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  • 31st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swans, 7 Shoveler(5m), 2 Egyptian Geese, 1 Gadwall, 4 Tufted Ducks, 30 Black Headed Gulls, 1 Grey Heron, 8 Redwing over towards Anerley, Pheasant, 2 Chiffchaff, 16 Canada Geese. ( Rob Wyllie). Also in early morning fog: Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 8 Water Rail, Common Gull, Tawny Owl over lake, 5 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, Jackdaw, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 31st - South Norwood Lake: (08:15:10:00) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 15 Tufted Duck, pair + 2juv Great Crested Grebe, 21 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Sparrowhawk, 32 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail (over) 1 Song Thrush, 2 chiffchaff, c20 Goldfinch, (JW)
  • 30th - Purley: Red Kite over Lower Barn Road at 13:00. (Nicola Hunt)
  • 30th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 28 Tufted Duck, pair +2juv Great Crested Grebe, 18 Cormorant, 1 grey Heron, 25 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 1 Jackdaw calling (over) 15 Goldfinch, (JW)
  • 29th - Millers Pond, Shirley (early pm): Pair of Grey Wagtails actively feeding on/around the pond (GH per Michael Hampton)
  • 29th - Sanderstead: Peregrine over Mitchley Avenue at 12:15, Cormorant flew north east over Mitchley Hill/Rectory Park. (Nicola Hunt)
  • 29th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 12pm: group of 30+ Herring Gulls circling medium high overhead, then slowly N (presumably ex Beddington)(GH)
  • 29th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swans, 12 Canada Goose, 22 Mallard 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 11 Coot, 121 Black-headed Gull (1st 3 figure count of this winter) including white VBA and ST246.356, 1 Common Gull, 13 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 28th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swans, 13 Canada Goose, 14 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 80 Black-headed Gull inc yellow 2PNT & white VBA, 2 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blackbird (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 28th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 11pm: small group of Redwings calling low overhead (GH)
    BH Gull 2LVTa

    Black-headed Gull 2LVT photographed at SNL by John Watson. The bird had been ringed at Pitsea.

  • 28th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:10:00) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 1f Shoveler, 1 Little Grebe, 2ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 21 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 25 Black-headed Gull (1 with yellow ring on left leg 2 LVT), 1 Common Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 6 House Sparrow, c30 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Teal, Gadwall, 13 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 8 Water Rail, Common Gull, 7 Stock Dove, pair Tawny Owl in pine near platform 1 at 6.55am, 4 Fieldfare, 17 Redwing, Cetti's Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 5 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Jackdaw, 2 Siskin, 5 Redpoll, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 28th - Wandle Park: 2 Grey Wagtails, 2 Pied Wagtails, 2 Black-headed Gulls, 100+ Carrion Crows again being actively fed. (JB)
  • 28th - Croydon town centre: 1 Peregrine perched on building. (JB)
  • 27th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 34 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2ad/2juv Great Crested Grebe, 26 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, 35 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, (08:30) 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Redwing, 3 Mistle Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 27th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30.Mute Swan 2 ad & 3 juv, 27 Canada Goose, 33 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 16 Coot, Black-headed Gull inc ringed birds 2PNT, VBA, ST246.356, 5 Common Gull, 9 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 70+ Starling over, 1 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan 2 ad & 3 juv, 21 Canada Goose, 16 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 71 Black-headed Gull inc ringed birds VBA, ST246.356, 3 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw over, 2 Carrion Crow, 4 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th - Purley: Buzzard over Lower Barn Road at 11:15. (Nicola Hunt)
  • 26th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Tawny Owl again hooting nearby at 22:00. (JB)
  • 26th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 14 Greylag Goose, 4 Teal, Gadwall, 11 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, 9 Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 6 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Goldcrest, Jackdaw, Siskin, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 25th - Duppas Hill Road: Redwings heard flying over at 20:30.(JB)
  • 25th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Tawny Owl hooting in garden opposite at 19:15 with a second one hooting in the distance. (JB)
