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  • 31st - South Norwood Lake:(07:30:09:15) pair Mute Swan + 2 cygnets, 35 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 20 Mallard, 22 Tufted Duck,2 pair Great Crested Grebe,13 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker + 2 at nest sites feeding young, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 9 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 9 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 31st - Croft Rd SW16: 13 Swift (most seen for several years), Mallard over at 21:00 (SEC)
  • 30th - Location undisclosed: Black Redstart singing at 19:48. (Admin)
  • 30th - Sanderstead: Late BBS count. Bullfinch & Nuthatch family in Selsdon Park GC, House Sparrow to nest site in house wall in Onslow Gardens. (JB)
  • 30th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 3 young, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Red Kite, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 5 Swift, pair Kestrel + young, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 29th - Hamsey Green: 382 Jackdaws (counted from photos) heading over NW between 21:00 & 21:30. Presumably heading to roost. (Malcolm Jennings)
  • 29th - Riddlesdown: 08:30-09:10. 27 species including 7 singing Skylarks, 8 singing Blackcaps, 7 singing Chiffchaffs, 7 singing Song Thrushes, 2 displaying Meadow Pipits and a Great Spotted Woodpecker nest with young calling. (JB)
  • 29th - Wandle Park: 2 Grey Wagtails, 2 Stock Doves (Mike Earp)
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: Osprey over going north at 6.35am, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, 11 Swift, only room for two Kestrel young at nest box entrance, Jackdaw, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH) The Osprey was also seen heading NE over Barking Bay at 07:05 today - approx. NNE from SNCP. (admin)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose with 3 young, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 4 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove, 14 Swift, pair Kestrel with young, Jackdaw, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, 7 Reed Warbler, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 26th - Tirlemont Rd area: 50+ Swifts back on territory, also Male Peregrine chasing them. (J.Barnes)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) pair Mute Swan + 3 cygnets, 27 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 18 Mallard + 4 young, 2 pairs Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk carrying food, 20 Moorhen + 2 on nests, 24 Coot + 5 on nests, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, c20 Swift, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 11 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 5 Long-tailed Tit + 3 family parties of 6-6-7, 8 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, + 2 at nests feeding young, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 26th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 11 Mute Swan 2ad &, 9 young, 2 Greylag Goose, 22 Canada Goose inc new bird bto5261860, 23 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Moorhen plus 2 juv & 1 young, 14 Coot plus 1 juv & 1 young, 1 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Carrion Crow. 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit plus 1 young, 2 Starling, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 25th - Waddon Ponds 12.30-13.30: 11 Mute Swan 2ad & 9 young, 2 Greylag Goose, 24 Canada Goose, 27 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe on nest, 3 Moorhen plus 2 Juv & 4 young, 11 Coot 11 plus 1 juv & 1 young, 3 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Wren, 3 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 25th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:30) pair Mute Swan + 3 cygnets, 21 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 20 Mallard + 4 young, 22 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kestrel, 18 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Song Thrush, 12 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 12 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 25th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 2 Little Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 11 Swift, pair Kestrel with 3 young at nest box, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) pair Mute Swan + 3 cygnets, 18 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 21 Mallard + 4 young, 20 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 1m Sparrowhawk, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove + 2juv, c20 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker + 2 at nests feeding young, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 12 Blackcap + 4juv, 1 Whitethroat, 11 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit + 2 family parties of 6-7, 1 Jay, 9 House Sparrow + 4 young, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - Coulsdon/Purley: Red Kite over. (per email)
  • 23rd - Lloyd Park: (07:30 - 12:00) Little Owl (my first at the site for 10 years) flushed from a spinney, departing with a noisy gaggle of Parakeets in hot pursuit! Other sightings included Swift (5), Wren (30), Robin (27), Blackbird (27), Song Thrush (10), Mistle Thrush (2), Lesser Whitethroat (1), Common Whitethroat (1), Blackcap (20), Chiffchaff (9), Starling (60), Bullfinch (4). (John Parish)
  • 23rd - London Rd, Thornton Heath (9am): Grey Heron over E & Great Black-backed Gull (being loudly harassed by a Herring Gull) flying W (GH)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Lake: (07:45-09:15) pair Mute Swan + 3 cygnets, 15 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 20 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 12 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 11 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 23rd - Croft Rd SW16: Party of about 12 starlings including 7 young, present most of the day - ate whole block of suet feeder. Very noisy along with 3 green parakeets. (SEC)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove, 7 Swift, Kestrel, 3 Jackdaw, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler, 2 Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 21st - Thornton Heath : Peregrine 1 over at 3pm (D Benton)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian + 3 young, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Stock Dove, 9 Collared Dove, 11 Swift, Kestrel, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 6 Reed Warbler, 2 Mistle Thrush, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 20th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:20) pair Mute Swan + 3 cygnets, 16 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 18 Mallard + 4 young, 24 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 17 Moorhen, 20 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 8 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1juv Grey Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 9 Blackcap (2 pairs at nests feeding young), 1 Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 2 pair Long-tailed Tit at nests feeding young, 1 Jay, 1 Jackdaw (over), 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 3 young, 2 Little Grebe, Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Swift, Kestrel, Peregrine, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler. (JAH)
