November 12, 2008


Oystercatcher: Rare Visitor

As Redbridge is not costal, nor does it touch the Thames, Oystercatcher sightings are unusual.

Latest Sightings:
  • 18th April 2009, 1 at Fairlop Waters
  • 20th April 2008, 1 at Fairlop Waters
  • 3rd April 2008, 1 at Farilop Waters

Historical Information:

  • In the 1997 edition of Dominic Mitchells 'Where to watch birds in the London area', Oystercatchers are listed as a 'passage wanderer' at Fairlop Waters.

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