  • 25th - Lloyd Park: (17.15) approx. 6 Ring-necked Parakeets feeding on beechmast still on the tree; another food source for our native birds perhaps to be in shorter supply in future. (AJP)
  • 25th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 11 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Teal, Gadwall, 10 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Water Rail, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 6 Jackdaw, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 24th - Central Croydon: (14.50) female Peregrine over quite low, calling. (AJP)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Teal, Gadwall, 13 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, 9 Water Rail (site record count), 4 Common Gull, 9 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 5 Redwing, Goldcrest, Jackdaw, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 24th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family of 2 adults & 3 juv plus an additional juv, 21 Canada Goose, 27 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 18 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 61 Black-headed Gull onc ringed birds white VBA & yellow 2PNT, 4 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Wren, 3 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 23rd - Waddon Ponds: 07.30-08.30. Mute Swan 2, 1 ad flyover and 4 juv, 18 Canada, 23 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 50+ Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 11 Herring Gull, 13 Woodpigeon, 100+ Ring-necked Parakeet 100+, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 23rd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 7pm: Group of Redwings calling overhead (GH)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, Gadwall, 10 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 6 Water Rail, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Stock Dove, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest. (JAH)
  • 23rd - Lloyd Park: (08.55) - Skylark flushed from grass just behind the childrens' play area. (AJP)
  • 23rd - Sanderstead, Lime Meadow Avenue: A Marsh Tit has been visiting garden backing onto King's Wood almost daily since first seen in mid-August. (Jenny Morgan)
  • 22nd - Melville Avenue, South Croydon: (11.00) - Grey Heron perched on roof top; an unusual sight here. (AJP)
  • 22nd - South Croydon allotments: Buzzard SW at 15:00 then it or another NE at 15:45. (Nicola Hunt)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 1 Kestrel. 20 Fieldfare, 1 Sisin, 1 m Gadwall, 1 Chiffchaff abietinus? 3 Grey Herons, 9 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Little Grebes. 2 Mute Swans, 3 Shovelers, 2 Teal, 13 Canada Geese, 6 Tufted Ducks, 1 Cormorant, 20 Coots, 15 Moorhens. There were also several Red Darters and lots of insects about.(Rob Wyllie).
  • 22nd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan 2 ad & 3 juv, 23 Canada Goose, 13 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 18 Coot, 99 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 6+ Long-tailed Tit, 4+ Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 21st - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan 2ad & 3 juv, 23 Canada Goose, 26 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 19 Coot, 62 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 3 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Robin, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 21st - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 1 Mute Swan, 21 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, pair + 2juv Great Crested Grebe, 27 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Sparrowhawk, 9 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Redwing, 1f Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 100+ Starling (over NW 08:20), 6 House Sparrow, 25 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 21st - Kings Road SE25, (07:45) 3 Jackdaw over NE.(JW)
  • 20th - Coulsdon: Skylark flew over Mead Way. (JB)
  • 20th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, 3 (three) Little Grebe, pair + 2 Great Crested Grebe, 31+ Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Sparrowhawk, 8 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2imm Herring Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 7 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1f Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 3 Jackdaw (on playing fields), 7 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: A 1st today with Raven being mobbed by 20 jackdaws (Roy Weller). 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, male Gadwall, 10 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 10 Cormorant, Common Buzzard, Kestrel, 7 Water Rail, 12 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, 137 Redwing (early all over going west), 5 Goldcrest, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH + DM)