  • 18th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) pair Mute Swan + 3 cygnets, 16 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 16 Mallard + 4 young, 28 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 20 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 9 Swift, 2juv Grey Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 9 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 1 Jackdaw (over), 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) pair Mute Swan + 3 cygnets, 18 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 17 Mallard + 4 young, 22 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 2imm Herring Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 11 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 4 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW) First known breeding of Mute Swan here, following hot on heels from first Egyptian Goose breeding. (admin)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake (07:30:09:00) pair Mute Swan at nest, 15 Canada Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 15 Mallard + 4 young, 27 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 3imm Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove (calling), 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 10 Blackcap, 12 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) pair Mute Swan at nest, 17 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 19 Mallard + 4 young, 26 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe (1 nest with 2 eggs), 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove (calling), 4 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush, 8 Blackcap, 10 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 50+ Starling on playing fields, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 4 Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, Gadwall, Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove, 3 Swift, 2 Kestrel, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler. (JAH)
  • 14th -South Norwood: Norwood Junction Station (10:25) platform 1 Pied Wagtail with nesting material (JW)
  • 13th - Addington Hills (08:30 - 12:30): Two male Mallards flushed from skimpy bramble cover on bone-dry ground beneath oak standards where old 'wood pasture' has recently been cleared of holly thicket. Also 3 Swifts, 50 Robins, 8 Blackcaps and 7 Chiffchaffs. (John Parish)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 5 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 2 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 5 Swift, Kestrel, Peregrine, Swallow, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 8 Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: Mute Swan, 6 (4 over) Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 3 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 5 Swift, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, Sand Martin, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 9 Reed Warbler. (JAH) Also 1 Swallow. Sparrowhawk about 13:20 - why couldn't it have shown itself yesterday during my big day? (JB)
  • 12th - Brickfields Meadow: 2 Swift, Chiffchaff singing, 15+ House Sparrow, pair Tufted Duck. (JB)
  • 12th - Woodside Green: 4 Swifts. (JB)
  • 11th - Big Croydon Birdwatch: 04:00- 19:50. 64 species over the day. Tawny Owl at King's Wood, Kestrel at Addington tram stop, Rook at New Addington, Yellowhammer at Farthing Downs, Peregrine. Pairs of Mute Swans a 3 sites (2+ young at Waddon Ponds, on nest at South Norwood Lake),Egyptian Geese with young at 2 sites, Mandarin at Sanderstead Pond, Grey Wagtails at South Norwood Country Park (1) and Wandle Park (3). (J&CB)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 3 Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 4 Canada goslings, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 5 Swift, Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 8 Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 10th - Queen's Rd Cemetery, Thornton Heath (12-2pm): Croydon Challenge sponsored bird watch produced only 18 species, incl Stock Dove (first record ever), Blackcap & Goldcrest (GH)
  • 10th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:15) pair Mute Swan, 21 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 6 goslings, 21 Mallard + 2 broods (3-2), 24 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 12 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Song Thrush + pair at nest feeding young, 10 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 12 Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, 5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 3 goslings, 2 Little Grebe, Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 5 Swift, Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, 6 Swallow, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 34 Whitethroat, 4 Reed Warbler. (JAH)
  • 9th - Shirley Park Golf Course: (07:00 - 09:00) Pair of Grey Wagtails near pond beside 18th Fairway, one Lesser Whitethroat & 6 Blackcaps (no other warblers), 33 Blackbirds, 7 Song Thrushes, 2 Mistle Thrushes. (John Parish)
  • 9th - Lloyd Park: (09:15) Lesser Whitethroat singing by allotments. (John Parish)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) pair Mute Swan at nest, 18 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose with 6 goslings on the water (near jetty), 17 Mallard + 2 broods of 3-2, 26 Tufted Duck, 2 pairs Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 12 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Swallow, 2 Song Thrush (1 at nest feeding young), 8 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 11 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 4 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 8th - Norbury, Pollards Hill S: Local Swifts (5) have returned on time at 18.30. (MJN)
  • 8th - South Croydon: After RSPB Croydon Group meeting this afternoon 150+ Feral Pigeons, 2 Stock Doves, 4 Woodpigeons and 2 Jackdaws on freshly seeded playing fields.(JB)
