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  • 31st - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:00): 1 Egyptian Goose, 38 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 5 singing Chiffchaff, 4 pair Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 3 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 31st - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Greylag Goose, Teal, 6 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Black-headed Gull. (JAH/DM)
  • 30th - Farthing Downs: 1 skylark, 1 yellowhammer, 2 linnets, 1 green woodpecker, 2 mipits, 4 song thrush, 2 singing chiffchaff, 15 jackdaw, 2 long tailed tit, 1 very distant buzzard calling but not seen, 3 goldfinch, 1 nuthatch, 2 chaffinch, several romantic dunnock and a pair of goldcrest. (David Hayes)
  • 30th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) early am: Female Pheasant (cf today's SNL sighting below) seen in adjacent garden (photos available), probably sheltering from a nearby fox (GH per neighbours at No 24)
  • 30th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00hrs):1 Greylag Goose, 27 Tufted Duck, Pheasant (calling from railway embankment), pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove (calling), 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 1 singing Blackcap, 6 singing Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch, pair Jay, 4 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 30th - South Norwood Country Park: 5 Greylag Goose, 2 Teal, 7 Shoveler, Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, Snipe, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, 4 singing Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH) Red Kite drifting SE at 10.01, 3 Sparrowhawk also over E or SE, 2 Jackdaw. (DM)
  • 29th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 1 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 11 Canada Goose 1 sitting on nest, 10 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen 1 sitting on nest, 23 Coot 2 sitting on nest, 1 Black-headed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Wren 1, 3 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 1 Mistle Thrush, 3 Robin, 2 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch. [Bird Arrivals a Waddon Ponds]
  • 29th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2pm: Flock of 22 Fieldfare flying low from SNCP area towards SNL area, plus female Kestrel hunting over railway land (GH)
  • 28th - Pollards Hill South, Norbury: 2 Shelduck over SE @ 10.15a.m. Stock dove pair are still daily residents. Persistent Nuthatch calling. (MJN)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, Teal, 5 Shoveler, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Snipe, Common Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Skylark, 8 Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, male and female Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Little Grebe, Grey Wagtail. (PP)
  • 27th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Teal, 8 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Kestrel, Water Rail flying into big reed bed, Snipe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Meadow Pipit on Moat Field, Grey Wagtail, 6 Fieldfare, 12 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, Coal Tit, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 26th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Teal, 8 Shoveler, 2 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 11 Fieldfare, 2 Mistle Thrush, Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 25th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, 9 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, 3 Snipe, 3 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 13 Fieldfare, 15 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, singing Blackcap, 7 singing Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:09:45) 32 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 8 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Redwing, 1 singing Chiffchaff, 4 pairs Long-tailed Tit (all at nest sites), 2 Nuthatch, pair Jay, 3 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: Teal, 8 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 25 Fieldfare, 21 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, singing Blackcap, 7 singing Chiffchaff, Coal Tit, Jackdaw, male Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 23rd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2-4pm: Female Kestrel hovering over railway land, then low NW; male Sparrowhawk mobbed by 2 crows in same area, then very low NW; flock of 21 Black-headed Gull flying high N in v-formation (presumed migration); pair Stock Dove in garden, then flew rapidly E (GH)
  • 23rd - South Norwood High Street se 25: (10:15) 3 Jackdaw(over) S/SW (JW)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:09:45) 23 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (nest building), 45 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 imm Herring Gull, Stock Dove, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 15 Redwing, 3 singing Chiffchaff, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch, pair Jay (nest building), 2 Jackdaw, 4 House Sparrow, 5 singing Chaffinch, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: Teal, 10 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, Snipe, 2 Common Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 15 Fieldfare, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 6 singing Chiffchaff, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Grey Wagtail, Bullfinch. (DM) Common Buzzard, 4 Meadow Pipit NW, 4 Fieldfare, 4 Chiffchaff (London Bird Club)
  • 22nd - Selsdon Park GC: Buzzard circling over.(Peter Gunkel)
