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  • 30th – South Norwood Lake: 9am -10:50am. c60 Canada Geese,15 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest) Stock Dove, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c12 Swift, 1 singing Song Thrush, 7 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Common Whitethroat, family party of 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit + family party, 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, (JW/GH)
  • 30th – South Norwood CP: 2 Mute Swan with 2 young, Little Grebe, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 8 Swift, Reed Warbler, Coal Tit, 17 Greenfinch (JAH)
  • 30th - Kenley (Pondfield Drive): Red Kite over house. (per Nicola Hunt)
  • 29th - South Norwood CP: 11 Stock Dove. (JAH)
  • 29th June – Farthing Downs: 3 skylark singing, at least 5 linnet, 4 yellowhammer, 1 lesser whitethroat singing, 1 mistle thrush over, 1 stock dove over, 1 meadow pipit(!), 1 whitethroat singing/displaying, 5 blackcap, plus usuals. But by far the best sighting was a pair of buzzards over Boxers Wood (adjacent to the Downs). (David Hayes)
  • 29th - South Norwood Lake: 9am-1045am, c60 Canada Geese (1 with silver metal ring on left leg unable to see numbers), 5 Great Crested Grebe (including 1 on nest & 1pair displaying) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, pair Song Thrush +1 singing, 7 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Common Whitethroat, family party of 6 Great Tit, 2 Coal Tit, pair Jackdaw, 60+ Carrion crow (on playing fields) 4 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch. (JW/GH)
  • 28th - Information received that Black Redstarts are breeding at one location within the borough boundary. (Admin)
  • 27th - South Norwood CP: a Little Egret passing over the Lake at around 6.00 am. (Mark Hartshorn)
  • 27th – Selsdon: Red Kite seen over Littleheath Woods and going East around 5pm. (Shirley Shephard) Could this be the bird seen over Spring Park Wood on 23rd?
  • 26th - South Norwood CP: 2 Mute Swan with 2 thirteen day old young, 2 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel (male), Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 21 Swift, Reed Warbler, 13 Blackcap, 19 Whitethroat, 20 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Jay, 23 House Sparrow on cow parsley in Ryelands Field, Reed Bunting (JAH)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake: 09:00-10:30hrs, c60 Canada Geese, 22 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest) 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 singing Song Thrush, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 3 singing Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 singing Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, 4 House Sparrow. JW/JB
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: 09:00-10:30hr. c50 Canada Geese, 22 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe 1 on nest, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 singing Song Thrush, 7 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 6 House Sparrow, c12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, c40 swift, 6 Greenfinch Chaffinch Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - St Andrews Road, Coulsdon: flock of 13 Crossbills over. (David Hayes)
  • 23rd - Addington: Buzzard disturbed by cricket ground, c20 Swifts flying low over cricket ground. (per Len Bennett)
  • 23rd - Coulsdon (Wilhelmina Avenue): Grey Wagtail at my pond for maybe half an hour. (Gordon McBeath)
  • 23rd – Riddlesdown: Red Kite over the skylark field at 10.30 am. (Nicola Hunt)
  • 23rd - Spring Park Wood/Sparrows Den: Just outside Croydon, but Red Kite mobbed by Crows and drifting slowly towards Threehalfpenny Wood (and hence Croydon) about 9.30 am. (JB)
  • 23rd - Kings Road SE25: 08:40 pair Mistle Thrush (over) (JW)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Lake: 09:00-10:30hrs. 20 Tufted Duck, c60 Canada Geese, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c20 Swift, 2 House Martin, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 singing Song Thrush, 6 blackcap. 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Common Whitethroat, Long-tailed Tit Blue Tit Great Tit, 3 singing Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, (JW)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Lake: C20 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe on nest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c30 swift, 1 singing Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch Greenfinch. (JW)
  • 21st - Coulsdon CR5: Kestrel, hovering above St Andrew's church (17.50) (Paul Sell – London Birders)
  • 21st - South Norwood Lake: 09:00-10:30hrs. c60 Canada Geese, 15 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe 1 on nest, Stock Dove (calling) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Dong Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 5 singing Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 1 Cola Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 8 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, 6 Greenfinch (JW)
  • 13th & 14th - Heathfield: Swallow apparently visiting a nest. (Sheila Mason)
  • 13th - South Norwood Lake: 20 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe (on nest), 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c30 Swift, 7 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 singing Common Whitethroat, 1 singing Song Thrush, Long-tailed Tit, 8 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch (JW/GH)
