July 21, 2010

July 21st 2010

Barkingside, Macdonalds:
  • male Sparrowhawk (DEH/JMakengo)

South Park:

  • male Sparrowhawk (DEH)

Valentines Park:

  • 3 Grey Wagtails in the dried up canal (JCrick)
  • Great Crested Grebe family still sitting on 3 eggs, with 1 growing chick being demanding (GWare)

Wanstead Flats:

  • (05:00-08:45): 48 Cormorant (over),
  • c50 Black-headed Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Gull,
  • 8 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle thrush,
  • c40 Swift,
  • 3 Greylag Goose (over west), Shoveler still on Alexandra Lake,
  • 12 Ring Necked Parakeet,
  • Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail (both Alexandra Lake), Yellow Wagtail (heard over Angel pond),
  • 5 Green Woodpecker, Greater Spotted Woodpecker,
  • Collared Dove, Stock Dove, Skylark, Meadow Pipit and others for a disappointing 44 species, tomorrow will be mega (Nick Croft).

Leyton Flats: (just outside the borough)

  • Peregrine, 2 Little Egrets, 60 Swift, 4 Common Terns, Whitethroat, Chiffchaff. (Gary A James).

Barking, River Roding: (just outside the borough)

  • few Sand Martins at the colony

Barking, Barking Abbey School: (just outside the borough)

  • Sparrowhak (JMakengo)

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