  • 22nd - Farthing Downs: 2 great spotted woodpeckers drumming, 3 nuthatch, 2 long tailed tits, 7 redwing, 2 skylark singing, 15 jackdaws swirling overhead, 2 goldcrest, 3 song thrush singing, bullfinch 'singing', adjacent to the downs: 1 buzzard still, 1 sparrowhawk mobbed by corvids, 1 linnet singing. (David Hayes)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00hrs) 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 30 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, Stock Dove (calling), 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 singing Dunnock, 2 Song Thrush, 28 Redwing, 2 singing Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Jay (with nesting material), 2 Jackdaw, 3 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: Teal, 6 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 3 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 19 Fieldfare, 2 Mistle Thrush, Blackcap in full song, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 21st - Dollypers Hill: Headless corpse of a Kestrel found by a work party. Victim of a Peregrine?(Bill Bessant)
  • 21st - Addington Hills: am - male Firecrest. (John Parish)
  • 21st - Riddlesdown: 07:12 - 08:32. As I arrived a Red Kite flew over Atwood School then drifted SW mobbed by a Crow. Female Sparrowhawk, 17+ Skylarks (15 singing), 5 Chiffchaffs singing, 4 Song Thrushes singing, 4 Meadow Pipits, Treecreeper singing, pair Stock Dove, 2 Bullfinches. (JB)
  • 21st - Sanderstead: now only two Black-headed Gulls visiting the pond instead of 50+ - rest presumably heading back to breeding grounds. 1 Chiffchaff singing on Gruffy, 1 Song Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming in cemetery, Goldcrest singing along Limpsfield Road. (JB)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: Teal, 4 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Cormorant, 2 Kestrel, 6 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 16 Fieldfare, 11 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 5 Chiffchaff, Coal Tit, 5 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, Teal, 7 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 20 Fieldfare, 22 Redwing, 3 Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Snipe, 2 Linnet, Bullfinch (DM)
  • 20th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 2 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Goose, 9 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 19 Coot, 70 Black-headed Gull0, 2 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 7 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Starling, 1 House Sparrow, 1 Pied Wagtail. (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 20th - Was anyone out and about around 9.30am and noticed any changes in bird behaviour due to the solar eclipse? If so, please post the info here. (Admin)
  • 19th - South Croydon: Male pheasant flew in to garden in Penwortham Road for 20 minutes before flying off again.
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, Shelduck over (first since April 2012), 6 Shoveler, 7 Pheasant, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Water Rail, Snipe, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Grey Wagtail, 18 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 7 Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH). "Late shift" again: 2 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 15 Redwing over. (DM)
  • 18th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1.30pm: Common Buzzard drifting high NE (from SW) (GH)
  • 18th - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:10:15) 24 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 50 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Stock Dove calling, 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker (3 drumming), 2 Pied Wagtail, 4 Song Thrush (2 nest building), 25 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 singing Chiffchaff, 4 pair Long-tailed Tit (all at nest sites), 1 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 2 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 6 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, 2 Water Rail (one running across platform 4), Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 17 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, 4 Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Bullfinch calling in The Scrub, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH). (08.15-10.40) Cormorant, 3 Jackdaw, Mistle Thrush, 3 Meadow Pipit flew north (first here this year). (DM)
  • 17th - Coulsdon: Buzzard mobbed by a Peregrine over Fairoak Close. (Bill Bessant)
  • 17th - Selsdon Park Golf Course: Buzzard over.(Peter Gunkel)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake:(08:15:09:45hrs) 3 Egyptian Goose, 26 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, c80 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, Stock Dove (calling), 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 singing Dunnock, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Fieldfare, 17 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 pair Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, c30 Starling, 4 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Teal, 7 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Water Rail showing well for third consecutive day in big reed bed, Snipe, 55 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 16 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 19 Chaffinch, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH) (08.30-09.50) 2 Water Rail, Snipe, Bullfinch. (DM)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00-09:30hrs) 3 Greylag Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 70 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 imm Herring Gull, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker (2 drumming), 4 Song Thrush (2 singing,1 with nesting material), 12 Redwing, Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 3 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, Teal, 7 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Water Rail, Snipe, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 18 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, Chiffchaff, 3 Jackdaw, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 15th - Waddon Ponds: 07.30-08.30. 