Sunday, 29 July 2012

Walthamstow

English: Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) in Lonso...
 Whimbrel.
Today i was hoping for some migration at the patch and i did in the form of a WHIMBREL which was calling and flying south over lockwood res.
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LONDON NEWS

 
White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) on ...
White-winged black Terns.
Staines Reservoir: White-winged Black Tern present on the S basin till 5.58 then flew high north-east and no further sign by 8.20 also a Turnstone through at 6.20.
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Walthamstow

Not much on the bird front at the patch today just 10+ common sandpipers but i did get a moth tick a POPULAR HAWKMOTH which was hiding in the walthamstow toilets.I would like thank @ArlyRes for the ID.

Saturday, 28 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

Charadrius dubius
Charadrius dubius.
Alexandra Park: Wheatear, Black Redstart. filter Beds.Barking Bay: Turtle Dove over and 16 Swifts over east.Brent Reservoir: 3 Green Sandpipers, 5+ Common Sandpipers, Little Ringed Plover.
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Friday, 27 July 2012

Walthamstow Listers.

Heronry at Walthamstow Reservoirs
Heronry at Walthamstow Reservoirs.
Today a NEW birder joined the big group of walthamstow listers MIKE WEBB 143 thats hope he can get over at peak times to find some birds.I HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON ?.
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LONDON NEWS

English: Adult female Greater Scaup (Aythya ma...
Scaup.
Brent Reservoir: female Scaup on rafts, also Green Sand, 7 Common Sands, juv LRP & 2 Lapwing.
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Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Walthamstow

Dunlin
Dunlin.
Dunlin - breeding
Dunlin.
I wish dan had come to walthamstow later in the year and we would have had a lot more birds.Highlight of the day a summer plumage DUNLIN a 1st for me in that plumage at the patch.
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Sunday, 22 July 2012

UK NEWS

Pectoral Sandpiper Esperanto: Striokalidro Fra...
Pectoral Sandpiper
 Pectoral sandpiper RSPB old hall marshs Essex.LONG B DOWITCHER.Slimbridge wwt.WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER.RSPB.Snettisham.
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Saturday, 21 July 2012

Walthamstow

London's famous birding spot is hosting some american birders on the 25th that are being going to be showed around the site by me.My fame seems to be global.LOL.One bird I must find them is a KINGFISHER.

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LONDON NEWS

Lanius collurio, Czers, Poland 2007, hunting male
Lanius collurio, Czers, Poland 2007, hunting male.
Lake Farm CP, Hayes: male Red-backed Shrike showing same as yesterday's post from 0730 to 0850, very active still; Linnets, Whitethroats and Skylarks and Kestrels showing very close, even at ground level in the carpark.http://www.john-mcdonnell.net/news/article/council-threat-to-lake-farm-country-park-and-botwell-common-green-belt.-sig/2011/07
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Thursday, 19 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

Common Redstart
Common Redstart.
East Wickham Open Space (LB Bexley): female Common Redstart, in oaks along cemetery wall at the Camdale Rd end of the park. 12:15.Lake Park CP, Hayes: no sign of the Red-backed Shrike, 10-11am (Jon Agar), but there were rumours of an earlier sighting. I was there from 7.30 to 9am and no sign but it had been seen at first light perched on a bush near the path before it dropped down out of sight.
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Wednesday, 18 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

Black Redstart
Black Redstart.
Mediterranean Gull 110501 Larus melanocephalus
Mediterranean Gull.
Lake Farm CP, Hayes: adult male Red-backed Shrike reported early (06:00AM) then once briefly between 06:30 and 09:00 in small Hawthorn bushes East of BMX track.City EC2A, Broadgate area. Black Redstart on rooftops.Crayford Marshes: 19 Yellow-legged Gull, adult Mediterranean Gull, 6 Greenshank, 2 Whimbrel, Curlew, Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 3 Corn Bunting.
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Monday, 16 July 2012

FALSE ALARM

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Black-tailed Godwit.
The hudwit is just a BLACK-TAILED GODWIT.
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Sunday, 15 July 2012

MEGA

Hudsonian Godwit - Churchill Canada_01-20
Hudsonian Godwit.
MEGA: Hudsonian Godwit at frodsham.10.30am but no sign by 8.00pm.
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LONDON NEWS

Four Crossbills
Four Crossbills.
Lake Farm CP, Hayes: Male Red-backed Shrike still this morning.Osterley Park: Crossbill - flock of c15 heading SW.
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Friday, 13 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

English: Landscape from WWT London Wetland Cen...
 WWT London
Lake Farm CP, Hayes, Middx: Red-backed Shrike still showing well 8.00-12.15 in copse in front of BMX tracks, also Hobby.London Wetland Centre WWT: Spoonbill still on main lake shingle ridge.
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Thursday, 12 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

English: Red-backed shrike Deutsch: Neuntöter
English: Red-backed shrike Deutsch: Neuntöter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Hayes Lake Farm CP: Red-backed Shrike male still 200m east of the BMX Track on Dawley Road at Lake Farm Country Park.Still showing well every 5-10mins up to 12:40 at least .London Wetland Centre: Spoonbill- main lake.
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Wednesday, 11 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

Lanius collurio.jpg

Lake Farm CP, Hayes (Middlesex): male Red-backed Shrike seen briefly at 11.20. Bird was in copse just E of the BMX track near the W end of the CP. Use car park off Dawley Road, adjacent to BMX track. . Still present at 2.30.Rainham Marshes: adult Spoonbill still present.
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#ABArare - Little Stint - California - ABA Blog

#ABArare - Little Stint - California - ABA Blog

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Common Sandpiper.
red kite
Red Kite.
Tyttenhanger GP 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher, Little Ringed Plover, Redshank 56+ Lapwing,, Red Kite. Little Owl.Rainham Marshes: Spoonbill still.Crayford Marshes: 2 Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, adult Cuckoo, 2 Common Sandpiper, 6 Yellow-legged Gull, 4 Corn Bunting, 3 Lesser Whitethroat.
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Monday, 9 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Black-tailed Godwit.
Black Redstart
Black Redstart.
Rainham Marshes: Spoonbill 07.30.Crayford Marshes: adult Cuckoo, Whimbrel, 2 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Corn Bunting, 2 Lesser Whitethroat. Canary Wharf, South Dock Lock: Female Black Redstart.MEGA Common Tern canons farm a 1st for the site. http://cfbwbirds.blogspot.co.uk/
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Saturday, 7 July 2012

Friday, 6 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

English: Displaying Black-tailed Godwit. Magya...
 Black-tailed Godwit
English: Red-crested pochard, Netta rufina, at...
 Red-crested pochard
Holmethorpe Sand Pits: 1 drake Red-crested Pochard on Water Colour Lagoons.Crayford Marshes: 12 Yellow-legged Gull, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, 2 Corn Bunting, Little Owl, 2 lesser Whitethroat, 18 Common Tern (including a 1st summer).Tyttenhanger GP 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Ringed Plover.Richmond Park: Hoopoe Holly Lodge Paddocks till 19.25 when flew out N and lost to view.
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Thursday, 5 July 2012

LONDON NEWS

Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia), Laem Pha...
 Greenshank.
Spoonbill
Spoonbill.
Rainham Marshes: Spoonbill adult in morning, still 11.10 at least Aveley Pool.Crayford Marshes: 2 Greenshank, 8 Yellow-legged Gull, Little Owl, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Curlew, 2 Little Egret.London Wetland Centre: adult Spoonbill present in the evening.Liverpool Street Station: Honey Buzzard seen soaring over the Gherkin and Heron Tower.
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