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Please feel free to post records of sightings for locations within the Croydon area on this Wiki. To do so, just click on the 'Edit' prompt beside the relevant month and use the standard format. Alternatively, you can email the sightings (with date and location) to johnbirkett(at)hotmail.co.uk. Note that records submitted to this website will be shared with the RSPB Croydon Local Group for use in their survey of birds in Croydon. We may get back to you for more info about records of scarcer species and records of other wildlife as records posted here may also be submitted to the London Natural History Society and the Surrey county bird recorder. Do not post records on this website unless you are happy for them to be shared with the other organisations mentioned here. Please do not post details of scarce breeding birds (those included in Schedule 1 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, amended 2000) except to alert other observers to the presence somewhere in the borough when it should be shown as Location undisclosed. Any reports giving a specific location will be removed or modified by the website administrator. We would still like to know of such potential breeding records, so please e-mail them to johnbirkett(at)hotmail.co.uk. If posting records from a private garden include the street name if you wish, but do not give the house number without express permission. You can use these links to find out more about Birdwatching Sites in Croydon and for information about Ringed Birds. There is a separate page for recording sightings of species other than birds, eg mammals, dragonflies, butterflies, etc. Click on the link here to access Other Wildlife. Regular contributors identified below by only initials are - John Birkett (JB), Gavin Hawgood (GH), John Hughes (JAH), Dave MacMillan (DMac), Dave Miller (DM), Mike Netherwood (MJN), Alan Pearson (AJP), John Watson (JW) and Simon Harris (SH).

2015 Croydon Bird ReportEdit

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The 2015 Croydon Bird Report has now been published. For details of how to obtain a copy please see the RSPB Croydon Local Group's website. The price has been maintained at last year's £3.50.

Note that the text of some earlier Bird Reports is now being uploaded to this website and can be found here.

Photos RequestEdit

If anyone takes photographs of birds in Croydon and is willing to let the RSPB Croydon Local Group use them in their annual report can you please get in touch with John Birkett (johnbirkett(at)hotmail.co.uk). I am particularly interested in any photos of the Cetti's Warbler at SNCP

July 2018Edit

  • 22nd -South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 17 Canada Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 1 young, 10 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 4 Black-headed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, c20 Swifts, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch, (JW)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 large goslings, Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 13 Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 13 Collared Dove, 4 Swift, Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Reed Warbler, 13 Greenfinch. (JAH)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: Sparrowhawk. (JAH)
  • 20th - Duppas Hill: Male Blackcap AM and 1000+ mixed flock of gulls feeding on insect swarm PM (SH)
  • 20th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Tawny Owl calling early am. (CEB)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 64 Goldfinch, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: Peregrine, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Greylag Goose, Teal, juv. Little Egret. (JAH)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: 27 Canada Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck, 1juv Little Grebe, pair Great Crested Grebe with 3 young, 2 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron 1ad/ 1juv on lake & 3 over N/NE, 12 Moorhen, 27 Coot, 6 Black-headed Gull, 1ad Herring Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, c30 Swift, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit with 3 juv, 1 Nuthatch (calling), 2 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: Goldcrest, 4 Coal Tit, 2 Swallow, Grey Wagtail. (JAH) 17:15-19:15 30+ Goldfinches feeding on thistles near the car park, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Stock Doves, 30 Canada Geese including juveniles and goslings, 2 Egyptian Geese with 4 young, 2 Grey Herons, 3 Cormorants, Pheasant. (Rob Wyllie)
  • 15th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Garden Warbler singing from a nearby garden. (JB)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake: (07:15:08:45) 24 Canada Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 3 young, 1ad/1juv Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: includes WeBS: 36 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 25 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck + 2 independent young, 2 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 5 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 47 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, 14 Swift, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 3 Coal Tit, 6 Reed Warbler, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 14th - South Norwood Lake: (12:15:14:30) 18 Canada Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, 12 Mallard, pair Great Crested Grebe with 3 young, 2 Cormorant, 1ad/1juv Grey Heron, 15 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 4 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1imm Herring Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 8 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 6 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 14th - South Norwood Country Park: Mediterranean Gull took off south at 6.30am, 2 Sand Martin. (JAH)
  • 13th - Selsdon (10.00 approx.): 5 Swifts, screaming over the shops (AJP)
  • 13th - Queen's Road Cemetery, Thornton Heath (12-2pm): only 16 species, incl male Sparrowhawk, 2 screaming Swifts, Jay & Coal Tit (GH)
  • 13th- South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 22 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 15 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 3 young, 3 Cormorant, 14 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 4 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 5 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: Teal (JAH)
  • 11th - Sanderstead (Lime Meadow Avenue): adult Marsh Tit with youngster in garden. ( Jenny Morgan by email)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: Shoveler (JAH)
  • 9th - New Addington (Field Way) (4.50pm): 1 Red Kite (very low circling/drifting S) being mobbed by Feral Pigeon (Michael Hampton per GH)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Sand Martin (JAH)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: Mistle Thrush (JAH)
  • 8th - New Addington (Field Way) (10.15am): Common Buzzard mobbed by 2 Swifts (Michael Hampton per GH)
  • 7th - Kestrel on gasometer behind Sainsbury, Purley Way (SH)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 20 Canada Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, 21 Mallard, 17 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (with 3 young), 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 4 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 5 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch. (JAH/PP)
  • 6th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) 20 Canada Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, 20 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 18 Moorhen, 24 Coot, c200 Black-headed Gull (on playing fields & Lake), 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove + 3juv, c20 Swift, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 4 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Coal Tit, 9 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 5th - Coulsdon (Mead Way): 100+ Herring Gulls circling overhead catching flying ants for over an hour. 4+ Swifts and a Bullfinch. (JB)
  • 5th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) 18 Canada Goose, Egyptian Goose: 1ad/5 gosling about 8 weeks old (don't think the brood comes from SNL), 18 Mallard, 17 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, 8 Black-headed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Tern low over west (first here since July '14), 6 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, 21 Swift, Kestrel, Coal Tit, Lesser Whitethroat, 6 Reed Warbler, Mistle Thrush, 16 Greenfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 2nd - Waddon Ponds: Danish ringed Black-headed Gull white VBA is back - earliest return date yet. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian + 4 young, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, 5 Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 9 Stock Dove, 9 Collared Dove, 17 Swift, 5 Kestrel, Goldcrest, 4 Coal Tit, Lesser Whitethroat, 10 Reed Warbler, 20 Greenfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)

