7 Shoveler, Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 2 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, Coal Tit, Cetti's Warbler, 46 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 19th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00. 5 Mute Swan, 40 Canada Goose, 24 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 75 Black-headed Gull inc metal ringed 3?5.729, 3 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 9 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Wren, 1 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 1 House Sparrow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 18th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 45 Canada Goose, 32 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 95 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 2 Common Gull, 11 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 6 Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 7 Starling, 1 Robin, 3 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 18th - Millers Pond, Shirley (mid am): Total of 5 noisy Egyptian Geese together (1 pair displaying, but no discernible rings), plus pair of Mandarin ducks (GH per Sheila Mason & Michael Hampton - separate visits)
  • 18th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 1 Mute Swan, 8 Egyptian Goose, 1m/2f Shoveler, 28 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (displaying), 4 Cormorant, 70 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 7 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 6 Egyptian Goose, 5 Teal, 10 Shoveler, 3 Water Rail, Snipe, 5 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 10 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, Cetti's Warbler in big reed bed, 67 Fieldfare, 18 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail, Reed Bunting. (JAH/PP)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 1 Mute Swan, 6 Egyptian Goose, 28 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (displaying), 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 35 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 2 drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 singing Song Thrush, 12 Redwing, 1f Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 11 House Sparrow, 6 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 2 Water Rail, Snipe, 112 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 14 Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, Cetti's Warbler perched up and singing close to platform 2, 62 Fieldfare, 7 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
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  • 17th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 19 Canada Goose inc ringed bird 5240673, 2 Egyptian Goose, 27 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 72 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 House Sparrow, 1 Pied Wagtail and a PochardxTufted hybrid showing mainly Pochard characters.(Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 16th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 28 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 10 Moorhen, 9 Coot, 168 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31 & white VBA, 1 Common Gull, 9 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 4 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 16th - South Croydon: Tawny Owl calling and seen in private garden in Croham Manor Road at 21:00. (R Herring)
  • 16th - Millers Pond, Shirley: 10am. 1 ringed Egyptian Goose (unable to read right-legged, aluminium ring) (GH per Michael Hampton) (First-ever reported sighting of this species at this site? - GH. There certainly do not appear to be any other records - admin)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:09:30) 1 Mute Swan, 3 Egyptian Goose, 30 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, c70 Black-headed Gull, 2 imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 singing Song Thrush, 35 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jackdaw (over), 4 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 8 Shoveler, Snipe, 2 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 8 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 16th - Glyn Close, SE25 (top South Norwood Hill) (TQ36J) 3am: Tawny Owl calling repeatedly (GH per Alison Austin - local RSPB member)
  • 16th - South Croydon: Female Blackcap still in private garden in Croham Manor Road - was also there yesterday. (Kim Mitchell)
  • 15th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 12pm: Loose flock of 15 Redwings flying low E, then dropped down out of sight (GH)
  • 15th - Waddon Ponds: 10:15-10:50, late WeBS count. 5 Mute Swans (adults copulating in front of the kids!!!), 39 Canada Geese, 36 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 26 Coot, 13 Moorhens, 1 Little Grebe, 98+ Black-headed Gulls inc black XN31, 8 Herring Gulls, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Chiffchaff singing. (JB)
  • 15th - Wandle Park: Late WeBS count. 4 Mallard, 5 Black-headed Gulls, 2 Herring Gulls, 2 Pied Wagtails, 1 Grey Wagtail, Stock Dove 'singing', 10+ Redwings. (JB)
  • 15th - Sanderstead Pond: 98+ Black-headed Gulls (same count as at Waddon Ponds!), Song Thrush singing. (JB)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 1 Mute Swan, 6 Egyptian Goose, 32 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, c50 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (2 drumming), 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 singing Dunnock, 3 Fieldfare, 2 singing Song Thrush, c70 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 12 House Sparrow, 2 singing Chaffinch, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 8 Shoveler, Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 3 Common Gull, Great Black-backed Gull low over Ryelands Field going west, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 26 Fieldfare, 7 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Reed Bunting. (JAH) 7 singing Song Thrushes, 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers (2 drumming), 3 Stock Doves (1 'singing'), 84 Black-headed Gulls on Rylands Field (JB)
