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  • 31st - Sanderstead, Briton Hill Road: Little Owl yelping nearby (probably in Farm Fields) around 21:00. (JB)
  • 31st - South Norwood Country Park: Egyptian Goose, 2 (pair?) Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Cetti's Warbler, Blackcap - also reported Little Egret. (DMac)
  • 31st - Pollards Hill South,SW16: 19.30. Buzzard over NW(MJN)
  • 31st - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) early pm: Calling/singing/feeding Chiffchaff and pair of Stock Doves in my garden sycamore (GH)
  • 30th - Purley Downs Road, South Croydon. Buzzard over.(Diane Tarrran)
  • 30th - Pollards Hill South,SW16: Stock Dove "singing" in garden p.m. (MJN)
  • 30th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30.2 Mute Swan (apparently the juveniles were removed to Esher), 3 Greylag Goose, 28 Canada Goose inc new bird BTO 5261670, 1 Egyptian Goose, 10 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, one still on nest, 5 Moorhen, 19 Coot, 6 Herring Gull, 8 Woodpigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw flewover, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: Cetti's Warbler (DMac) 4 Sand Martin, Little Egret, Common Buzzard (Warden).
  • 27th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 8 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, Jack Snipe, 4 Snipe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Fieldfare, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Jackdaw, Siskin, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 27th - Waddon Ponds: 07.00-08.00.2 Mute Swan, 16 Canada Goose, 12 Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe one on nest, 5 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 1 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Magpie, 2 Jay, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan mating, 25 Canada Goose, 9 Mallard, 16 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe one on nest, 6 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 4 Black-headed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 5 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake: pair Mute Swan, 29 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 imm Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 singing Song Thrush, 2 Redwing, 2 singing Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 3 pair Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 3 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 26th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 5 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Little Egret, Red Kite high up going west 7.45am, 2 Kestrel, 18 Black-headed Gull (17 over), 3 ad.+ 20 imm. Herring Gull, Collared Dove, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH/PP)
  • 25th - Beddington Farm: 06:49 2 Whooper Swans flew east ie towards Croydon. Had apparently been seen over Staines at 06:25 and QEII Res at 06:38. (Surrey Bird Club)
  • 25th - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:09:45) pair Mute Swan, 29 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 pair Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 singing Dunnock, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 3 pair Long-tailed Tit (all nest-building), 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 1 Jackdaw, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 25th - South Norwood Country Park: Whinchat f, Little Egret.(PP. CP)
  • 25th - Addington Hills (11:35hrs) - A Red Kite passed overhead towards north, quite high, in an uninterrupted glide, calling continuously. (John Parish)
  • 25th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 8 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Little Egret, 2 Kestrel, Water Rail, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, Chiffchaff, Coal Tit, Siskin, pair Reed Bunting. (JAH) Also reported: 2 Snipe, Bullfinch.
  • 25th - Pollards Hill South: pair of Grey Wagtail in adjacent flooded basement. Nuthatch very vocal. Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming. Goldcrest singing. Chiffchaff calling (MJN)
  • 25th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan, 25 Canada Goose, Canada Goose x Greylag, 13 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe one on nest, 4 Moorhen, 8 Coot, 1 Black-headed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 5 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 24th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan, 23 Canada Goose, 19 Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe one on nest, 6 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 4 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 15 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Magpie, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 23 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 4 House Sparrow, 3 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 24th - New Addington (Field Way) 3pm: Common Buzzard flying rapidly SW (towards Selsdon Wood?) (GH per Michael Hampton)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: 55 species: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 12 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Little Egret, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Water Rail, 11 Black-headed Gull (10 over), Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Kingfisher, Sand Martin, Pied Wagtail, 13 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Jackdaw, Siskin, 3 Reed Bunting (2m, 1f). (JAH) Black Redstart last recorded 2003 (Warden).
