July 08, 2009

July 8th 2009

Wanstead Park:
  • Little Grebe pair feeding 2 chicks on Heronry Pond (Paul Ferris)
  • Little Grebe pair with 2 chicks on Shoulder of Mutton Pond (riding pillion - see pic)
  • 6 House Martin and 2 Sand Martin over Heronry Pond

Gants Hill:

  • Coal Tit and 3 Blue Tits feeding
  • juveline Great Spotted Woodpecker lingering around (even took a peck at a starling, and removed a few feathers!)
  • juvenile female Blackbird, and an adult female
  • juvenile Robins, with red breast starting to show through.
  • juvenile Goldfinch
  • Also: Dunnock, Magpie, Wood Pigeons, Collard Dove, Greenfinch, Chaffinches. (Alan Thomas)

Aldborough Hatch:

  • Kestrel 'soaring' over St. Peters Church, 7.30pm (Jonathan Makengo)

Barking Abbey Playing Fields, South Park Drive:

  • 10+ Adult Lesser Black Backed Gulls
  • 2 Mistle Thrush

Valentines Park:

  • Grey Wagtail in the mansion car park (Simon Litt, via Tajinder)

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