June 2018Edit

  • 30th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) 20 Canada Goose, 19 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 12 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 10 Swift, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Nuthatch (calling), 1 Jay, 12 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 30th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, four of original eight Tufted ducklings still around, Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, 7 Swift, 5 Kestrel, Goldcrest, Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler, 17 Greenfinch, 2 male Reed Bunting together. (JAH)
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: Sparrowhawk (JAH)
  • 29th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 23 Canada Goose + 9 gosling, 18 Mallard, 15 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, c20 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1juv Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 8 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 28th - New Addington (Field Way) (3pm): Red Kite circling anti-clockwise, then drifting S (Michael Hampton per GH)
  • 28th South Norwood (Kings Road) (12:30)1 Pied Wagtail, 2 singing Blackcap, 2 Mistle Thrush, (JW)
  • 28th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 24 Canada Goose, 14 Mallard, 13 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 10 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3ad+2juv Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 1 Jackdaw (over), 7 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, Tufted Duck + 5 young, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 3 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, 2 Kestrel + 4 young, 227 Ring-necked Parakeet leaving roost, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Reed Warbler, Bullfinch, 11 Greenfinch, 3 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 27th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 18 Canada Goose, 16 Mallard, 2 male Pochard, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 12 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jackdaw, 12 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 27th - South Norwood Country Park: Common Sandpiper (JAH)
  • 25th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Rd): Peregrine circling over house at 12.30. Singing Blackcap and singing Goldcrest. (JB)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: Red Kite (JAH)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Bullfinch (JAH/PP)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) 20 Canada Goose +9 gosling, 2 Egyptian Goose, 20 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 15 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker + 3juv, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap + 4 juv, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 21st - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 20 Canada Goose, 18 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 18 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove. 4 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 21st - New Addington (Birch Wood) (10am): Buzzard low N & 7 Swifts feeding low over rape field (Michael Hampton per GH)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: Bullfinch (JAH)
  • 20th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 16 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 10 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 9 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail (JAH)
  • 19th - South Norwood (Kings Road) 13:30, 3 Mistle Thrush, 1 singing Blackcap, (JW)
  • 19th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 18 Canada Goose, 17 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 12 Moorhen, 22 Coot + new brood of 6, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 12 Swift (flying round lake), 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush + 3 juv, 7 Blackcap, 10 Chiffchaff, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 goslings, 2 Shelduck flew in low from east 06.58, circled lake before returning east, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 10 Collared Dove, 20 Swift, pair Kestrel + 4 young, Goldcrest, 3 Coal Tit, Swallow, Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler, 15 Greenfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 4 x Kestrel chicks, fledged outside hole fighting over a vole. (Mark H)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 186 Parakeet (JAH)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: Hobby (JAH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: Great Black-backed Gull over (JAH)
  • 15th - New Addington BBS count; Reed Warbler singing near Rowdown Wood (about 100yds outside Croydon). (JB)
  • 15th - Selsdon: 5+ Swifts flying low round shops. (JB)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose with 4 goslings, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, pair Kestrel with 3 (4?) young, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Reed Warbler, 2 Grey Wagtail, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 13th - Queen's Rd Cemetery, Thornton Heath (12-2pm): 19 species incl Swift (1), Goldcrest (c5), Blackcap (1) & Jackdaw (2), but no Starlings or Goldfinches (GH)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: Pair Grey Wagtails (DMac/J&J Bedford/Rob Spencer)
  • 13th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) 21 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 16 Mallard (+2 broods of 6-3 ), 21 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 8 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 9 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 11 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 12th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 26 Canada Goose + 10 goslings, 1 Egyptian Goose, 24 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 10 Chiffchaff, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: Grey Wagtail (JAH)
