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  • 28th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) 1 Mute Swan, 18 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 19 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, 5 Cormorant, 16 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 26 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jackdaw, 4 House Sparrow, 10 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 27th - Wandle Park: Chiffchaff, Fieldfare, Nuthatch, Great Spotted Woodpecker. (Sue Henning by email)
  • 27th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:15) 1 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 16 Tufted Duck, 10 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 20 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 12 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 8 Collared Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, 6 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 26th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) 1 Mute Swan, 27 Canada Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 2f Teal, 16 Mallard, 21 Tufted Duck, 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Sparrowhawk, 18 Moorhen, 25 Coot, 30 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey wagtail (over), 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jackdaw, 4 House Sparrow (JW)
  • 26th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (1.45pm): male Kestrel in my garden sycamore, then NE over rlwy land (GH)
  • 25th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (10.30am): several Redwings calling for c5mins in back gardens, plus Jackdaw heard flying over (11am) (GH)
  • 22nd - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): Pair of Blackcap in the garden. Also several Redwing and a couple of Fieldfare (heard only). (JB)
  • 21st - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 24 Greylag Goose, 34 Shoveler, Sparrowhawk, 7 Water Rail (3 seen in wetlands and lake 7-7.20am, 4 Common Gull, 2 Kestrel, Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, Grey Wagtail, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 20th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 26 Greylag Goose, 25 Shoveler, Cormorant, 6 Water Rail (excellent and close views of one feeding close to platform 2 at 7am), Common Gull, 3 Kestrel, Chiffchaff, 5 Fieldfare, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 20th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): First 3 Fieldfares of autumn in the garden, 4+ Redwing feeding in holly tree, more Blackbirds than usual. Male Blackcap at 10:30. Stock Dove, 7+ Goldfinch. (JB)
  • 19th - South Norwood Country Park: Also: 23 Greylag Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, Cormorant, Water Rail, Common Gull, 5 Goldcrest, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 19th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:00) 1 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 16 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, 5 Cormorant, 1m Sparrowhawk, 20 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 30 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3imm Herring Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, 7 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 19th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (2pm): 1m Sparrowhawk being mobbed by crow high E over Gdns (GH)
  • 18th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) 1 Mute Swan, 18 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 22 Tufted Duck, 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 28 Black-headed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Jackdaw, 4 House Sparrow, 8 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 18th - Croydon (Fitzjames Avenue): Red-legged Partridge. (Liz per Jenny Morgan)
    Red-legged Partridge