1 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Goose, 12 Mallard, 13 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 73 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 9 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 8 Ring-necked Parakeet, 4 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Robin, 6 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake (08.15-09.45): 2 Egyptian Goose, 46 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, c100 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 imm Herring Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker (2 drumming), 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 18 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 2 House Sparrow, Goldfinch, Chaffinch (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Teal, 8 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Water Rail, Snipe, Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 26 Fieldfare, 25 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff. (JAH)
  • 14th - Riddlesdown: 08:15-09:45 6 Skylarks, 2 Meadow Pipits(Court Farm), 5 Bullfinch, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Greenfinch, 5 RN Parakeets (at two nestholes), 1 Fieldfare, 2 LBB Gulls, 1 Canada Goose flew north, 1 Nuthatch, 3 GS Woodpeckers (one drumming), 1 Green Woodpecker and 4 Chaffinch with one briefly singing. (Brian Thomas)
  • 14th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 7 Shoveler, Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 3 Snipe, 2 Common Gull, Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 28 Fieldfare, 21 Redwing, 4 singing Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, Egyptian Goose, Teal, 7 Shoveler, Pochard, Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, Snipe, Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Stonechat in Moat Field, 14 Fieldfare, 11 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 singing Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 12th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2pm: male Sparrowhawk dropping very rapidly from medium height, then quartering low NW (GH)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 8 Shoveler, Pochard, Kestrel, Water Rail, Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 12 Fieldfare, 5 Redwing, 2 singing Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 11th - Hamsey Green: Red Kite hovering over the Co-op at 13:28 then drifted off in the direction of Warlingham. (Malcolm Jennings) There are several being sighted south of Warlingham at present. (Admin)
  • 11th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1pm: male Kestrel hunting/hovering/perching over railway land for at least 20mins (GH)
  • 11th - Riddlesdown: Just had a very late report of Hen Harrier seen twice on ground in October, trying to get more info on it. (J.Barnes) Further info, a Adult male Hen Harrier seen twice over a two week period in october near Famet close entrance.
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 3 Teal, 8 Shoveler, Pochard, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 16 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, 3 Mistle Thrush, singing Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 10th - South Norwood Lake:(08:15:09:45): 1 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 35 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 50 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 ad Herring Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 4 singing Dunnock, 2 Song Thrush, 10 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 3 pair Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, pair Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 1 Jackdaw (over), 3 House Sparrow, 5 singing Chaffinch, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 3 Teal, 10 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, Snipe, 81 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 13 Fieldfare, Redwing, singing Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 2 Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 9th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) mid pm: single male Kestrel (perching in lime tree), Stock Dove (feeding) & Green Woodpecker (calling) in garden/along railway embankment (GH)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00hrs) 1 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 40 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 50 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker (calling), 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 15 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 pair Long-tailed Tit (all nest building), 2 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 4 House Sparrow, 3 singing Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 10 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 18 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Goldcrest, Jackdaw, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 8th - Croham Hurst: Red Kite over at 13:05. (Michael Elmer)
  • 8th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 5pm: Grey Heron low E towards SNCP, plus pair Gt Spotted Woodpecker drumming/interacting (GH)
  • 8th - Pollards Hill South: 2 Stock Dove under garden feeder for second day all day (MJN)
  • 8th - Coulsdon Common: At least 7 nuthatch, at least 4 great spotted woodpeckers drumming, 3 coal tit, 4 goldcrest, at least 4 dunnock in song, 3 bullfinch, 4 chaffinch, 5 long tailed tit, 2 goldfinch, 1 kestrel. (David Hayes)