  • 11th - Selsdon Wood: Garden Warbler singing. (Graham Guerin by email)
  • 11th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 18 Canada Goose + 10 goslings, 16 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (1 on nest), 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 23 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove +3 juv, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 8 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, Kestrel + 2/3 young at nest, Jackdaw, 6 Coal Tit, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Reed Warbler, Bullfinch, 13 Greenfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 9 Collared Dove, 7 Swift, Kestrel, Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Reed Warbler, Mistle Thrush, 14 Greenfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 10th - Wandle Park: Grey Heron early afternoon (Ian Young)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Cormorant, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 4 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove, 16 Swift, Kestrel, Coal Tit, Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Reed Warbler, 127 Starling, 3 Reed Bunting. (JAH/PP)
  • 8th - Sanderstead: Kestrel during BBS count, 1st here for some time.(JB)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 9 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, Kestrel, Goldcrest, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Reed Warbler, 13 Greenfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: Little Egret (JAH)
  • 6th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45-09:15) 18 Canada Goose + 10 goslings, 15 Mallard, 19 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 10 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 5 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 8 Blackcap, 12 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest (with food), 9 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 6 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 6th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Red Kite low over house at 10.45 mobbed by Crows. Goldcrest singing in garden. (JB)
  • 6th - Wandle Park: 2 Mute Swans over. (Sue Henning by email)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Little Egret, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, 13 Swift, Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Coal Tit, Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Reed Warbler, 12 Greenfinch, 3 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 5th - Wandle Park: 2 Little Egrets over at 06:40. (Sue Henning by email)
  • 5th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 17 Canada Goose + total of 11 goslings, 14 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 12 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 4 Swift, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Blackcap, 12 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit (3 family parties of 8-7-7), 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 4th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) 16 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 13 Mallard, 15 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1m Sparrowhawk, 13 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove +3 juv, 6 Swift, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 10 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 3rd - Croham Hurst: (15:30:17:30) m Sparrowhawk, 2 Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Great Spotted Woodpecker + 3 juv, 3 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Nuthatch, (JW)
  • 3rd - New Addington (Fieldway) (7pm): pair of Common Buzzards circling very high/drifting SE, plus unidentified hirundine also very high, then SE (Michael Hampton per GH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 15 Canada Goose (+2 broods of 7-3),1 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard (+3 broods of 7-5-4), 16 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 20 Coot, (+4 broods of 7-6-5-5 ), 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 5 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (+ 1ad with 3 juv), 3 Song Thrush (+ 3 juv), 9 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff (incl 2 at nests feeding young), 5 Long-tailed Tit (+ 2 family parties of 6-5), 2 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Coal Tit, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 9 Reed Warbler, 108 Starling. (JAH)
  • 2nd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (3pm): 1m Kestrel almost stationary for 5 mins very high (occasional hovering/displaying?); Whitethroat & Blackcap singing continuously (GH)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 12 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, Kestrel, 71 Ring-necked Parakeet (an unwelcome high count), Jackdaw, 6 Chiffchaff, 15 Blackcap, Lesser Whitethroat, 24 Whitethroat, Reed Warbler, 11 Greenfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 1st - Croft Road SW16 (8.50 pm): approx 20 Swifts over and around area. 3 or 4 earlier in evg and numbers grew as time went on. (SEC)

Archived RecordsEdit

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2017 January 2017 - February 2017 - March 2017 - April 2017 - May 2017 - June 2017 - July 2017 - August 2017 - September 2017 - October 2017 - November 2017 - December 2017

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