  • 24th - Pollards Hill South: am 1 siskin E calling( MJN)
  • 23rd - Lloyd Park (am): Female Siskin, 2 pairs Bullfinch, 20+ Redwing, 13 Stock Dove, 36 Magpie. (John Parish)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: 6 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 12 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, 12 Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 12 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, Siskin, m + f Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 22nd - Royal Russell School: Buzzard over at 10:30. (M Pembridge)
  • 22nd - New Addington (Birch Wood) 12pm: Pair Common Buzzards calling/interacting overhead, then drifting SW (GH per Michael Hampton)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Shoveler, 15 Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe, Little Egret, 3 Kestrel, Water Rail, 25 Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, 5 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 8 Fieldfare, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, (Chiffchaff - DMc), Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Jackdaw, Siskin, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Common Buzzard (Warden)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 12 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 2 Cormorant, 4 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 16 Fieldfare, 9 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, Coal Tit, Bearded Tit, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Little Egret (Warden)
  • 21st - Selsdon Park: c250 Redwings, 3+ Great Spotted Woodpeckers drumming, several Nuthatches. (JB)
  • 21st - Kings Wood: Buzzard over, 2 Chiffchaffs singing 7+ Jays. Pair of Jackdaws investigating a chimney in an adjoining road! (JB)
  • 20th - Lloyd Park: c.10 Redwing, Water Rail (Dave MacMillan/John Williams)
  • 20th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Mute Swan, 31 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe (displaying), 1 Cormorant, 15 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 imm Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, c20 Redwing, 1 Goldcrest, 3 pair Long-tailed Tit (all 3 pairs nest-building) 3 Jay, 4 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 9 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, Kestrel, Snipe, 135 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Kingfisher, 13 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, Bearded Tit, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Tawny Owl (Roy Weller)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 10 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 3 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Kingfisher, 26 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, Bearded Tit, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • Pollards Hill South-4 Redwing SE + i Grey Heron over (MJN)
  • 18th - Duppas Hill Park: 7 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 18 Black-headed Gull, Great Spotted Woodpecker (female), 22 Redwings, 100+ Starlings, Jay, 3 Carrion Crow, Magpie, 3 Goldfinch, Ring Necked parakeet, Woodpigeon (SH)
  • 18th - Farleigh Dean Cresent (Addington) 2 Marsh Tits feeding on feeder in front garden. (Ernest Thomason)
  • 18th - Pollards Hill S: 8 Redwing moving SE @ 08.00 (MJN)
  • 18th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 4 Shoveler (over SW), 42 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 15 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 2 pair Long-tailed Tit, 7 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, 3 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 10 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Little Egret, Kestrel, Water Rail, Snipe, 71 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 21 Fieldfare, 7 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Bearded Tit, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 36 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 18 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker (3 drumming), 2 Song Thrush, 20+ Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Pair Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 3 Jackdaw (over), 2 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 33 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest, 2 Jackdaw, 3 Siskin, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:09:45) 2ad Mute Swan, 27 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 38 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 singing Dunnock, 1 Song Thrush, c30 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 2 pair Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw (over), 2 Greenfinch, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 11 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, Lapwing took off from island at 6.32am, 89 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 24 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing, Cetti's Warbler, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Bearded Tit, 3 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 15th - Riddlesdown: 06:45-08:15. Thought I heard a Buzzard mewing, but eventually tracked the call to a Jay doing a good imitation! Another call later on from elsewhere on site had to be a genuine Buzzard. 18+ Skylarks (many singing), 7 Meadow Pipits (one displaying), 5 Bullfinches, 150+ Redwings flew SE in two flocks. (JB)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 10 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Little Egret, Kestrel, Water Rail, 96 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 14 Fieldfare, 7 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, Bearded Tit, 8 Jay, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 14th - Wandle Park: WeBS count. 2 Canada Geese, 8 Mallard, 1 Moorhen (a first here for me), 15 Black-headed Gulls, 1 Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail. (JB)
  • 14th - Waddon Ponds: WeBS count 08:10-08:50. 2 Mute Swans, 21 Canada Geese, 24 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebes, 10 Moorhens, 25 Coots, 73 Black-headed Gulls (one with a metal ring), 3 Herring Gulls. (JB) 12.30-13.30. Mute Swans W39381 & W31047 appear to be nesting. 8, Black-headed Gull inc, VBA, yellow 2PNT and one ringed bird, 4 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 14th - Croydon: 2 Goldcrests by Croydon Minster. (JB)
  • 14th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, 4 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 36 Fieldfare, 35 Redwing, Bearded Tit, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 13th - Farthing Downs: 1 yellowhammer, 3 bullfinch, 4 greenfinch, 1 green woodpecker, 2 coal tit, 3 long tailed tit, 1 goldcrest, 15 redwing, many sub-singing, 1 skylark in song, 1 meadow pipit over, 1 buzzard heard but not located. (David Hayes)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: Curlew flew east at 7.02am, returned briefly eight minutes later. 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, 12 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, Water Rail, Common Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 10 Fieldfare, 54 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, 3 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 12th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:09:45) 34 Tufted Duck, pair great Crested Grebe (displaying), 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Black-headed Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 60+ Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit (+ 1 pair nest-building) 2 Jay, 4 House Sparrow, 20+ Goldfinch, 6 Siskin (JW)
  • 12th - Farthing Downs: A short visit produced 2 yellowhammer, 1 in song, 3 linnets, 3 buzzard over, 1 calling repeatedly, 2 coal tit, 3 long tailed tit, 1 goldcrest, 3 skylark, 2 in song, 1 mistle thrush. (David Hayes)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 8 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 26 Fieldfare, 53 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest, Bearded Tit, 2 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 11th -South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 38 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 12 Black-headed Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 3 House Sparrow, 20+ Goldfinch, 6 Siskin (JW)
