June 2019

Thursday 20 June

Hascombe: Crossbill flew north-west over New Barn (E Stubbs).

London Wetland Centre: two Green Sandpipers still (WWT).

Wimbledon Park: 102 Greylag Geese (S Patmore).

Wednesday 19 June

Thursley Common: no sign of harrier species (S Chastell/S Ferguson et al).

West Clandon: Crossbill flew south over Clandon Wood Natural Burial Ground (M Phelps).

Tuesday 18 June

London Wetland Centre: Green Sandpiper still (WWT).

Ruddy, Shelduck, Richmond (N Tsinonis).
Ruddy, Shelduck, Richmond (N Tsinonis).

Richmond Park: two Shelduck flew north-east; also two Red-crested Pochard (L Kennedy-Midkiff/J Wilczur).

River Thames at Richmond: two Ruddy Shelduck (presumably feral) in evening (N Tsinonis)

Thursley Common: late news from Monday 17th of a grey, male harrier species (not thought to be Montagu’s) at western end (J Hawtree).

Monday 17 June

London Wetland Centre: Mediterranean Gull flew high east; also two Green Sandpipers still on Wader Scrape (WWT).

Snowdenham Mill Pond: female Red-crested Pochard (E Stubbs).

Sunday 16 June

London Wetland Centre: two Green Sandpipers on Wader Scrape (WWT).

Snowdenham Mill Pond: female Red-crested Pochard (E Stubbs).

Saturday 15 June

Richmond Park: 1st-summer Mediterranean Gull on Upper Pen Pond then flew off (J Wilczur).

Grey Partridge, Thorncombe Street.

South Norwood CP: 36 Whitethroats (J Hughes).

Thorncombe Street: male Grey Partridge on private land on Wintershall Estate (E Stubbs).

Tice’s Meadow: Oystercatcher and Curlew (P Myers-Brown).

Thursday 13 June

Battersea Reach: immature Shag swam up River Thames at 14:20 (D McKenzie).

Beddington Farmlands: Redshank and Raven (BFBG).

Wednesday 12 June

London Wetland Centre: three Mediterranean Gulls flew south-west; also Red-crested Pochard on Main Lake (WWT).

Tuesday 11 June

Beddington Farmlands: Redshank and 500 Swifts (BFBG/S Thomas).

London Wetland Centre: Green Sandpiper (autumn begins!) late morning (K Noble).

Sunday 9 June

Snowdenham Mill Pond: female Red-crested Pochard (E Stubbs).

Weybourne: second-summer Mediterranean Gull drifted northeast early afternoon (J Gates).

Saturday 8 June

London Wetland Centre: Red-crested Pochard (B Karadogan).

Tice’s Meadow: Ringed Plover; also 200-300 Swifts (M Elsoffer/L Winchcombe).

Thursday 6 June

Redhill Common: two adult Mediterranean Gulls drifted high southeast (G Hay).

Richmond Park: one Common Sandpiper (O Dewhurst).

Snowdenham Mill Pond: female Red-crested Pochard (E Stubbs).

Wednesday 5 June

Mitcham Common: late news of a Rosy Starling on 18 May.

Tuesday 4 June

Leatherhead: possible adult Yellow-legged Gull at Randalls Way roosting on chimney of former food research building (N Batten).

London Wetland Centre: Ringed Plover (WWT).

Thursley Common: probable Grasshopper Warbler reeling by boardwalk near The Moat car park early morning (S Cossey).

West Horsley: 10 Crossbills flew over near Upper Common (S Chastell).

Sunday 2 June

Blackheath Common: one Crossbill (K Britten).

London Wetland Centre: two Mediterranean Gulls flew west (WWT).

Snowdenham Mill Pond: female Red-crested Pochard (E Stubbs).

Saturday 1 June

London Wetland Centre: Ringed Plover (WWT).