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  • 31st - Kings Wood: Skylark.(BirdTrack)
  • 31st - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Redpoll over garden at 10:14, c30 Redwings west over garden at 10:20.(JB)
  • 31st - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) 18 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 17 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Pheasant (calling), 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 14 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 15 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 17 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 imm Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 19 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch, 3 Siskin, 5 Redpoll (JW)
  • 31st - South Norwood Country Park: Bearded Tit in big reed bed 6.40am but could not be located later on, Little Egret flew through, Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian + 4 young, 2 Shoveler, 10 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 6 Water Rail, Common Gull, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Kestrel, 61 Magpie flew from roost, 5 Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 18 Fieldfare, 13 Redwing, Pied Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch, 18 Redpoll. (JAH)
  • 30th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (early pm): 1 Cormorant high SE, 1 prob female Sparrowhawk circling/drifting very high E and 2 groups of 10 & c20 Redwings low SW (GH)
  • 30th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 29 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 27 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 1m Kestrel, 19 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 17 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Goldcrest, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 6 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 30th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 2 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 6 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Water Rail (two seen), Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Kestrel, 3 Jackdaw, 3 Goldcrest, 4 Fieldfare, 32 Redwing, Bullfinch, 14 Redpoll feeding in wetlands, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 30th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Skylark over garden at 09:18 = 49th garden tick this year. Others at 09:46, 10:00 & 10:01. 6 Siskin NW at 10:46 (species 50). 'Alba' wagtails over at 08:05 and 10:04. Chiffchaff. (JB)
  • 30th - Sanderstead (Arkwright Road): My first Fieldfare of autumn at 06:30. 69 Woodpigeon in three flocks SW at 07:57 and 30+ Redwing flew west. (JB)
  • 30th - Croham Hurst: 06:40-07:50. Migration - 2 Fieldfares, 50 Redwings, 4 Siskin, 7 Redpoll, 1 Bramb1ing, a few Chaffinches, 34 Woodpigeon SW as well as local birds. 345 Feral Pigeon flew SW in small flocks, 9 Jays, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper. (JB)
  • 29th -Kings Wood: Yellow-browed Warbler.(BirdTrack)
  • 29th - Waddon Ponds: 09.00-10.00. 4 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Goose, 23 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Moorhen, 11 Coot, 27 Black-headed Gull inc ringed bird ST246.356, 2 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 House Sparrow, 2 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 29th - Park Hill Park: A male Blackcap in a mixed flock also including Long-tailed Tits, Blue Tit, Great Tit and Nuthatches. Flock of c15 Redwing in low, fast and direct flight to west. Flock of c30 Goldfinches flying between tree tops in park. (John Parish).
  • 29th - Addington Hills: A Firecrest in a mixed flock with Goldcrests, Long-tailed Tits, Blue Tits and Great Tits. (John Parish).
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 3 Shoveler, 5 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Water Rail, 76 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, 4 Goldcrest, Chiffchaff, Fieldfare, 105 Redwing, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 28th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (4.30pm): spread-out group of <40 Redwings flying rapidly very low WNW (to SNL area?) (GH)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 4 Shoveler, 17 Cormorant (15 over), 4 Little Grebe, 3 Water Rail, 59 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 3 Jackdaw, Goldcrest, Chiffchaff, 13 Fieldfare, 75 Redwing, 2 Bullfinch, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 28th - Sanderstead Plantation: 1 Hawfinch WNW at 07:42, 20+ Redwings WNW. (JB)
  • 28th - Sanderstead: Redpoll over at 07:46, 140+ Redwings mainly WNW. (JB)
  • 28th - Riddlesdown: 08:00-09:10. 185+ Redwings mainly WNW, 57 Starlings WNW, 4 Skylarks, several Siskins & a Redpoll over. 6 Meadow Pipits & 4 Bullfinches. (JB)
  • 28th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): 25 Redwings WNW at 09:35. Buzzard flew west at 15:30. (JB)
  • 27th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) early pm: Cormorant low W, female Kestrel hunting on rlwy land, flock of c15 Fieldfares medium high W, Coal Tit feeding in my garden Sycamore & 1 Jackdaw calling overhead (GH)
  • 27th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00. 4 Mute Swan, 30 Canada Goose, 18 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 9 Coot, 64 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet, 6 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00. 4 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 23 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 13 Moorhen, 16 Coot, 50 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA & HA34.126, 1 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 1 House Sparrows, 1 Wood Duck (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 26th - Lloyd Park: (10:30) At boundary with bowls club in NE corner of park, a flock of c20 Redpoll flew in from the east, paused briefly in a treetop, then flew on westward. (John Parish)
