April 10, 2009

April 10th 2009

Wanstead Park:
  • Green Woodpecker flew out of the park, and landed on the grass on the middle of Redbridge Roundabout. (DEH)
  • Song Thrush in Reseviour Wood (PF)
  • 2 male Reed Bunting, (SFisher)
  • Siskin (over)
  • 10+ Jays including a group of 8 (SF)

Claybury Park:

  • Green Woodpecker (JMak)
  • Rabbit with no eyes. (presumably lost a fight!)
  • Blackcap singing prominantly, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Sparrowhawk (AHobson)
  • Mistle Thrush, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Jay, Wren
  • Speckled Wood Butterfly (AH)


  • Pheasant in the fields east of Hainault Road

Roding Valley Park:

  • Little Egret on the River Roding near Woodford Bridge

South Park:

  • Mistle Thrushes feeding young.

Fairlop Gravel Works:

  • 1 Yellow Wagtail still present, flew from the south side to the north side (Daniel Barrett)
  • 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 2 Lapwing
  • Sand Martins, 3 Linnet, Little Grebe (DB)

Wanstead Flats:

  • 5 Mute Swan on Alexandra Lake (PF)
  • 2 Little Owls on Wanstead Flats
  • 4 Green Woodpecker and a Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • 8 Skylark (PF)
Fairlop Waters CP:
  • Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Shelduck, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen,
  • Cormorant, Great Crested Grebe,
  • Blackbird, Robin, Dunnock, Wren,
  • Sand Martin, Swallow, Skylark,
  • Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Linnet, House Sparrow, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Reed Bunting,
  • Carrion Crow, Magpie, Collared Dove, Wood Pigeon, Feral Pigeon, Starling,
  • Kestrel, Little Owl,
  • Lapwing, Little Ringed Plover, Redshank,
  • Lesser Black Backed Gull,
  • (Tony Leaderman)

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