2010: 8 sightings
- January 6th, 1 male through Claybury Park
- March 11th, 1 male at Fairlop (Hainault Farm)
- September 11th, 1 on Wanstead Flats
- October 9th, 1 male in Valentines Park
- November 1st, 1 female on Wanstead Flats
- December 13th, 1 male at Fairlop Waters
- December 24th, 1 at Fairlop Waters
- December 29th, 1 at Hatch Forest
2009: 5 sightings
- 4th November 2009, 1 male at Fairlop
- 26th March 2009, 1 female at Fairlop
- 25th February 2009, 1 taking prey in Claybury Park.
- 21st February 2009, female Merlin through Fairlop Waters.
- 31st January 2009, 1 in Winston Way, Ilford
- According to the 1997 edition of Dominic Mitchells 'Where to watch birds in the London area'. Fairlop Waters recorded its first sighting of Merlin in Janaury 1995