    Red-legged Partridge by Liz

  • 17th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): 100+ Ring-necked Parakeets flying over in squadrons heading NW - towards Mitcham Common roost. (JB)
  • 17th - Peaks Hill, Purley: 4 stock doves on the lawn. (DAL)
  • 17th - South Norwood Country Park: Golden Plover briefly on Ryelands Field before flying off south west, Dunlin on island. (Neither species seen here since 1991 and both firsts for me. Also brings up my 99th and 100th species for the year.) (JAH)
  • 16th - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) 1 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 15 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Moorhen, 21 Coot, 16 Black-headed Gull, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Jackdaw, 6 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 16th - South Norwood Country Park: 3 Teal, 8 Water Rail, 2 Snipe. (JAH)
  • 16th - Waddon Ponds: 5 Mute Swans, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Common Gull, Mistle Thrush, 40+ Starling, 15+ House Sparrow. (JB)
  • 15th - St Andrews Rd, Coulsdon: 03.30. Tawny owl calling. (DH)
  • 14th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 25 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 28 Shoveler, 8 Cormorant, Little Grebe, Sparrowhawk, 5 Water Rail, 4 Common Gull, 11 Collared Dove, 3 Kestrel, Jackdaw, 2 Chiffchaff (one singing), 6 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail, Siskin. (JAH) Jack Snipe Wetlands nr fallen tree (Mark H)
  • 13th - Purley (Brancaster Lane): Blackcap in private garden. (BirdTrack)
  • 13th - Mapledale Ave: Red-legged Partrigde still present.(PP)
  • 13th - South Norwood Lake: (08:00:09:00) 1 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck, 7 Cormorant, 19 Moorhen, 24 Coot, 26 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Coal Tit, 4 Jackdaw, 6 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch (JW)
  • 13th - South Norwood Country Park: Sparrowhawk, 9 Water Rail, Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 12th - South Norwood Country Park: 41 (at least) Shoveler, the largest count here for over 16 years, 7 Water Rail, 3 Kestrel, Bullfinch, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 12th - Wandle Park: WeBS. 2 Egyptian Geese inc 1421961, which was ringed at Waddon Ponds a week ago, 11 Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 3+ Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail. 2 Blackbird, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Mistle Thrush, 250+ Starling, 70+ Carrion Crow, 60+ Goldfinch. (JB)
  • 12th - Waddon Ponds: WeBS - 08:40-09:30, but with a long break during heavy hail and rain!. 5 Mute Swans, 33 Canada Geese (one with ring, not read), 45 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 17 Coot, 11 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe, 60 Black-headed Gulls, 1 Common Gull, 8 Herring Gulls, 1 Heron, 1 Pied Wagtail. (JB)
  • 11th - New Addington (Field Way) (9.45am): 1 prob 1st yr Grey Heron standing motionless on playing field for at least 5 mins, then flew off S (Michael Hampton per GH)
  • 11th - South Norwood Country Park: WeBS: 2 Mute Swan, 37 Greylag Goose, 47 Canada Goose, Egyptian Goose, 39 Mallard, 24 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 6 Cormorant, Grey Heron, 3 Water Rail, 7 Moorhen,16 Coot, 94 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Kestrel. Also: 2 Chiffchaff, Stonechat, Grey Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 10th - Addington Village (The Forge) (4pm): Grey Heron on roof (Sheila Mason per GH)
  • 10th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (2pm): 1f Sparrowhawk drifting medium high SE, then stooped out of sight (GH)
  • 10th - South Norwood Country Park: 8 Water Rail, Chiffchaff, 4 Grey Wagtail, 2 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 9th - South Norwood Country Park: 5 Water Rail, Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, Chiffchaff, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Siskin. (JAH)
  • 8th - Hutchinsons Bank: (Early pm) Common Buzzard, Sparrowhawk soaring overhead. (John Parish)
  • 8th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 26 Shoveler, 6 Water Rail, 6 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Kestrel, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Mistle Thrush, Stonechat, Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, Bullfinch, Siskin. (JAH/DM)
  • 7th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 32 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 21 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, Little Egret, Sparrowhawk, 4 Water Rail, Snipe, 8 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Jackdaw, Coal Tit, Chiffchaff, male Blackcap, 2 Fieldfare, Grey Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch. (JAH)
  • 6th - South Norwood Country Park: Teal, Snipe (JAH)
  • 6th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (2pm): 5 min watch produced: f Kestrel mobbed by crow low SW, f Sparrowhawk unsuccessful stoop on feral pigeons, m Kestrel low W & Cormorant high E (GH)
  • 5th - Farthing Downs: 1 f Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard over, 12 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 4 Goldcrest, 8 Chaffinch, 1 Meadow Pipit over, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 14+ Goldfinch, 2 Siskin, 1 Nuthatch calling, 15 Jackdaw, 2 Bullfinch again. (DH)
  • 5th - Shirley (Freshfields) (4pm): single group of c20 Magpies on a terraced roof (Sheila Mason per GH)
  • 5th - Waddon Ponds: Egyptian Goose ringed (1421961), 140 Black-headed Gulls, 3 Common Gulls, 3 Herring Gulls, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 23 Tufted Duck. (Mark Stanley by email)
  • 5th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 32 Greylag Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 23 Shoveler, 5 Cormorant, 4 Water Rail, 7 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 16 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, Goldcrest, Chiffchaff, 2 Fieldfare, Redwing, Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 5th - Sanderstead (Briton Hill Road): 09:35 c25 Woodpigeons south over house. 16:00 35+ Ring-necked Parakeets NW over house, heading to roost at Mitcham? (JB)
  • 4th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (10pm): almost continuous 20 mins of Redwings calling low overhead & in Gdns (GH)
  • 4th - South Norwood (Pittville Gdns) (8am): single flock of <40 Ring-necked Parakeets circling low over rlwy land; single flock of 15 Redwings low SW (2pm) (GH)
  • 4th - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 29 Greylag Goose, 6 Egyptian Goose, Teal, 16 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 8 Water Rail, 7 Common Gull, 2 Kestrel, 3 Skylark over, 2 Chiffchaff, 8 Fieldfare, 34 Redwing, 2 Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 3rd - Farthing Downs: A brief visit produced 2 Bullfinch, a loose flock of 10+ Chaffinch, 1 Siskin over, 8 Fieldfare, 12 Redwing, 3 Skylark, at least 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Green Woodpecker over, 1 Grey Heron over, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Long Tailed Tit, 4 Goldfinch. Have signed the square up for the BTO winter bird survey. (DH)
  • 3rd - Central Croydon: (11:45) Peregrine circling low over Whitgift Centre. (John Parish)
  • 3rd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, 32 Greylag Goose, 23 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, Little Egret, 6 Water Rail, 2 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Kestrel, Jackdaw, Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 2 Pied Wagtail. (JAH)
  • 2nd - Wandle Park: 3 Redwing. (Sue Henning by email)
  • 2nd - South Norwood Lake: (07:45:09:00) 1 Mute Swan, 27 Canada Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 18 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, 12 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Moorhen, 22 Coot, 16 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 2 Jackdaw, 5 House Sparrow, c20 Goldfinch (JW)
Pheasant CR0 6RH crop

Pheasant in garden by Stephanie Offer

  • 2nd - South Norwood Country Park: 2 Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, 5 Egyptian Goose, 25 Shoveler, 13 Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, 3 Water Rail, 4 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 9 Collared Dove, 2 Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, Chiffchaff, Fieldfare, Redwing, Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Bullfinch, Siskin. (JAH)
  • 1st - Wandle Park: 9+ Pied Wagtails. (Sue Henning by email)
  • 1st - Croydon: Female Pheasant in front garden in Sundridge Road. (Richard Offer by email)
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