June 22, 2009

June 22nd 2009

Barking: (just outside the borough)
  • 10+ Sand Martins at the colony near the A406/Roding.
Fairlop Gravel Works:
  • Lapwing flock starting to build up, 43 Lapwing present, some of which are juvenile birds.
  • 2 Little Ringed Plovers, but still no sign of chicks.
  • 1 Green Sandpiper has returned already (or passing)
  • 10+ House Martins among the Swifts and Swallows on site
  • several Pheasant calling.
  • Several families of Mallard, Coot and Canada Goose
  • non breeding pair of Mute Swan, Tufted Ducks and 4 Gadwall
  • 4+ Grey Heron on site
  • Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, Skylark, Linnet.
  • 2 Stock Dove
Fairlop Waters:
  • Little Owl on the telephone cable on Aldborough Road North (near the nesting site)

Woodford Green:

  • Jay flying accross Broadmead Road

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