  • 20th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan 2ad & 3 juv, 23 Canaada Goose, 18 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 20 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 61 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 3 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull?, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, , Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 19th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan 2ad & 3 juv, 22 Canada Goose, 34 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron 1, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 61, Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 4 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 4 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 1 Robin, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 19th - Coombe Wood: 1 Red Kite at 11:30 then a pair at 13:00. (per Andrew Williams)
  • 19th - Millers Pond, Shirley (10.30am): 1 Cormorant on the 'duck house' (GH per Michael Hampton)
  • 19th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, pair +2juv Great Crested Grebe, 27 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Wagtail, 4 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 2 Jackdaw over, 6 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 4 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, 8 Shoveler, male Wigeon, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 3 Water Rail, Great Black-backed Gull over, 13 Stock Dove, 9 Collared Dove. (JAH)
  • 18th - Hutchinsons Bank (pm): Single Red Kite and Buzzard over. (John Parish & Ted Forsyth)
  • 18th - Lloyd Park: Pheasant, Black-headed gull, Stock dove, Woodpigeon, Collard dove, Ring-necked parakeet, Great-spotted woodpecker, Pied wagtail Wren, Robin, Blue tit, Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Crow.(CNHSS)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 5 Water Rail, 11 Stock Dove, Pied Wagtail, 9 Redwing, Cetti's Warbler, 5 Goldcrest, Jackdaw, 2 Siskin, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 18th - Waddon Ponds: 07.30-08.30. Mute Swan 2ad & 3 juv, 16 Canada Goose, 37 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 47 Black-headed Gull inc white EJY5, 4 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 17th - Purley: Buzzard over Lower Barn Road at 13:30 mobbed by crows. (Nicola Hunt)
  • 17th - Godstone Road, Kenley (A22): Red Kite being mobbed by 3 crows. 3pm (SEC)
  • 17th - Selsdon: After seeing reports of Yellow Browed Warbler at Hartscroft over last few days – Went and investigated. Bird heard singing and flitting and brief confirmatory glimpse in conifers at back of close by steps. 16: 25. Also Dunnock, Robin, 2 x coal tits, 2 x blue tits, G S woodpecker (Jo East) Note: Householders came home and confirmed not them posting sitings. House is on corner with good fruit trees and low clipped conifers and on popular cut through estate. (Jo East)
  • 17th - Waddon Ponds: Belated WeBS count 08:00-08:55. 2 adult and 3 young Mute Swan, 20 Canada Goose, 47 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck,8 Moorhen, 28 Coot, 5 Little Grebe, 48 Black-headed Gull including a new ringed bird white EJY5 (ringed as a first winter last year at Leiden, The Netherlands where it stayed all winter), 1 Herring Gull, 1 Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, dozens of parakeets, 3+ Chiffchaff, 8+ Magpie.(JB) Later on 69 Black-headed Gulls inc white VBA, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 17th - Wandle Park: Belated WeBS count. 20 Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail, Chiffchaff singing, 10+ parakeets,1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 80+ Carrion Crows. (JB)
  • 16th - Sparrowhawk over the Lombard roundabout and 200+ Ring-necked Parakeets over Thornton Road towards the Crematorium (SH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: 5 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, 10 Stock Dove, 2 Mistle Thrush, Reed Bunting, Grey Wagtail (London Bird Club - Roy Weller)
  • 15th - South Norwood Country Park: 54 species. 2 Mute Swan, 52 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, 11 Shoveler, Little Grebe, 22 Cormorant (14 over), Sparrowhawk sitting in cemetery stream, Kestrel, 3 Water Rail, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, Skylark, Pied Wagtail, Stonechat, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 6 Goldcrest, 9 Jackdaw, 2 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 15th - Coulsdon: From car park in Lion Green Road (backing onto Cane Hill) a series of deep 'cronking' calls suggested the presence of a Raven nearby, but I couldn't locate the bird to confirm. (JB)
  • 14th - Hutchinsons Bank: 3 Kestrels. (Shaun Marriott)
  • 14th - Purley: 2 Buzzards over Mitchley Avenue/Buttermere Gardens at 16:30 mobbed by Crows. (Nicola Hunt)
  • 14th - Selsdon (Hartscroft, Forestdale): Yellow-browed Warbler (London Bird Club - Roy Weller)
  • 14th - Brickfields Meadow: 2 Shoveler (m & f) a first known record for this site, 1 Chiffchaff. (JB)
  • 14th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 58 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 8 Shoveler, 8 Cormorant, Kestrel, 5 Water Rail, 30 Coot, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Grey Wagtail, Stonechat, 2 Fieldfare, Redwing, Cetti's Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 6 Goldcrest, Reed Bunting. (JAH) Sparrowhawk circling upwards over lake mobbed by 2 Crows at 11am, 1 Linnet over, Siskin heard. (JB)
