November 15, 2009

November 15th 2009

Wanstead Flats:
  • Woodcock west end of Flats early AM (S Fisher);
Wanstead Park:
  • Firecrest Reservoir Wood, east end of Wanstead Park (T Harris, N Croft),
  • female Goldeneye still present on Heronry Pond - first record since 1985 (SF, PF, JL et al);
  • 25 Fieldfare in Old Sewage Works,
  • 8+ Ring Necked Parakeet on Rook Island, (J Lethbridge).
  • Grey Wagtail was by the hut. (Sally Hammond)
  • 2 Kingfishers (one showed really well for a long time),
  • 2 Green Woodpeckers, 2 Greater Spotted Woodpeckers, Jay, Jackdaws, Carrion Crows, etc etc. (Sally Hammond)
Woodford Green:
  • over 100 Gulls on the flooded football field on Braodmead Estate including Lesser Black Backed Gulls, Herring Gulls, Common Gulls and Black Headed Gulls
Roding Valley Park, Woodford Bridge:
  • after the heavy rains, 2 adult Mute Swan (rarely seen in this stretch as it is usually so shallow)
Claybury Park:
  • Sparrowhawk being harassed by a crow (Eddie Barnes)
Fairlop Waters:
  • 4 Corn Buntings,
  • 40 Linnets,
  • Grey Wagtail,
  • 4 Chiffchaffs,
  • Green Sandpiper (AABrown)

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