November 11, 2008


Hen Harrier: Very Rare Visitor

Latest Sighting:

No sightings reported from the last 3 years.

Historical Information:

  • A female was present on Hainault Farm, Fairlop sometime during 2005
  • Hen Harriers are reported as having been present (but less than five times) at Hainault Forest pre 2003 by the late Mr. Mike Dennis
  • In the 1997 edition of Dominic Mitchells 'Where to watch birds in the London area' it states that there had been 2 records of Hen Harrier (prior to this date) at Fairlop Waters

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