September 04, 2009

September 4th 2009

  • 3 Ringed Plover (Alan Bell)
Gants Hill:
  • Coal Tit - Back again normal service resumed after no show yesterday.
  • Great Spotted Woodpeckers - Male present & Immature female also present again.
  • House Sparrows - c18 in garden seen more right at the back of garden obscured by view.
  • Greenfinches - c12 with mixture of Juveniles & adults.
  • Chaffinches - c10 in around garden.
  • Blue & Great tits - Good numbers flying around in garden.
  • Goldfinch - One adult feeding on nyjer seed feeder.
  • Plus - 4 Magpies, 4 Starlings, 3 Blackbirds (M&F & Juvenile), 2 Robins(J&A), 2 Dunnocks, 1 Collard dove, 1 Woodpigeon & 8 Feral pigeons.
  • (Alan Thomas)
Fairlop Waters:
  • Whinchats - 2 Females seen at 9.30am one on rockery in dense shrubs next tokarting fence then perched on end of tree branch & the other one on Kartingfence before flying off into surrounding golf course area.
  • Hobby - Seen at 10.00am over trying to catch a Martin over golf course which was unsuccessful but still spectacular to watch.
  • Kestrel - 2 Seen one over boating lake hovering at 11.30am roughly and the other near the riding school area a bit later.
  • Garden Warbler - Heard in shrubs opposite the lagoon along one of path ways around boating lake.
  • Chiffchaff - Heard in back ground after first arriving somewhere at the back of main lake area.
  • Plus: Robins, Greenfinches, Great tits, Blue tits, Long tailed tits, Crows, Cormorants + Juveniles, Lapwings, Tufted Ducks, Great Crested Grebes, Little Grebe - along side Lagoon., Canada Geese's, Coots ,Moorhens, Mallard Ducks ,Pied Wagtails - Some on top of club house & also on ground in front of lake.
  • Passerines: House Martins, Swallows & Sand Martins lots flying around everywhere.
  • Black headed Gulls, Herring Gulls & couple Juveniles, Grey Herons
  • Mute Swans + single Mute Swan with 5 cygnets
  • Magpies, Goldfinches (Adults & Juveniles), Chaffinches, Willow Warblers, Green Woodpecker - Heard., Dunnocks Woodpigeons,
  • Starlings - Hundreds seen especially one flock which most probably had over, 500 easily.,
  • Collared Doves, Feral pigeons
  • (Alan Thomas)

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