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  • 31st - South Norwood Lake:(07:00:09:30) 3 Egyptian Goose, 12 Tufted Duck+ 1 brood of 5, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 young, 1 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 3 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Collared Dove, c20 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 30th - Wandle Park: young Budgerigar? seen flying/calling near tennis court - long tail, greyish, fluttery flight (Mike Earp)
  • 30th - Beddington Farmlands: c13:00 White Stork thermalling and at one point seemed to be close to, if not actually in Croydon air space! (JB)
  • 30th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road):Party of 4 Linnets over.(JB)
  • 29th - While twitching the White Stork at Beddington (on 30th) I was speaking to someone who had seen it flying over Purley at about 19:30 on 29th. (Admin).
  • 29th - Norbury (Pollards Hill South): 10 House sparrows on garden feeders (first double figures for many years), 1 Blackcap, 10 Long tailed tits, Sparrowhawk over (MJN)
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Swift, 1 Lesser Whitethroat. (DM)
  • 27th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Pair Mute Swan 2 with 7 juv, 1 Greylag Goose, 31 Canada Goose, 48 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 4 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe plus 1 young, 5 Moorhen 5 plus broods of 4, 1, 2 & 1, 5 Coot with 3 juv, 2 juv & 2 juv, 28 Black-headed Gull inc Danish ringed VBA, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull inc blue B+N (ringed Bristol in 2010, last seen here 23/6/2014), 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Starling, 1 Dunnock (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th - Although not actually in Croydon, you may be interested to know that there has been a White Stork at Beddington Farmlands today. Keep your eyes to the sky and check out your local patches in case it turns up in Croydon!! (Admin)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 19 Tufted Duck + 1 brood of 5, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 young, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1ad/2juv Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 4 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 14 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jackdaw (over), 5 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 25th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Pair Mute Swan with 7 juv, 55 Canada Goose, 29 Mallard 29 plus 4 juv, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe plus 3 y, 7 Moorhen plus broods of 2, 2, 1, 4, & 1, 7 Coot plus 3, 1 & 2 juv, 41 Black-headed Gull inc VBA, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 3 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 25th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Tufted Duck + brood of 5, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 young, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:45) 14 Tufted Duck plus 1 with brood of 5, pair Great Crested Grebe +2 young, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 8 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch (calling), 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + gosling, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 23 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, 4 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 3 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 young, 1 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 10 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1ad/3juv Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 3ad/7juv House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 23rd - Pollards Hill South: 07.15 Greenshank over (calling but invisible!).Jay doing very realistic Buzzard call (fooled me) ( MJN) One of several accounts this year of Jays imitating Buzzards, so please everyone be wary of identifying Buzzards on call alone! (Admin)
  • 22nd - Sanderstead Pond: First Black-headed Gull of the autumn.(JB)
  • 22nd- South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 young, 1 Cormorant (over), 1 Grey Heron, 4 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 8 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 8 Greenshank east at 6.45am. Female Tufted Duck with brood of 6 + 5 Mallard type ducklings. (JAH)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 1 gosling, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, 18 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 40 Goldfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 21st - Pollards Hill South :06.50, Greenshank over SW (calling) MJN
  • 21st - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan still with 7 juv. 42 Canada Goose, 40 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe plus 2 young, 4 Moorhen plus 3 young & 1 juv, 6 Coot plus broods of 2j, 1j & 3j, 19 Black-headed Gull inc returning Danish bird white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Carrion Crow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 20th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 1 Greylag Goose, 39 Canada Goose, 36 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen plus broods of 4y, 1y, 1 juv, 16 Coot plus broods of 2 juv, 2 juv & 3 juv, 23 Black-headed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 20th - Sanderstead: Red Kite over Timberling Gardens (Mike Earp)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + gosling, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, 13 Black-headed Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 8 Swift, Swallow, 2 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Coal Tit, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: Sand Martin (JAH)
  • 18th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30.Family of Mute Swan, 45 Canada Goose, 29 Mallard plus 6 juv, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe plus 2 y, 7 Moorhen plus 4 y, 10 Coot plus 2 juv, 2 juv & 1 juv, 7 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon (Bird Arrivals a Waddon Ponds)
  • 18th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (3pm): f/juv Sparrowhawk low S (GH)
  • 18th- South Norwood Country Park: Little Egret. (JAH)
