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  • 30th - Chepstow Rise (15:15): Female Blackcap taking Honeysuckle berries in the garden. I have to go back to 2002 to find my last November garden record for this species. (John Parish)
  • 30th - Sanderstead Plantation: 30+ Redwings, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit. (JB)
  • 30th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2pm: 1m Kestrel hunting/perching on rlwy land for 15 mins, plus 2 Redwings very low W (GH)
  • 30th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 6 Shoveler, Cormorant, 2 Water Rail, Snipe, 131 Black-headed Gull, 8 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 6 Fieldfare, Coal Tit. (JAH)
  • 29th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00) 24 Tufted Duck, 1ad Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 50 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 singing Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, c30 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 4 House Sparrow, 20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Shoveler, Sparrowhawk, 4 Water Rail, 4 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Kestrel, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail, 6 Redpoll. (JAH)
  • 28th - Central Croydon: 1 Peregrine flew over the bus I was on at 16:25. (JB)
  • 28th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 28 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 15 Cormorant, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1imm Herring Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 2 Shoveler, 6 Pheasant, Cormorant, 6 Water Rail, Snipe, Common Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, Chiffchaff, 37 Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 27th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 2f Teal, 32 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 75 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 singing Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 5 House Sparrow, 18 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 27th - Sanderstead: Buzzard north over Briton Hill Road at 12:05, 3 Redwings earlier. 110+ Black-headed Gulls and 9+ Herring Gulls at Sanderstead Pond (must be winter). (JB)
  • 27th - South Norwood Country Park: 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Shoveler, Cormorant, Kestrel, 6 Water Rail including one in flight across lake, Snipe, 3 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, 6 Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, Coal Tit. (JAH)
  • 26th - Farthing Downs: 30+ flock of thrushes (mainly Redwing but up to 6 Fieldfare), 3 Greenfinch, 3 Bullfinch over, 21 Goldfinch, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Kestrel, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 12 Jackdaws, 50+ gull over (mainly Herring but a few Black-headed and Common too), 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Green Woodpecker. (David Hayes)
  • 26th - Devilsden Wood: 1 Nuthatch heard, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 5 Goldcrest, 20+ Ring Necked Parakeet, 1 Stock Dove heard. (David Hayes)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 34 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 18 Cormorant, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 12 House Sparrow, 20+ Goldfinch (JW)
  • 25th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 43 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 97 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA , 3 Common Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blackbird (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 24th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 41 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 12 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 17 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00) 2 Egyptian Goose, 24 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 16 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 60 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 5 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 17 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jackdaw (over), 100+ Carrion Crow on playing fields, 3 House Sparrrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Kestrel, 5 Water Rail, Snipe, 7 Common Gull, 8 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Kingfisher, 4 Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 6 Redpoll. (JAH)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 34 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 19 Cormorant, 65 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Song Thrush, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 5 House Sparrow, 20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 12 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 7 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, 12 Cormorant, Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 147 Black-headed Gull, 7 Common Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 11 Fieldfare, Chiffchaff, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 21st - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 31 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 22 Cormorant, 45 Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 4 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 20th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 30 Tufted Duck, 2ad/1juv Great Crested Grebe, 21 Cormorant, 40 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 5 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 20th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1.45pm: Group of c30 Canada Geese circling/calling very low overhead, then E > SNCP, plus 1 Cormorant low SW (GH)
  • 19th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 25 Canada Goose, 14 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1, Moorhen, 18 Coot, 166 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 14 Herring Gull, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Wren (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 19th - Addington Hills (am): G S Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, 26 Redwing, 21 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Nuthatch, Treecreeper, 2 Firecrest, 10 Goldcrest, 9 Jay. (John Parish)
  • 19th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 24 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2ad/1juv Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1f Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 3 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 18th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Goose, 17 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 19 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 120 Black-headed Gull inc ringed birds VBA & ST246.356, 4 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Carrion Crow, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Canada Goose, 3 Shoveler, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel, 1 Pheasant. (Czech Conroy)
  • 18th - South Norwood Hill: 50 Redwings flying west probably from South Norwood Lake, towards Grangewood Park, at 8:15 am.(Rob Wyllie).