  • 13th - Lloyd Park: (am) c20 Fieldfare, c40 Redwing, 1m Blackcap. (John Parish)
  • 13th - South Norwood Lake: (08:45:10:30) 3 Egyptian Goose, 22 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, pair +2juv Great Crested Grebe, 26 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, pair Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 5 Redwing over, 1f Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 13th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan 2ad 7 3 juv, 23 Canada Goose, 21 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 16 Coot, 46 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 3 Common Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 8 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 2 Carrion Crow, 3 Chiffchaff (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 12th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan 2, 3 juv, 11 Canada Goose, 24 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 14 Moorhen, 19 Coot, 57 Black-headed Gull inc ringed birds white VBA, 5408349 and S?2516?9, 4 Common Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Magpie, 1 Jay, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 12th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 11.45am: 3 Redwings calling overhead (medium low SW) (GH)
  • 12th - South Norwood Lake:(08:30:10:15) 2 Egyptian Goose, 30 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe +2juvs, 25 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, m Sparrowhawk, 7 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, c70 Starling on playing fields, 4 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 59 Greylag Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, Kestrel, 5 Water Rail, Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Stonechat, 5 Redwing, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 2 Jackdaw. (JAH) Cetti's in full song by fallen tree at 1pm (Mark H)
  • 11th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:30) 2 Egyptian Goose, 26 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 1juv, 18 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Kestrel, 6 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail over, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Redwing over, 3 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Jay, 2 Jackdaw over, 3 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 38 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 9 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Kestrel, 4 Water Rail, Stock Dove, Kingfisher, Stonechat, 3 Goldcrest. (JAH)
  • 10th - Croham Hurst: (17.15) Firecrest, following a mixed tit flock at e.end of the ridge; Jays also much in evidence including a loose flock of eight at the top of Hurst Way nearby (Jo East and AJP)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 56 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 6 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, 4 Water Rail, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Skylark, Redwing, Cetti's Warbler, Blackcap, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 10th - John Ruskin Playing Fields (Oaks Lane): (08.50) Female Pheasant with full tail, so presumably not the same bird as I saw in Coombe Road on September 28th (AJP)
  • 9th - Croft Rd SW16: 48 House sparrows feeding in garden (SEC)
  • 9th - Kings Road SE25, 15:10, 5 Redwing over, (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00) 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe +1juv, 23 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, male Sparrowhawk, 3 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 3 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - Waddon Ponds: 07.30-08.30. 2 ad & 3 juv Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 30 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe, 10 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 67 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Herring Gull, 20 Woodpigeon, 100+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Magpie, 6 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 62 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, Cormorant, 2 Kestrel, 4 Water Rail, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 5 Meadow Pipit, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest. (JAH)
  • 9th - Croham Hurst: 07:25-08:35. c15 Fieldfares that circled and landed in wood below the viewpoint, 3 Redwings and a flyover Song Thrush were the only apparent migrants. 168 Feral Pigeons in flocks of up to 40 flew SE in half an hour. 1 Sparrowhawk, flock of 25+ Long-tailed Tits. (JB)
  • 9th - Briton Hill Road, Sanderstead. My first Redwing over garden this autumn at 08:45. (JB)
  • 8th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 12pm: 2 Redwings medium low SW (my first arrivals here this autumn) (GH)
  • 8th - Riddlesdown: 07:55-09:00. Increase in Blackbirds (12+), 7 Redwings, 6+ Skylarks (some local but at least one heading determinedly south), 3 Meadow Pipits, male Stonechat, 3 Goldcrests, several 'alba' wagtails over, 2 Bullfinch. (JB)
  • 8th - Sanderstead: 40+ Redwings around cemetery and plantation, Goldcrest singing near Waitrose. (JB)
