Highams Park Lake Edit
Highams Park Lake (E4) can be accessed from Chingford Lane to the north or The Charter Road to the south. The site comprises the lake (with two islands), part of Epping Forest and a section of the Ching river/stream. It also includes The Highams Park to the east (an open public park with scattered trees). All parts of the site are freely accessible.
Patch list 2010 (I.Woodward)
5 Jan 2010 - Black-headed gull, Blackbird, Blue tit, Canada goose, Carrion crow, Common gull, Coot, Feral Pigeon, Gadwall, Goldcrest, Great-crested grebe, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Great tit, Grey heron, Little egret, Magpie, Mallard, Moorhen, Pochard, Ring-necked parakeet, Robin, Tufted duck, Woodpigeon, Wren (Total 24).
10 Jan 2010 - 25. Jay; 26. Long-tailed tit; 27. Redwing; 28. Chaffinch; 29. Nuthatch; 30. Mistle thrush; 31. Lesser Black backed gull; 32. Herring gull; 33. Fieldfare; 34. Sparrowhawk.
Patch list 2008 (I. Woodward)
6 Jan 2008 - Great-crested grebe, Mute Swan, Mallard, Shoveler, Pochard, Tufted duck, Moorhen, Coot, Black-headed gull, Common gull, Herring gull, Feral Pigeon, Woodpigeon, Stock dove, Collared dove, Blackbird, Mistle thrush, Redwing, Wren, Robin, Grey wagtail, Great-spotted woodpecker, Carrion Crow, Jackdaw, Magpie, Jay, Blue tit, Great tit, Long-tailed tit, Goldcrest, Chaffinch, Greenfinch (Total 32)
17 Jan 2008 - 33. Green woodpecker, 34. Song thrush, 35. Siskin, 36. Canada goose, 37. Cormorant, 38. Grey heron, 39. Little grebe
24 Jan 2008 - 40. LBB gull, 41. Dunnock, 42. Kingfisher
28 Jan 2008 - 43. Teal
24 Feb 2008 - 44. House sparrow, 45. Starling