June 18, 2010

June 18th 2010

Fairlop, Aldborough Riding School:
  • Little Owl on a telegraph pole on Painters Road, near the nest site. (DEH)

Fairlop Waters CP:

  • quick visit at 8.30pm - you have GOT to go at this time!!! c500 Swift in feeding frenzy, some flying literally inches from my face!
  • Kestrel hovering over the entrance
  • singing Reed Warbler on the boating lake bank
  • Fledged Pied Wagtail
  • 3 Stock Dove
  • 4 Chiffchaff singing
  • Green Woodpecker
  • 2 singing male Reed Bunting (DEH)

Roding Valley Park, central:

  • 3 Song Thrush
  • 2 Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Blackcap
  • 12+ Swift
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Lesser Black Backed Gull (AHobson)

Roding Valley Park, south:

  • 1 Whitethroat
  • 1 Reed Warbler
  • 1 Little Egret
  • 1 Jay
  • 1 Greenfinch
  • Pair of swan and 6 cygnets
  • Lots of tits, crows, woodpigeon (PGordon)

South Park:

  • Great Crested Grebe on nest
  • Mistle Thrush
  • Green Woodpecker (TLachhar)

Wanstead Park:

  • Reed Warbler still warbling - albeit not so vociferously - by Shoulder of Mutton Pond. He has extended his range from the reed bed to the whole eastern end of the lake, and often sings from trees.
  • (no sign of the Whistling Duck) (pFerris)

Woodford Green, St. Judes Court:

  • Lesser Black Backed Gull low ovr the green (AHobson)

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