  • 8th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) pair Mute Swan, 18 Canada Goose, pair Egyptian Goose + 5 goslings, 16 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 17 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail (over) 3 Song Thrush, 8 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 4 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 7th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00. 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose, 15 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen plus 2 juv, 13 Coot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blackcap, 1 Wren, 8 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 7th - Croham Hurst Golf Course: Sparrowhawk shooting across the fairway and through the trees.(DAL)
  • 7th - Sanderstead: First 2017 garden record of Swift at 19:00. Also singing Song Thrush and Goldcrest. (JB)
  • 7th - Thornton Heath Recreation Ground : Song Thrush 1 singing ( at least 3 days very rare here), Blackcap 1 singing, first swift, swallow 3 through (D Benton)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 8 x Common Swifts (Mark H)
  • 7th - Kings Wood: Dawn Chorus Walk. 28 species including Nuthatch at nest, Bullfinch, 3+ singing Treecreepers, 12+ Stock Dove with dozens of Woodpigeons. (JB)
  • 7th - Riddlesdown: Whitethroats, Skylarks, Meadow Pipit. (JB)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake : pair of Mute Swan, Canada Goose 2, 1 Egyptian Goose, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Moorhen, Coot,8 Stock Dove, Song Thrush, Ringed Necked Parakeet, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Chaffinch.(Ernest Thomason)
  • 6th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (3pm): Common Buzzard drifting medium high S (now being seen here more often than either Sparrowhawk or Kestrel), 3 Swifts low overhead, 2 Blackcaps singing & 1 Whitethroat (on rlwy embankment since 4th) (GH)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 goslings, Little Grebe, Common Sandpiper, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Swift, Kestrel, 4 Swallow, Cetti's Warbler, Willow Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 5th - Croft Rd, SW16: 2 Swifts over about 6.30 pm. One day earlier than last year. (Sue Collins)
  • 5th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (4.30pm): 2 Swifts feeding low overhead for 15 mins (GH)
  • 5th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) pair Mute Swan, 18 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard, 26 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 11 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove 2 Collared Dove, 12 Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Swallow, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 5th - Riddlesdown: 07:15-08:35. 5 Swifts (4 north at 07:35 & 1 at 08:07), 2 Buzzards, 1 Mute Swan flew over at 08:05, 8 Skylarks, 4 Meadow Pipits, 9 Blackcaps, 10 Chiffchaffs, 8 Whitethroats, 5 Song Thrushes, 2 pairs of Stock Doves, 30+ Jackdaws, 75+ Herring Gulls at Riddlesdown Academy, 2 Pheasants, Goldcrest singing.(JB)
  • 5th - Sanderstead Pond: Drake Mandarin flew in at 09:05 -must have been hiding somewhere near the church/Cedar Court. (JB)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 goslings, 4 Common Sandpiper, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 2 Swallow, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Reed Warbler. (JAH) 2 Swift at 13.45 (Brian Russell)
  • 5th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 2 Mute Swan (male has come back), 2 Greylag Goose, 7 Canada Goose, 25 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe (one on nest), 3 Moorhen plus 1 juv, 13 Coot plus 1 young, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Carrion Crow, 11 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 2 Robin plus 2 juv, 9 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th - Waddon Ponds: 11.00-12.00. 1 Mute Swan sitting on nest, 4 Greylag Goose, 9 Canada Goose, 26 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe (nest), 3 Moorhen plus 3 juv, 14 Coot plus 1 young, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 6 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Wren, 15 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 2 Robin plus 2 juv, 2 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th - South Norwood Lake:(07:45:09:00) pair Mute Swan, 18 Canada Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, 14 Mallard + 2 broods 3-1, 29 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 12 Moorhen, 16 Coot + 1 brood of 4, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Swallow, 2 Song Thrush, 11 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 11 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 pair Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW). 7pm: Reported c20 Swallows feeding over lake (GH per local resident Hattie Salih)
  • 4th - Russell Hill, Purley: 2 pairs of bullfinches at our feeder (DAL)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 goslings, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Little Grebe, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 4 Swallow, Cetti's Warbler, 7 Reed Warbler, Mistle Thrush, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 2nd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (1.45pm): Common Buzzard circling/drifting medium high & being attacked incessantly for at least 5 mins by a Carrion Crow (seemingly almost half its size), then flew N; plus, female Sparrowhawk displaying medium high (3pm) (GH)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) pair Mute Swan at nest, 16 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 17 Mallard + 2 broods 3-2, 28 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen, 18 Coot + 1 with brood of 5, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Swallow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 10 Blackcap, 2 Common Whitethroat, 11 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, 4 pair Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, 50+ Starling on playing fields, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 1st - Norwood Grove ( near house) 3.30pm: c4 or 5 Goldfinches flitting in and out of old garden nursery/old stables building. (SEC)
  • 1st - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Kestrel over garden at 16:15. First here for some time. (JB)
  • 1st - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (12pm): 2 House Martins circling low over Warminster Rd (GH)
  • 1st - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:15) pair Mute Swan at nest, 22 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard + 2 broods of 3-2, 32 Tufted Duck, 2 pair Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 12 Moorhen, 20 Coot + 1 brood of 6, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 8 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 goslings, Little Grebe, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 9 Collared Dove, Cetti's Warber, Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting. (JAH)