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  • 30th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 44 Canada Goose, 32 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 14 Moorhen, 10 Coot, 48 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 8 Woodpigeon, 2 Carrion Crow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 29th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 23 Canada Goose, 26 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe plus 1 young & 1 juv, 8 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 41 Black-headed Gull inc white, VBA, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Chiffchaff (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 29th - Addington Court Golf Course. Steady stream of migrating House Martins and some Swallows passing through late morning (Brian Russell).
  • 29th - St Andrew Rd, Coulsdon: AM. Group of 10+ house martins feeding overhead for several minutes before drifting south. Also, a few minutes later, 1 peregrine flying high overhead with what appeared to be a large prey item in it's talons. (David Hayes)
  • 29th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1pm: Group of 5 House Martins through SW (roof height), plus 1 Swallow (juv) low SE yesterday (GH)
  • 29th - South Norwood Country Park: 7 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, 2 Swallow, Cetti's Warbler, 3 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 28th - Coombe Road. 19:00 a completely tail-less fem/imm Pheasant in road opposite Lloyd Park tram stop. Ushered into Lloyd Park.(AJP)
  • 28th - South Norwood Lake: (09:00:11:00) 2 Mute Swan, 40 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested grebe + 2juvs, 5 Cormorant, 6 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Meadow Pipit (feeding on path beside tennis courts), 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 1m Blackcap, c12 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 Jay, 6 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 28th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Kingfisher, 2 Mistle Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 27th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 30 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 2juvs, 3 Cormorant, 2 Black-headed Gull, 3imm Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, (08:30) 5 Swallow over S/SW, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 26th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): 10 migrating House Martins over house at 17:00.(JB)
  • 26th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Teal, 5 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, Water Rail, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Kingfisher, Cetti's Warbler. (JAH)
  • 25th - Waddon Ponds: 07.30-08.30. Mute Swan family, 1 Canada Goose, 49 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe plus 3 juv & 1 young, 12 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 42 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 30+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 3 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 25th - Goat House Bridge SE25: (10:40) 2 Pied Wagtail (over S/SE) (JW)
  • 25th - South Norwood Lake:(08:30:10:30) 46 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 2juvs, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Kestrel, 4 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 8 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 9 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 24th - South Norwood Country Park: Stonechat, Little Egret and many Chiffchaffs (Mark H)
  • 24th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 34 Canada Goose, 32 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe plus 1 juv, 5 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 10 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Magpie (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 23rd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family plus a new bird W36132, 37 Canada Goose, 18 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe plus 3 juv & 1 young, 7 Moorhen plus 3 juv, 16 Coot, 21 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 2 Jay, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 23rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, 5 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, Tawny Owl perched by five a side pitches at 6.15am then flew to tree near platform 1 where it continued calling, Stonechat, 10 Jackdaw, Reed Bunting. (JAH)
  • 22nd - South Norwood Country Park: 54 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 3 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Kestrel, 3 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Tawny Owl (m), Grey Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler. (JAH) (Hi John - whereabouts is the tawny? Thanks! David)
  • 22nd - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 90 Canada Goose, 33 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe plus 1 young & 3 juv, 8 Moorhen plus 3 juv, 16 Coot, 42 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 4 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 6 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 1 Spotted Flycatcher (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 21st - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 73 Canada Goose, 33 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe plus 1 young & 1 juv, 6 Moorhen plus 6 juv, 15 Coot, 23 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 6 Woodpigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Magpie, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 65 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Shoveler, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, Kestrel, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, 2 Grey Wagtail, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, Whitethroat, 3 Jackdaw. (JAH) Also 2 Teal (DMac + Wardens)
  • 20th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:45) 42 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 2juv, 6 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 2 Black-headed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 105 Woodpigeon on playing fields, 5 Collared Dove + 2juv, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 5 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 4 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 65 Greylag Goose (another record count), 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Teal, Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, Cormorant, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Cetti's Warbler now been present for nine months. (JAH)
  • 19th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:00) 2 Egyptian Goose, 30 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 20+ Swallow over S/SE, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Jay, 3 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 19th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family with juvs taking their first flying lesson. 54 Canada Goose, 28 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck plus 2 juv, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe plus 3 juv and 1 young, 1 Sparrowhawk, 7 Moorhen plus 1 juv, 18 Coot, 22 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Herring Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 5 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 4+ Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 4+ Long-tailed Tit, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Robin, 6+ Chaffinch (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 18th - Waddon Ponds: 07.30-08.30. Mute Swan family, 22 Canada Goose, 29 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe plus 2 juv & 1 young, 1 Sparrowhawk chasing a Green Woodpecker, 7 Moorhen plus 2 juv, 20 Coot, 15 Black-headed Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 50+ Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 5+ Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 18th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:10:00) 2 Egyptian Goose, 35 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove 3 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c 15 Swallow over, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 5 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 18th - Warlingham - 3 Chiffchaff together in bird bath! (Margaret Farrell)
  • 18th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 64 (record count) Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 9 Teal (highest count since becoming a Country Park), Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 1st winter Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Kingfisher, Swallow, 119 House Martin, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Coal Tit. (JAH)
  • 17th- Sanderstead Hill 1.45pm: Heron flew over towards Library area (SEC)
  • 17th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 1pm: female Sparrowhawk circling medium high over rlwy land & 1 House Martin high E (GH)
  • 17th - South Norwood Lake: (08:30:10:00) 2 Egyptian Goose, 36 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe +2juv, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backedGull, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, (09:10 - 09:25) 3 groups of Swallow over S/SW (7-12-20+), 2 Song Thrush, 2m Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Jay, 7 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - Pollards Hill S.Norbury: Large movement of hirundines-mostly House Martin-moving N (?) in the mid afternoon rain (MJN)
  • 15th - Fryston Ave.Buzzard the third in September. Swallow.(PP)
  • 15th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 84 Canada Goose, 21 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe plus 1 juv, 6 Moorhen 6 plus 3 juv, 17 Coot, 38 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw flyover, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 2+ Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds.