  • 14th - Hutchinsons Bank : Marsh Tit. (John Parish)
  • 14th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 8 Shoveler, Great Crested Grebe (maybe 2), 2 Sparrowhawk displaying, Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 3 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Cetti's Warbler, 16 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing. (JAH)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 3 Water Rail, 3 Snipe, 5 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 40 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 12th - Mitchley Hill: 12 Skylarks flying over (NH)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 12 Shoveler, 2 Water Rail, 5 Snipe flushed when two foxes went through Moat Field, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 53 Fieldfare, 9 Redwing. (JAH)
  • 12th - Farthing Downs: Very quiet. 2 Greenfinch, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Sparrowhawk over, 4 Bullfinch, 1 maybe 2 Little Owl calling but couldn't be located, very frustrating. 2 Song Thrush, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Coal Tit. (David Hayes)
  • 11th - South Norwood (Goat House Bridge, Penge Rd) 2.30pm: Kestrel (probably female) hovering low over rlwy land again (see 10th), then S towards N Junction station (GH per Hattie Forbes - local resident)
  • 11th - Waddon Ponds: 11.00-12.00.5 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 28 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 95 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31 and a new bird 2KPB, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 13 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Carrion Crow, 3 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Pied Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 10th - Ashburton Park: 100+ Redwing at 15.00. (Ian Young)
  • 10th - Lower Addiscombe Rd (TQ36N) (2pm): Grey Heron chased by noisy crows low overhead, before perching on a garden wall & then dropping down into the garden out of sight (GH per Sheila Mason)
  • 10th - South Norwood (Goat House Bridge, Penge Rd) 2pm: Kestrel (probably female) hovering low over rlwy land, then N along rlwy (GH per Hattie Forbes - local resident)
  • 10th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 5 Egyptian Goose, 32 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, c150 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1ad Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Fieldfare, 3 Song Thrush, 100+ Redwing, 1f Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 15 House Sparrow, c30 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 2 Mute Swan, 3 Egyptian Goose, 36 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 singing Dunnock, 3 Song Thrush (2 singing), c60 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 9 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 28 Greylag Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 11 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, Water Rail, Snipe, 2 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Goldcrest, 21 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 9th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 1 Teal, 35 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 9 Coot, 116 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA & black XN31, 4 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 3 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 3 House Sparrow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 8th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 19 Canada Goose, 27 Mallard, 4 Pochard (3m/1f), 8 Tufted Duck, 3 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 73 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 2 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 8th - South Norwood Lake (08:00:09:30): 3 Egyptian Goose, 40 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 singing Song Thrush, 30+ Redwing, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, c30 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 28 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Teal, 10 Shoveler, 5 Snipe under tree in wetlands pool, 2 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Cetti's Warbler, 68 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 25 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Gadwall, 3 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, Snipe, 2 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Cetti's Warbler sang six times in quick succession from reed bed between platforms 2 & 3 at 9.30am, 17 Fieldfare, 14 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 6th - Chepstow Rise (09:30) : A Robin carrying nesting material into the ivy on our garden wall. (John Parish)
  • 6th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 49 Canada Goose, 20 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 8 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 114 Black-headed Gull inc black XN31, 1 Common Gull, 15 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 3 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 13 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Gadwall, 5 Teal, 8 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 3 Water Rail, Snipe, Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Cetti's Warbler, 16 Fieldfare, 20 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 3 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 6th - South Croydon, Denning Avenue/Goodwin Road: No sign of the 4 Waxwings. 5 observers searched from 14:00 to 15:00. 2 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing and numerous flights of Starlings in 2s and 3s. House Sparrows around the Crescents area (Jo East)
  • 5th - South Croydon: 2 Blackcaps (1 male and 1 female), on bird feeders in a private garden in Croham Manor Road at 10 am. (Richard Herring)