  • 8th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2adult & 3 juv Mute Swan, 24 Canada Goose, 16 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 66 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 7 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Robin, 1 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 7th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 ad & 3 juv Mute Swan, 27 Canada Goose, 25 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 16 Coot, 79 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 4 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 7 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Mute Swan, 18 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 5 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Kestrel, 4 Water Rail, Snipe, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest. (JAH)
  • 6th - Riddlesdown: 14:55-15:50. 3 Stonechats (2 males at Warlingham Court Farm and fem type below main skylark field), 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Swallow, 1alba wagtail over (looked white rather than pied). A Goldcrest and a Song Thrush heard were probably migrants. (JB)
  • 6th - Sanderstead Pond: Black-headed Gull numbers are building up with 18 present today. (JB)
  • 6th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 adult and 3 juv Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 38 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 39 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Common Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 5th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 adult & 2 juv Mute Swan (family dispersing), 35 Canada Goose, 23 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen plus 4 juv, 10 Coot, 65 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw over, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Starling (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 5th - Coulsdon Area: Kestrel over Farthing Downs, Meadow Pipit at Happy Valley. (JB)
  • 5th - Purley Beeches: Goldcrest calling by entrance along Purley Oaks Road and a Firecrest by Wettern Tree Gardens entrance. (JB)
  • 5th - Shirley Park Golf Course: (09:00) Common Buzzard over low heading southwest. (John Parish)
  • 4th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:45) 1f Pochard, 40 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe +2 juvs, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, pair Grey Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, (09:10) 4 Redwing over SW, 1m Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 5 Jay, c70 Carrion Crow (on playing fields), 5 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 51 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 6 Shoveler, Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, 2 Water Rail, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff. (JAH)
  • 3rd - Pollards Hill South (Norbury): early a.m. Singing Chiffchaff.2 Grey Wagtail. 1 pied wagtail. 8 Mippit over NW (MJN)
  • 3rd - Happy Valley & Farthing Downs: Red Kite south at 14:30, 2 Meadow Pipits. Hooting at 14:55 in Devilsden Wood put down to a Tawny Owl, although a Jay couldn't be fully ruled out! (JB)
  • 3rd - Mead Way, Coulsdon: Red Kite at 13:00. (JB)
  • 3rd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 12.35pm: single Rook over (medium low) east (GH)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:30) 37 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, pair Great Crested Grebe +2juvs, 5 Cormorant, 1f Sparrowhawk, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, (09:20) group of 9 Swallows + 3 House Martins S/SE, pair Grey Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 4 Jay, 3 House Sparrow, 20+ Goldfinch (JW)
  • 3td - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. 2 adult & 4 juv Mute Swan, 46 Canada Goose, 26 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen 8, plus 5 juv, 13 Coot, 48 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 2nd Waddon Ponds: 07.30-08.30. 2 adult & 4 juv Mute Swan, 33 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 12 Moorhen plus 4 juv, 14 Coot, 9 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 13 Woodpigeon, 30+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 Carrion Crow, 3 Robin, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 2nd - East Croydon CR0 13.30- 14.30: Red Kite heading NW at 13.30, plus Common Buzzard heading N a short time later & Sparrowhawk circling (Graeme Spinks).
  • 2nd - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1.40pm: Pair of Common Buzzard circling/drifting E medium high, plus 1 House Martin through N (GH)
  • 2nd - South Norwood (Harrington Road nr South Norwood Country Park) at least 2 meadow pipit calling overhead (Mark Wingrove)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 10 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl (m) low over lake 6.35am, 3 Meadow Pipit, Cetti's Warbler. (JAH)
  • 2nd - Upper Norwood (Maberley/Mobray Roads area) 5am: Tawny Owl calling (cf SNCP T Owl entry above) (JW/GH per Margaret - local SNL birdwatcher)
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 5 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Collared Dove, Cetti's Warbler, 5 Jackdaw. (JAH)

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