  • 25th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00. 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 23 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 11 Coot, 61 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 6 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Wood Duck, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 2 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 25th - South Norwood Lake: (09:00:1015) 1ad/1 juv Mute Swan, 30 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 17 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 17 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 20 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 25th - Selsdon Park GC: Tawny Owl hooting, 1 Buzzard, 2 Redwing, 100+ Woodpigeons, 1 Song Thrush singing, 19 Blackbirds. (JB)
  • 24th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 1ad/1 juv Mute Swan, 26 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 22 Tufted Duck, 1 male Pheasant on railway embankment, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 17 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 14 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 70+ Woodpigeon on playing fields, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, 20+ Goldfinch (JW)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 10 Shoveler, 5 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Fieldfare, 14 Redwing, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 23rd - Kings Wood: 2 Marsh Tits. (Brian Thomas)
  • 23rd - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): 8 Redwing flew SW at 11:00 and 2 flew S at 12:35 followed by 10 unidentified finches, 29 Woodpigeons flew W at 15:20. (JB)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 12 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Water Rail, Common Gull, Collared Dove, 3 Kestrel, Jackdaw, 7 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 12 Redwing, 2 Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 1ad/1juv Mute Swan, 32 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 24 Mallard, 26 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 18 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 17 Black-headed Gull, 3 imm Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, Teal, 22 Shoveler, 7 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Water Rail (2 in big reed bed, 1 in wetlands), Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Redwing, Bullfinch, Redpoll. (JAH)
  • 22nd - Kings Wood: 07:40-08:50. 1 Firecrest, 1 Marsh Tit, 25+ Long-tailed Tits, 2 Redpoll over SW.(JB)
  • 21st - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 4 Mute Swan, 54 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 17 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 5 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 30 Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 20th - Waddon Ponds: 12.00-13.00. 4 Mute Swan, 35 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 15 Coot, 39 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA & HA34,126, 3 Herring Gull, 7 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Blackbird, 6 House Sparrow, Pheasant in Mill Ln (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 19th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:15) 1ad/1juv Mute Swan, 34 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 19 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 20 Moorhen, 27 Coot, 12 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 5 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 18th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): 'Alba' wagtail over garden - species 48 for the year.(JB)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 23 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, Little Grebe, Water Rail, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 3 Redwing, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) 1ad/2juv Mute Swan, 30 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 21 Mallard, 28 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Kestrel, 22 Moorhen, 28 Coot, 31 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 imm Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Jay, 2 Jackdaw (over), 9 House Sparrow, 20+ Goldfinch (JW)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: Egyptian Goose, 21 Shoveler, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 2 Water Rail, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Goldcrest, 5 Chiffchaff, Blackcap, 6 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail, Bullfinch, Siskin + yellow Parakeet. (JAH)
  • 17th - Riddlesdown: 07:30-08:40. 250+ Woodpigeons, Buzzard at 07:34, 4 Skylarks over, 3 Meadow Pipits, 5 Bullfinches, 9 Blackbirds, 11 Jays, 4 Green Woodpeckers, 100+ Crows by Riddlesdown Academy. (JB)
  • 16th - Park Hill Park (11:30): 2 Kestrels flying around the water tower with 5 magpies and 3 or 4 crows in pursuit. Only my 3rd and 4th records of the falcon at the site this century. (john parish)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 1m/2juv Mute Swan, 28 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 20 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 22 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaf, 9 Long-tailed Tit, 18 House Sparrow(JW)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 4 young, 20 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Water Rail, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Tawny Owl, 2 Kestrel, 3 Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 4 Skylark, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 2 Redwing, 3 Pied Wagtail, Bullfinch, 2 Redpoll. 52 species. (JAH)