  • 18th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:00) 2 Egyptian Goose, 23 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 1 young, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, c30 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 4 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + gosling, Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 9 Swift, 2 Swallow, 2 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 20 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 1 young, 1m Kestrel, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, c20 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c20 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - Park Hill: (07.15) loose party of 7 Mistle Thrush over (AJP)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 20 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe with 1 young, 1m Kestrel, 4 Black-headed Gull, 1 Collared Dove, c20 Swift, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 3ad + 4juv House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 15th - Central Croydon: (17.30) Peregrine (probably female) over. (AJP)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 1 gosling, Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 3 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 28 Swift, 2 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 2 Reed Warbler, Coal Tit, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 young, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, c30 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 1 singing Common Whitethroat (railway embankment), 4 Chiffchaff, c20 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 3 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 13th - New Addington (mid am): c200 Starlings feeding on Fieldway playing fields & Skylark still singing at Court Farm (GH per Michael Hampton)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 1 gosling, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, Kestrel, Common Sandpiper, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 10 Swift, 2 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, 4 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 12th - Shirley Park Golf Course/Lloyd Park (am): Three Grey Wagtails flew from the golf course into Lloyd Park near Oaks Farm. (My first record of this species in the park this century!). (John Parish)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: 8 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose + 1 gosling, Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 11 Swift, Mistle Thrush, Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler (has stopped calling/singing), Reed Bunting. (JAH) 8 House Martin. (Wardens)
  • 11th - Waddon Ponds: 15.00-16.00. Pair Mute Swan still with 7 juvs, 1 Greylag Goose, 50 Canada Goose inc BTO 5251108, 52 Mallard with broods of 3 & 4, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, Little Grebe on nest, 7 Moorhen 7 plus 1 juv & 4 young, 15 Coot plus 5 broods, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 10th - Sanderstead: Female Sparrowhawk patrolling over Briton Hill Road. (JB)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 2 goslings, Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Kestrel, 2 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 18 Swift, Grey Wagtail, 2 Reed Warbler, Coal Tit, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 8th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (12pm): Common Whitethroat singing vociferously along adjacent rlwy embankment (GH)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake: 2 Egyptian Goose, 20 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove + 2 juv, c20 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 2 goslings, Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 young Kestrel, 5 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 13 Swift, 4 Swallow, 3 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 6th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 broods Mallard (4&5), 12 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Lesser Blacked-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, c30 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 6 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 5 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 2 goslings, Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel + 3 young, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 13 Swift, Grey Wagtail, 5 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 5th - Croham Hurst: Nightingale heard singing this evening. (Rosamund Allen)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 2 goslings, Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel with young, 5 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove + juv., 37 Swift, 2 adult + 1 juv. Mistle Thrush, 4 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Coal Tit, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 2 goslings, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 3 young Kestrel, 2 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 17 Swift, 4 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest, 2 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 2 goslings, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Little Egret, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel feeding three fledged young, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 9 Swift, 5 Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Coal Tit, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 3rd - Waddon Ponds: 07.00-08.00. Pair Mute Swan with 7 juv, 1 Greylag Goose, 44 Canada Goose, 43 Mallard plus broods of 7, 3 & 6, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen 3 plus 1 juv, 11 Coot 11 with broods of 3, 2, 2 & 1 juv, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow plus 1 juv, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Wren, 7 Starling, 1 Blackbird (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 2nd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan with 7 young, 1 Greylag Goose, 49 Canada Goose, 36 Mallard & 3 juv, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe 1 on nest, 2 Moorhen, 15 Coot plus broods of 2, 2 & 3, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 3 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw over, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blackbird, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 1st - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) mid pm: family group of 5 Mistle Thrushes very low SE (locally scarce these days), plus singing Blackcap in garden (same daily singer since early April?) (GH)