  • 12th - Grey Wagtail in Sainsbury's car park Upper Norwood this am/ (Linda & Terry Osborn)
  • 12th - South Norwood Lake (early pm): 35 species, incl >50 Canada Goose, 16 Tufted Duck, pair Gt Crested Grebe (on nest), 1 ad Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 imm Herring Gull, 3 Stock Dove (on cricket green), group of 22 Ring-necked Parakeet, 4 Gt Spotted Woodpecker (pair feeding young at nest), <30 Swift, pair Jackdaw (on playing fields), 2 House Martin, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1/2 singing Whitethroat, 1 singing Song Thrush (GH)
  • 12th - Portland/Enmore Roads, South Norwood (9am): Jackdaw over (calling) (GH)
  • 11th - Whitehorse Meadow, South Norwood (late am): 20 species, incl c30 Swift, 1 Jay, Long-tailed Tit (family party), pair (at nest) + 1 singing Blackcap, thriving community of House Sparrow (GH)
  • 11th - South Norwood Lake (mid am): very quiet - 35 species, incl c60 Canada Goose, pair Gt Crested Grebe (on nest), 20 Tufted Duck, pair Collared Dove, >30 Swift, pair Great Spotted Woodpecker (at nest hole feeding young), 3 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, House Sparrow (GH)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, Swallow, House Martin, Mistle Thrush (JAH)
  • 10th - over Park Hill School playing field: a flock of Swifts, estimate 20,at about 10am (David Gough)
  • 10th - South Norwood Lake (late am): 30 species, incl 16 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (pair at nest hole feeding young), 1 Collared Dove, 1 Jay, 1 singing Song Thrush, c25 Swift, 4 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, House Sparrow, 4 singing Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch (GH)
  • 10th - Stambourne Woodland Walk, Upper Norwood (mid am): 1 hour visit produced 18 species, incl 2 Gt Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Swift, 4 Blackcap, 2 Song Thrush (GH)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: Hobby (JAH)
  • 9th - Sparrowhawk in flight over army barracks near Jubilee Bridge, West Croydon/Old Town (SH)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, Little Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Tern, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Swift, 2 Swallow, 3 Reed Warbler singing, 2 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting (JAH)
  • 8th - South Norwood Lake: (09:00-10:45hrs) c60 Canada Goose, 12 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 50+ Swifts, 2 juv Pied Wagtail, 6 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 4/5 singing Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, 4 House Sparrow (JW/GH)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, Little Grebe, 2 Sparrowhawk, Common Sandpiper, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 15 Swift, Pied Wagtail, 3 singing Reed Warbler, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting (JAH)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake: (09:00-10:45hrs) 12 Tufted Duck, 1m Teal, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (1 at nest hole feeding young), 1 Collared Dove, 2 singing Song Thrush, c50 Swift (over), 6 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, family party of 7 Long-tailed Tit, c4 House Sparrow, 5 singing Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch (JW/GH)
  • 6th - Sanderstead: At least 2 House Martins around the Barrowsfield breeding site. (JB)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, adult Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 11 Swift, Swallow, House Martin, 4 singing Reed Warbler, Coal Tit, Linnet, Reed Bunting (JAH)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Little Grebe (JAH)
  • 5th - South Norwood Lake (09:00-10:30hrs): pair + 1 Great Crested Grebe, 20 Tufted Duck, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Jay, 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 singing Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, Jay, 1/2 Jackdaw, c30 Swift, 3 juv Pied Wagtail, c5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch (JW/GH)
  • 4th - South Norwood Lake (mid pm): pair Gt Crested Grebe, c25 imm Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Gt Spotted Woodpecker (feeding young), 3 Swift, 3 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Common Whitethroat (GH)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, Little Grebe, Common Buzzard reported, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 8 Swift, Mistle Thrush, 5 Reed Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Reed Bunting (JAH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, adult Black-headed Gull (JAH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Lake (late am): 30 mins visit - pair Gt Crested Grebe, 2 imm Herring Gull, 2 Swift, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Gt Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Blackcap, 3/4 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat (GH)
  • 3rd - Pittville Gardens, South Norwood (early am): Common Whitethroat singing along railway embankment (GH)
  • 2nd - Farthing Downs: Late BTO BBS produced 2 skylarks, 2 yellowhammers, 1 lesser whitethroat, 1 whitethroat, 8 linnets, at least 15 starlings, 1 house sparrow, and 3 swallows over a farm adjacent to the downs, plus the usuals. (David Hayes)
  • 1st & 2nd - South Norwood Lake (late am): brief visits produced c35 species (very quiet), incl pair Gt Crested Grebe (on nest for 2nd time, but no eggs as yet), 1m Sparrowhawk, 1 singing Nuthatch, <6 imm Herring Gull, max 5 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2/3 Gt Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 1/2 Whitethroat (GH)