  • 15th - Sanderstead, near Waitrose. Afternoon, around 3pm: distant call of a Sparrowhawk and a Peregrine flying overhead (first personal sighting in the area). Also suspected tawny owl faeces seen, deposited on a trailer tent. (London Bird Club)
  • 15th - Waddon Ponds: 09.30-10.30. 4 Mute Swan, 33 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 8 Moorhen, 10 Coot, 62 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 15th - South Norwood: (Kings Road) 14:20 3 Redwing over (JW)
  • 15th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00-09:30) 1m/2juv Mute Swan, 24 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 22 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 1m Kestrel, 18 Moorhen, 27 Coot, 28 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 4 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 14th - Riddlesdown: 07:30-08:50. Siskin heard over, 15 Redwing, 23 Starling flew SW at 07:55, 6 Linnets over, 5+ 'alba' wagtails over, 3 Skylarks, 6 Meadow Pipits, 1 Song Thrush singing at 08:10, 1 Goldcrest, 7 Jays, 3 Bullfinch, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Treecreeper, 2 Nuthatch, 50+ Woodpigeons included many juveniles. (JB)
  • 14th - Lloyd Park: (13:20 - 13:30) in 10 minutes viewing the following were seen drinking/bathing in the stream feeding into the small pond:- one Mistle Thrush, one Blue Tit, one male Greenfinch, four Redpoll and one female Bullfinch. (John Parish)
  • 14th- South Norwood Lake: (07:45-09:30) 1ad/2juv Mute Swan, 27 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 19 Moorhen, 23 Coot, 14 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 imm Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 7 Collared Dove (including 3 juv), 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 1f Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 21 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 14th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (1.45pm): male Kestrel quartering the rlwy land & two groups of 4 & 6 Redwings through low SW (GH)
  • 14th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 5 young, 32 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, Water Rail, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, Skylark, 3 Chiffchaff, Blackcap, 52 Redwing, Pied Wagtail, 4 Meadow Pipit, Bullfinch, Siskin. (JAH/PP)
  • 13th - Farthing Downs: Short visit produced 2 Siskin over, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Chaffinch over, flock of 12 Goldfinch with 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Redwing over, 3 Goldcrest, 4 juv Chiffchaff, 1 Yellowhammer. (DH)
  • 13th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (2.30pm): male Kestrel & female Sparrowhawk hunting low over rlwy land; group of 3 Redwings through low SW (GH)
  • 12th - Purley: Sparrowhawk over Purley Park Road towards Brighton Road. (JB)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: 8 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 7 young, 31 Shoveler, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Water Rail, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 3 Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 18 Redwing, Stonechat, 2 Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: 28 Greylag Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose (3 over) + 8 young, 35 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Water Rail, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Kestrel, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 4 Redwing, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 10th - Hutchinsons Bank (work day): 10:30, three Common Buzzards circling over the reserve; 14:00, one Red Kite drifted along the bank from S to N. (John Parish)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 8 young, 29 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Water Rail, Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Tawny Owl, Kingfisher, 2 Kestrel, 2 Goldcrest, Skylark, 8 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 5 Redwing, Stonechat, 2 Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 10th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Redwing heard over garden about 8am. (JB)
  • 9th - Shirley (Freshfields): 100+ Jackdaws over garden at dusk. (Sheila Mason)
  • 9th - Waddon Ponds: WeBS count 08:20-08:50. 2 adult & just 2 juv Mute Swans from family, 20 Canada Geese, 41 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 22 Coot, 13 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 30 Black-headed Gulls, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Crow, 30+ Ring-necked Parakeet. (JB)
  • 9th - Wandle Park: WeBS count. 8 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 13 Crows. (JB)