  • 5th - Coulsdon Common: 10+ Goldfinch, 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 /5 Song Thrush in song, 4 Coal Tit, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, al least 20 Redwing, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Buzzard over, 4 Goldcrest, 3 Bullfinch, 3 Greenfinch. (David Hayes)
  • 5th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:15) 3 Egyptian Goose, 1m/1f Shoveler. 47 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, c100 Black-headed Gull, 1ad/2imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 singing Song Thrush, 100+ Redwing on playing fields, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch, 5 Siskin (JW)
  • 5th- South Croydon, Denning Avenue/Goodwin Road: 4 Waxwings until 9.45am when flew a short distance NW and lost from view. Had not returned by 10.15am, but plenty of berries in garden visible from Goodwin Rd. (Graeme Spinks). Update - 3 Waxwings By roundabout Denning Avenue 11am then back at Denning Avenue/Goodwin Road at midday (J Chalk). 3 still present in Goodwin Road at 15:15. (Jack Barnes via Twitter)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, Gadwall, 4 Teal, 8 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 3 Water Rail, 2 Snipe, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, Coal Tit, 85 Fieldfare, 41 Redwing, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 4th - South Croydon, Denning Avenue/Goodwin Road: 4 Waxwings until 10.20am at least. Perching in tall trees, no berries in sight. (Jo East) Still present until 13.25 at least, junction of Goodwin Road and Crowley Crescent (AJP and A.Moncrieff). And also at 2pm (Sue Henning).Still present at 16.00 hrs feeding on berries in garden behind white house by lights on Goodwin Rd then back in big tree (D Benton). Present until at least 16:30 (JB & SH)
  • 4th - Farthing Downs: 7 Long Tailed Tits, 30+ flock of Goldfinch, 3 Greenfinch, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Siskin over, several Song Thrush in song, 1 Stock Dove singing, Dunnock in song, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Little Owl heard in adjacent field, 1 Buzzard,1 Kestrel, 1 Tawny Owl heard briefly, 4 Nuthatch, 20 Jackdaw, 1 m Sparrowhawk swooping down a path ahead of me then taking an abrupt turn (very exciting to watch), 2 Goldcrest, 3 Bullfinch, 1 Common Gull, a steady stream of Herring Gull over. (David Hayes)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian, Gadwall, 4 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 7 Cormorant, 2 Water Rail, 3 Snipe, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 40 Fieldfare, 11 Redwing, Mistle Thrush. (JAH/PP)
  • 4th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 6 Mute Swan resident family plus 1 flyover adult with ring, 21 Canada Goose, 47 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck 1, Little Grebe 1, Moorhen 5, Coot 12, Black-headed Gull 74, Common Gull 1, Herring Gull 2, Woodpigeon 3, Magpie 1, Carrion Crow 1, Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Starling, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 3rd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 27 Canada Goose, 31 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 11 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 109 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 2 Common Gull, 16 Herring Gull, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 3rd - Central Croydon: Peregrine flying over Centrale 09:50 (Jo East)
  • 3rd - South Croydon/Sanderstead: 3 singing Skylarks and 7 disputing Skylarks on the arable field alongside Mitchley Hill. (Nicola Hunt)
  • 3rd - Threehalfpenny Wood: 2 Siskin Treecreeper 2 Mistle Thrush.(PP)
  • 3rd - South Croydon: 2 different Sparrowhawks hunting the Warham Road area around 10:00 (JB), Warham Road 1 Waxwing heard apparently from large dense conifer outside Fairhaven Court. 10:50AM (Jo East), Goodwin Road: 4 Waxwings 11:30.(PP)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 5 Mute Swan, 3 Egyptian Goose, Gadwall, 8 Shoveler, Cormorant, 2 Water Rail, 4 Snipe, 14 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 5 Jackdaw, 62 Fieldfare, 33 Redwing, 3 Mistle Thrush. (JAH)
  • 2nd - South Croydon: 4 Waxwing in Warham Rd CR2 6LB feeding on small berry trees in front garden by roundabout TQ319643. (Jack Barnes)
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  • 2nd - Chichester Road: 40 Redwing feeding on the school playing field. (John Parish)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, Gadwall, 11 Shoveler, Water Rail, Snipe, 3 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Peregrine, Jackdaw, 45 Fieldfare, 13 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Also: Grey Wagtail (Warden) and Cetti's Warbler singing from wet meadow (DMac)
  • 2nd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 30 Canada Goose, 43 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 14 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 31 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 1st - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 37 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 12 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 70 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA and Swedish 6451437, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 16 Herring Gull, 22 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Blackcap (f), 1 Wren, 7 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 4 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 1st - South Norwood Lake: 2 Egyptian Goose, 34 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, c150 Black-headed Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 3 Common Gull, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 singing Song Thrush, 6 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 12 House Sparrow, 9 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 10 Greylag Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 2 Common Gull, 10 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Goldcrest, 52 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing. (JAH)