  • 8th - South Norwood Lake (08:00:09:45): 1 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, 37 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, c40 Black-headed Gull, 2ad 1imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove (calling), 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker (1f drumming), 3 singing Dunnock, c25 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 3 pair Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jackdaw, 3 House Sparrow, 4 singing Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 8th - Waddon Ponds: 07:50-08:55, WeBS count. 2 Mute Swan (1 ad 1 imm), 40 Canada Geese, 25 Mallard, 20 Tufted Ducks, 36 Coots (2 working on nests), 10 Moorhens, 4 Little Grebes (2 pairs),, 82 Black-headed Gulls inc Lithuanian bird, 2 Common Gulls, 5 Herring Gulls, adult Mediterranean Gull over to NW, pair of Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Mistle Thrush. (JB)
  • 8th - Wandle Park: WeBS count. Initial visit had 4 Black-headed Gulls, 2 Canada Geese and 2 Mallard, but on returning there were no geese or gulls, primarily due to 2 ladies one of whom was feeding 90+ Crows and the other had 2 dogs going into the pond! 1 Grey Wagtail, Goldcrest singing. Pair of Collared Doves copulating. (JB)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Kestrel, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Kingfisher, 18 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jackdaw, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45hrs) 1 Mute Swan, 6 Egyptian Goose, 48 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 70 Black-headed Gull, 2 imm Herring Gull, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker (2 drumming), 1 Song Thrush, c60 Redwing (on playing fields), 1 Chiffchaff, pair Long-tailed Tit (nest building), 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jackdaw, 4 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 7th - Farthing Downs: 2 skylark in song, at least 3 bullfinch, 2 yellowhammer, 1 mipit, 1 kestrel, 1 common gull, 4 long tailed tit, 1 green woodpecker, 1 distant mistle thrush in song, 3 chaffinch, 1 chiffchaff, at least 7 dunnock in song, 2 goldfinch. (David Hayes)
  • 7th - Devilsden Wood: A pair of stock dove, 5+ goldcrest, 4 coal tit, 3 nuthatch. (David Hayes)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 4 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, Snipe, 4 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Skylark (one in full song above Moat Field), Stonechat, 13 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH/DM) Friends of SNCP Working Group 10.00-12.30: Common Buzzard high west at 11.00, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Jackdaw, 2 Mistle Thrush. (DM)
  • 6th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1.35pm: Common Buzzard over Anerley (LB Bromley) circling medium high SE & being mobbed by a single crow (GH)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, 4 Shoveler, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 3 Water Rail, Snipe, 3 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, pair Stonechat, 10 Fieldfare, Goldcrest, Jackdaw, Bullfinch. (JAH/DM) 2 Common Buzzards (1 west at 13:32, 1 circling over lake at 13:34 gaining height while mobbed by Crows before also flying west), 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Little Grebes, 4 Jackdaws.(JB)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 8 Shoveler, Kestrel, Snipe (feeding out in the open at edge of lake), 3 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Jay (display-chasing), Jackdaw, 13 Fieldfare, Redwing, Linnet, 2 Bullfinch. (DM)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: Mute Swan, Teal, 9 Shoveler, Cormorant, Little Grebe, Kestrel, 4 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 12 Fieldfare, Redwing, 3 Linnet. (DM)
  • 3rd - Dollypers Hill Reserve: 1 Firecrest calling, Jay, 8-10 Magpies chasing off possible bird of prey (did not see it), Robin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 4-6 Long-tailed Tits. (Ernie Thomason)
  • 3rd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1.30pm: female Sparrowhawk flying rapidly low NW (towards Beaulieu Heights), pursued by 6 crows (GH)
  • 3rd - Norbury, Pollards Hill South: Return of Grey wagtail to next door's open basement! (MJN)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: Egyptian Goose, Teal, 8 Shoveler, Cormorant, Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 4 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 21 Fieldfare, 2 Reed Bunting. (DM)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Lake; (08:15:09:45hrs) 42 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, c100 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker (1 drumming female), 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 singing Dunnock, 2 Fieldfare, 2 Song Thrush, 25 Redwing, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, c20 Starling (on playing fields), 4 singing Chaffinch, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Teal, 8 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Water Rail, Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 18 Fieldfare, 21 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 4 Linnet, Reed Bunting. (DM)
  • 1st - Hutchinsons Bank: Kestrel sitting on a fence post then a Red Kite flying north towards New Addington. (Shaun Marriott & Sarah M)
  • 1st - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:10:00hrs) 2 Egyptian Goose, 38 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 70 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 singing Dunnock, 2 Fieldfare, 2 Song Thrush, 40 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw (on playing fields), c40 Starling, 7 House Sparrow, 4 singing Chaffinch, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: 9 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, 3 Water Rail, 7 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail. (DM)
  • 1st: Farthing Downs: Up to 3 skylarks in song, 3 yellowhammer over, 5 dunnock, 1 green woodpecker, 1 great spotted woodpecker, 2 linnet (1 in song), 6+ song thrush in song, 1 mistle thrush in song, 3 bullfinch, 2 goldcrest. (David Hayes)

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