  • 11th - Addington Court Golf Couse (Disused fairways): Male Kestrel (Ernie Thomason)
  • 11th - Coulsdon Area: Walked from The Fox, through Happy Valley and Devilsden Wood then down Farthing Downs. Highlights included 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Skylark singing, 4+ Bullfinches, several Siskins over, Redwing and Linnet. (JB)
  • 11th - Farleigh Dean Crescent: 2 Marsh Tits on feeder in front garden (Ernie Thomason)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Bearded Tit. Also: 2 Egyptian Goose, 10 Shoveler, Kestrel, Water Rail, 4 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 10 Fieldfare, Redwing, Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, Jackdaw, 2 Siskin. (JAH), 5.00pm - 6:30pm : 2 Mute Swans, Canada Geese (Ernie Thomason)
  • 11th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 12.15am: 1/2 Redwings calling overhead - are some of them gathering/on their way home? (GH) More calls heard at approx. same time on 12th (GH)
  • 10th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:10:00) 2ad Mute Swan, 34 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe,2 Cormorant, 1m Kestrel(over) 50+ Black-headed Gull on playing fields,2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 30+Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 3 Goldcrest, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal tit, 2 Jay, 2 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch, 10+Siskin, (JW)
  • 10th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan, 10 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 69 Black-headed Gull inc VBA and two metal ringed birds, 2 Common Gull, 9 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 8 Starling, 1 Robin, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 9th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan, 20 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 20 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 20 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 31 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 7 Woodpigeon, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 15 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Robin, 9 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:00) 28 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 18 Black-headed Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, Goldfinch, 20+ Siskin (JW)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 5 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 14 Fieldfare, Redwing, 4 Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler in fine voice (wetlands), 2 Goldcrest, Bearded Tit (wetlands) Jackdaw, Siskin, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 7th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2.30pm: Group of 3 Egyptian Geese low W towards SNL (GH)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan (one ad. + one imm.), 2 Egyptian Goose, 5 Shoveler, 3 Water Rail, Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 10 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 2 Jackdaw, Siskin, 2 Linnet, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 6th - Croydon Town Centre: (12:30) Peregrine (prob female), circling around office blocks & headed off north. (Graeme Spinks)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: imm. Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Shoveler, Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 6 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 9 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, Bearded Tit mobile around lake and Moat Field/wetlands, Jackdaw, 2 Linnet, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 5th - Park Hill, Croydon: (11.30) 34 Redwing on school playing field, some quite confiding. (AJP)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 5 Shoveler, Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 3 Water Rail (two seen in big reed bed, one heard in wetlands), 8 Common Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 10 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler and Bearded Tit seen together in wetlands at 9.10am, 2 Goldcrest, Jackdaw, Siskin, 2 Linnet, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 5th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan, 24 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 12 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 5 Moorhen, 11 Coot, 85 Black-headed Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1, Robin, Greenfinch heard, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 Mute Swan, 28 Canada Goose, 17 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Wren, 5 Starling, 1 Robin, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:00) 1ad/2imm Mute Swan, 29 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 60 Black-headed Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove (calling), 1 Collared Dove, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 12 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 4 Jay, 3 Jackdaw, 2 House Sparrow, pair Greenfinch, Goldfinch, 6 Siskin (JW)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 9 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 168 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 7 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, Goldcrest, Bearded Tit, 4 Jackdaw, Siskin, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 3rd - Lloyd Park: Water Rail (12:00) along stream behind small pond close to Ranmore Avenue entrance (but no sign 4th March late morning). Also 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Stock Dove, 12+ Redwing, 4 Song Thrush, 2+ Greenfinch and 1 male Bullfinch. (Graeme Spinks)
  • 3rd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 4pm: 1f Kestrel flying rapidly W (medium high, direct flight) (GH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Lake:(08:15:10:00) 1ad/2imm Mute Swan, 39 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 40 Black-headed Gull, 4 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 2 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: Egyptian Goose, 6 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, singing Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Bearded Tit, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Siskin. (JAH) Cetti's Warbler, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Redpoll, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Redwing (Philip Cliffe)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:09:45) 1ad/2imm Mute Swan, 37 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe, 35 Black-headed Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Redwing, 5 Goldcrest, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, 60+ Starling (on playing fields), 1 House Sparrow, 5 singing Chaffinch, 6 Siskin (JW)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, Water Rail, 8 Snipe, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 14 Fieldfare, Cetti's Warbler for fourth consecutive month, Siskin, Reed Bunting. (JAH/DMs)
Pochard 1

Drake Pochard by John Watson

  • 1st - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2ad/2imm Mute Swan, pair Pochard, 43 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 30 Black-headed Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, pair Grey Wagtail, 4 Song Thrush, 6 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, 100+Carrion Crow (on playing fields), c50 Starling (on playing fields), 2 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch, 6 Siskin (JW)
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 6 Shoveler, Little Grebe, Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 111 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 29 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, 4 Mistle Thrush, Goldcrest, Bearded Tit for the sixth consecutive month, 2 Linnet. (JAH) Stonechat (Warden)