  • 9th - Central Croydon: Sparrowhawk over Fairfield Halls at 09:17, 100+ Feral Pigeons. (JB)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:30) 1ad/2juv Mute Swan, 32 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 18 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 5 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove + 2 juv, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 2 singing Chiffchaff, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 4 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Egyptian Goose + 9 young, 29 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Tawny Owl, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 6 Skylark, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 102 Redwing (some stopped to feed on rowans), 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 8th - Waddon Ponds: 08.00-09.00. 4 Mute Swan, 9 Canada Goose, 36 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 15 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 31 Black-headed Gull inc ringed birds VBA & 2DFF, 1 Herring Gull, 13 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 20+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 11 Magpie, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Grey Wagtail (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 8th - Selsdon (Farley Road): 2 Buzzards circling high over house at 11:40 then joined by a 3rd before heading off SW. (Shirley Shephard)
  • 8th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 1ad/2juv Mute Swan, 30 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 24 Mallard, 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Kestrel, 24 Coot, 19 Moorhen, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1f Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 18 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, 6 House Sparrow, Goldfinch (JW)
  • 8th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (1.30pm): male Kestrel in garden sycamore; Chiffchaff calling on rlwy land (GH)
  • 7th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (4pm): Sparrowhawk circled/drifted high E & male Kestrel hovered, then perched for 10 mins on rlwy land fencing (GH)
  • 7th - South Norwood Lake: 1ad/2juv Mute Swan, 34 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 26 Mallard, 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 24 Moorhen, 32 Coot, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Jay, 3 Jackdaw, 7 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 34 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 9 young, 26 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, Water Rail, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Tawny Owl, Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 9 Meadow Pipit, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 6th - Lloyd Park: 09:15. Single Redwing hedge-hopped from park into back-gardens beyond northern boundary. Also single Grey Heron and Sparrowhawk over. (John Parish)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 34 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 9 young, 29 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Water Rail, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, 3 Goldcrest, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Tawny Owl. (JAH)
  • 4th - Croham Hurst: 07:00-08:10. Apart from 1 Redwing SW at 07:22 and a Meadow Pipit over at 07:39 the highlight of this migration watch was a passage of 428 Feral Pigeons SE in half an hour. 1 Bullfinch, a Nuthatch and a few Goldfinches were around.(JB)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 33 Greylag Goose, now 9 Egyptian goslings, Stonechat, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 2nd - Riddlesdown: 07:30-08:30. 10+ Meadow Pipits, Kestrel, 2 Bullfinch, Nuthatch, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Skylark, Crow carrying nest material. (JB)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 48 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + 8 young, 19 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Kestrel, Peregrine circling over Ryelands Field before going south 8.40am, Jackdaw, 6 Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Whinchat and Stonechat still in Moat Field, Grey Wagtail. (JAH) c200 Starlings on Ryelands at 15:00.(JB)
  • 1st - Riddlesdown: 150 House Martins in half an hour. (Brian Thomas)
  • 1st - Waddon Ponds: 09.00-10.00. 2 adult and 4 juv Mute Swan, 14 Canada Goose, 36 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 21 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 3 Blackbird, 5 Redwing flew over, 2 Robin, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Goldfinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 1st - Shirley Road: 12:00 male Sparrowhawk harrying a flock of Pigeons and Starlings. 11:45 1 Swallow s/e at bottom of Gravel Hill. ( Rob Wyllie)
  • 1st - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:30) 1ad/2juv Mute Swan, 28 Canada Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, 20 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 4 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1f Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, 9 House Sparrow (JW}
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: 51 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose + their new brood of 8 goslings (the third of the year!), 13 Shoveler, 10 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, Water Rail, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 3 Goldcrest, 8 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, Whinchat, Stonechat, 3 Bullfinch. (JAH) 17, 11, then 8 House Martins over towards Albert Road, 12 Goldfinches, Goldcrest, Jay, Chiffchaff calling, male stonechat showing well, Whinchat showed briefly in the central field looking towards the hawthorn and sloe hedgerow, is that the Moat field (J.A.H), the pair of Kestrels were hunting together and were joined by the third before they were all chased off by the Crows, 3 Lesser Black Backed Gulls (1 adult, 1 second year, 1 immature). (Rob Wyllie)

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