June 24, 2010

June 24th 2010

Aldersbrook, garden:
  • 2+ Ring Necked Parakeet visiting my garden most days now (Sally Hammond)
Knighton Woods:
  • Mallard with c10 nearly full grown ducklings
  • Fledged Moorhens, and another adult Moorhen on nest
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker and Chiffchaff heard
  • Nuthatch with fledged young (at least 2) (DEH)

South Woodford, Chigwell Road:

  • male Sparrowhawk flying low over Chigwell Road, near Charlie Browns car wash, towards Roding Valley Park, carrying small prey (looked like a small bird or chick)

South Woodford, garden:

  • Sparrowhawk over again at 7.30pm paying no attention to an abundance of House Sparrows (PGordon)

Valentines Park:

  • Jackdaws - 1 youngster being fed by adult. Heard 3 others in trees nearby calling to each other, but couldn't see if adults or young... Anyway nice to confirm them breeding here.
  • Also Great Spotted Woodpecker and Green woodpecker.
  • 4 Egyptian Geese goslings ok,
  • Great Crested Grebe still patiently sitting! (Barbara J)

Woodford Green, garden:

  • I've Just had 2 Ring-Necked Parakeets over the garden.
  • Also of note is an adult male Stag beetle seen flying around the front garden on consecutive evenings at around 21.45! (Tony Brown)

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