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 6 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, 5 Water Rail, 84 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 11 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 6 Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, singing Chiffchaff. (JAH)
  • 16th - Queens Road Cemetery, Thornton Heath (12.30 - 2pm): 19 species including - 1m & 1f Sparrowhawk, 1f Green Woodpecker and 1 Mistle Thrush (GH)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 35 Tufted Duck, 2ad/1juv Great Crested Grebe, 19 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 36 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 73 Black-backed Gull, 8 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, Kingfisher, 2 Fieldfare, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest. (JAH)
  • 14th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 27 Tufted Duck, 2ad Great Crested Grebe, 21 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 30 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 14th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 20 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 16 Coot, 59 Black-headed Gull inc red 2PNT, 6 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 18 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 13th -Waddon Ponds: 08:10-08:50. WeBS count. 5 Mute Swans, 4 Canada Geese, 34 Mallard, 16 Tufted Ducks, 16 Moorhens, 24 Coot, 4 Little Grebes, 80 Black-headed Gulls, 11 Herring Gulls, 3 Common Gulls, 1 Kingfisher. (JB)
  • 13th - Wandle Park: WeBS count. 6 Mallards, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Black-headed Gulls, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Grey Wagtails, 2 Pied Wagtails, 1 Sparrowhawk, Mistle Thrush singing. (JB)
  • 13th - Sanderstead Pond: 67 Black-headed Gulls (highest count so far this winter), 2 Canada Geese, 9 Moorhens, 3 Mistle Thrushes, 1 Redwing. (JB)
  • 13th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 30 Tufted Duck, 2ad/1juv Great Crested Grebe, 18 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Kestrel, 23 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Redwing (over), 1f Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, c20 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, c50 Starling on playing fields, 4 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 13th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 12pm: imm m Kestrel medium low W (chased by 3 crows), group of c10 Redwings very low & fast NW (GH)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 3 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, 9 Water Rail, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 6 Fieldfare, Redwing, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, Jackdaw. (JAH)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 7 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Kestrel, 7 Water Rail, 6 Common Gull, 7 Stock Dove, Tawny Owl, 2 Fieldfare, Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, 3 Jackdaw. (JAH)
  • 8th - Hutchinsons Bank: (12:45 - 13:00) A Red Kite cruising back and forth over the reserve with barely a wing beat. (John Parish)
  • 8th - Central Croydon: (16.00) Peregrine (AJP)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00) 3 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 37 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 21 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Sparrowhawk, 18 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 3 Jackdaw (over), 5 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 6th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 30 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2 juv Great Crested Grebe, 18 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 25 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Pied Wagtail, 16 Long-tailed Tit, 6 House Sparrow, c30 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 6th - Waddon Ponds: 100+ Black-headed Gulls inc white VBA. (JB)
  • 4th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00-10:00) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 1m/1f Shoveler, 25 Tufted Duck, 1ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 23 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 25 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, c20 Long-tailed Tit, 6 House Sparrow, c30 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 12 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, 9 Shoveler, Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, Kestrel, 6 Water Rail (two seen), Common Gull, 6 Stock Dove, Skylark took off from newly mown Moat Field), 2 Fieldfare, 14 Redwing, 4 Jackdaw. (JAH)
  • 2nd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 5 Mute Swan, 20 Canada Goose, 36 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 5 Coot, 99 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA & yellow 2PNT, 7 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 20+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 5 Starling, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 2nd - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): 15+ Magpies in neighbour's tree - a record count for here. (JB)
  • 2nd - Streatham (looking over Croydon): 07.15-08.00 c2,000 wood pigeons S/SW (London Bird Club - Peter Newmark)