  • 14th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 63 Canada Goose, 21 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe plus 1 juv, 1 Buzzard, 6 Moorhen plus 4 juv, 20 Coot, 27 Black-headed Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 5 Magpie, 1 Chiffchaff (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 14th - Purley: female/immature Pheasant on Brancaster Lane at northerly junction with Purley Bury Avenue at 5.42pm (Mike Earp)
  • 14th - SW16 - as yesterday, from about 7pm groups of c15 r-n parakeets flying SW (SEC)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: 4 Mute Swan, 63 (record) Greylag Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Kestrel, Common Sandpiper, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Cetti's Warbler, 3 Jackdaw. (JAH)
  • 13th - Croft Rd SW16: about 7pm. About 200 r-n parakeets flew over NE to SW. First group of c50 then smaller groups at 1-2 minute intervals (SEC)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 58 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 3 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Common Sandpiper, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Kingfisher, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit. (JAH)
  • 12th - Riddlesdown: 07:40-09:05. Tree Pipit flew south at 08:26 calling. Still at least 2 Whinchats below skylark field. 1 Wheatear on field by Riddlesdown school. 1 Whitethroat (Court Farm), House Martins flying over, 1 Meadow Pipit, 8+ Chiffchaffs, 15+ Stock Doves, 6+ Jays (with a Buzzard like call coming from trees where 2 Jays had been calling), 1 Bullfinch. (JB)
  • 11th - Riddlesdown: am. 5 Whinchats (3 below skylark field and 2 more at Court Farm). Also 2 Meadow Pipits, 4 Chiffchaffs and a male Blackcap. (Brian Thomas)
  • 11th - Norbury (Pollards Hill South): early a.m. 1 singing Chiffchaff. Fem. Sparrowhawk (MJN)
  • 11th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:45) 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Goose, 47 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe +2juv, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, 2 Black-headed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Swallow over S/SW, 3 Song Thrush, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw (over), 8 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 60 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Common Sandpiper, 7 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 2 Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail, Whitethroat, 2 Jackdaw. (JAH)
  • 10th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 48 Tufted Duck, pair Great Crested Grebe + 2juv, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Kestrel, 3 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Chiffchaff, 5 House Sparrow, c30 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Lake:(08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 46 Tufted Duck (including juvs), pair Great Crested Grebe + 2 juv, 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, 2 Stock Dove, 3ad/4juv Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Swallow SW, 1 Song Thrush, 7 Chiffchaff, 10 Long Tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 8 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 46 Greylag Goose arrived after 8.30am (29 had left at 6.10am), 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, Sparrowhawk, Common Sandpiper, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, Swallow, Cetti's Warbler. (JAH) Hobby over 10.15 (Brian Russell)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 60 Greylag Goose (a site record count), 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Teal, Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Cormorant, Kestrel, Common Sandpiper, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove, 4 Swallow, 4 Blackcap, 16 Chiffchaff, Coal Tit. (JAH)
  • 7th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Peregrine over garden at 19:30. (JB)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 57 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, Cormorant, Common Sandpiper, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Reed Warbler. (JAH)
  • 6th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Fem Sparrowhawk landed on garden fence. (Carol Birkett)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 50 Greylag Goose, 83 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Little Grebe, Common Sandpiper, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Kingfisher, Jackdaw. (JAH) Also Cetti's Warbler (DMac)
  • 5th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) 2pm: male Kestrel low E, chased off by two crows (GH)
  • 5th - South Norwood Lake 9.15-10.00: from the changing room car park - Tawny Owl heard calling intermittently (or was it an imitating Jay!?), Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Chiffchaff, Coal Tit, Nuthatch, accompanied throughout by a few excessively raucous RNPs! (GH)
  • 5th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 1 Greylag Goose, 20 Canada Goose inc BTO5240673, 51 Mallard & 4 juv, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen 7 & 3 juvs, 17 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 6 Woodpigeon, 5 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family plus adult W39307, 32 Mallard & 4 juv, 3 Tufted Duck & 2 juv, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe & 1 juv, 1 Sparrowhawk, 7 Moorhen & 1 juv, 14 Coot, 8 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackbird, 4 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 4th - South Norwood Lake: (07:30:09:45) 2 Lapwing over S/SE, 2 Egyptian Goose, 36 Tufted Duck (including juvs), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv, 2 Cormorant, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 8 Chiffchaff, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, 15 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 34 Tufted Duck (including juvs), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2 juv, 3 Cormorant, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 1f Blachcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 12 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen incl. juveniles, Kestrel, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail, 2 Goldcrest, Coal Tit. (JAH)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:45) 2 Egyptian Goose, 32 Tufted Duck (including juvs), pair Great Crested Grebe with 2juv, 5 Cormorant, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush, 1ad/3juv Mistle Thrush, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 1st - Waddon Ponds: 12.30-13.30. Mute Swan family, 47 Canada Goose inc BTO5240673, 37 Mallard & 4 juv, 3 Tufted Duck & 2 juv, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe & 1 juv, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Moorhen & 2 juvs, 9 Coot, 27 Black-headed Gull inc white VBA, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 Magpie, 3 Robin, 2 House Sparrow (Bird Arrivals at Waddon Ponds)
  • 1st - South Norwood Country Park: 24 Greylag, 2 Mute Swan, Shoveler, Little Egret v.briefly on island, seen off by crows. (DMac)