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London Bird News March 2005

Mar 31 Red Kite, 2 over Watford Central Baths at 11.50 (Birdguides) Merlin at Minet CP, also 3 Willow Warblers (Birdguides) Scaup, drake at St James's Park (Andrew Self) Waxwing, 31 at Grays on Lodge Lane (Birdguides) Redstart at Hayes, Lake Farm Urban CP (Pete Naylor) Blackcap at Kensington Gardens (David Jeffreys) Sand Martin at Walthamstow Res (David Callahan) Waxwing, 100 at South Ockenden on Stifford Lane (Birdguides) Whitethroat at Walthamstow Res, also Little Gull (per DDL)

Mar 30 Ring-necked Duck, drake at Regent's Park at 11.30 (Birdguides) Scaup, drake at St James's Park, also Willow Warbler (Andrew Self) Waxwing, 130 at South Ockenden on Stifford Lane (Birdguides) Common Scoter, 4 at Rainham Marsh, also 12 Black-tailed Godwits, 197 Golden Plover, 4 Curlew, 4 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin, 6 Pintail & 6 Little Egrets (RSPB) Waxwing, 6 at Bedfont CP, also 2 Willow Warblers (Adam Cheeseman) Swallow at Walthamstow Res, also Common Tern & 5 Sand Martins (David Callahan) Common Tern, 3 at Aldenham Res (Birdguides)

Mar 29 Osprey over QE II Res at 15.30 (Dave Harris) Scaup, drake at St James's Park (Andrew Self) Red Kite over Walthamstow (Pete Lambert) Black-necked Grebe, 3 at Staines Res (Birdguides) Waxwing, 134 at South Ockenden on Stifford Lane (Birdguides) Waxwing, 35 at Stoke Newington, in Allens Gardens, Bethune Road (Annie Woodhouse) Waxwing, 27 at Bedfont CP (Adam Cheeseman) Little Ringed Plover, 4 at Walton Res, also 4 White Wagtails (Adam Cheeseman) Wheatear at Walthamstow Res, also Little Egret (Chris Langsdon)

Mar 28 Red Kite over King George VI Res (Pete Naylor) Waxwing, 36 at South Ockenden on Stifford Lane (Birdguides) Waxwing, 25 at Croydon, by Wilson School playing field in Stafford Road, Wallington (Birdguides) Common Tern at Brent Res, also Yellow Wagtail (Ian Ellis, Roy Beddard) Willow Warbler, 2 at Bedfont CP (Adam Cheeseman) Black Redstart at Walthamstow Res, also Rock Pipit (Pete Lambert) Willow Warbler, 3 at Lee Valley, betweem Cheshunt & Fishers Green (David Bradshaw) Willow Warbler, 2 at Ruislip, Poors Field (Steve Pash) Black-throated Diver at QE II Res, flew off at 06.48 (Dave Harris)

Mar 27 Waxwing, 49 at South Ockenden on Stifford Lane (Birdguides) White Wagtail, 3 at Walton Res (Birdguides) Water Pipit, 5 at Staines Res, also 11 Sand Martins, LRP, 3 Black-necked Grebes & Yellow Wagtail (Andrew Moon, Pete Naylor) Sedge Warbler at Troy Mill Lake, also Swallow & 5 Sand Martins (Andrew Moon) Little Egret, 5 roosted at Bedfont CP (Adam Cheeseman) Willow Warbler at Wraysbury GP (Pete Naylor) Red Kite over Island Barn Res, also Black-throated Diver (Dave Harris)

Mar 26 Red Kite over Amwell GP at 14.00 (Birdguides) Waxwing, 25 at Hoddesdon, at Pinder Road Ind Est (Birdguides) Water Pipit, 5 at Staines Res, also Med Gull & White Wagtail (Birdguides) Common Tern at Aldenham Res (Birdguides) Waxwing, 2 at Blackheath by hospital (Birdguides) Waxwing, 16 at Potters Bar in Aberdale Gardens (Birdguides) Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris) Willow Warbler at Molesey Heath (Dave Harris)

Mar 25 Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris) White Wagtail at Walton Res, also 4 LRPs (Dave Harris) Swallow at Brent Res (Ian Ellis) Caspian Gull at Barnes WWT, also 2 Ring Ouzels, 7 Black-tailed Godwits, Oystercatcher & Redstart (Birdguides) Little Ringed Plover, 5 at Staines Res, also Spotted Redshank & 3 Black-necked Grebes, Oystercatcher, 6 Little Gulls & Yellow Wagtail (Birdguides, Pete Naylor) Common Scoter, 3 at Wraysbury Res (Pete Naylor) Common Tern at Aldenham Res (Birdguides) Firecrest at Stanwell Moor see photo (Andrew Moon) Little Egret over Hampstead Heath at 07.15, also Willow Warbler (Dave Porritt) Willow Warbler at Alexandra Park (Andrew Gardner)

Mar 24 Siberian Stonechat at Barnes WWT (Birdguides) Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris) Little Egret at Brent Res (John Colmans) Garganey, 4 at Dagenham Chase LNR (Birdguides) White Wagtail at Staines Res, also LRP (Birdguides) Waxwing, c20 at Orpington over Court Road (Birdguides)

Mar 23 Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris) Curlew at QE II Res (Dave Harris) Common Tern at Staines Res, also Yellow Wagtail (Birdguides) Willow Warbler at Dagenham Chase LNR (Birdguides) Waxwing, 16 at Canons Park (Birdguides) Little Ringed Plover, 2 at Walton Res (Birdguides)

Mar 22 Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris) Sand Martin at QE II Res (Dave Harris) Wheatear at Dagenham Chase LNR, also LRP (Birdguides) Waxwing, 14 at Hertford on Mead Lane (Birdguides) Black-necked Grebe, 3 at Staines Res, also 14 Little Gulls & LRP (Pete Naylor)

Mar 21 Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res, also Little Gull (Dave Harris) Sanderling at QE II Res (Dave Harris) Iceland Gull, 2nd winter at Barnes WWT, flew off west at 11.20 also 2 LRPs (Birdguides) Waxwing, 13 at Hertford on Mead Lane, also 3 Little Egrets over (Birdguides) Little Ringed Plover, 2 at Dagenham Chase LNR (Alan Shearman) Black-necked Grebe, 3 at Staines Res (Pete Naylor) Wheatear, 2 at KGVI Res, also LRP (Pete Naylor) Sand Martin, 4 at Stanwell Moor, also 2 LRPs (Pete Naylor) Water Pipit, 9 at Staines Moor (Pete Naylor)

Mar 20 Brent Geese, 37 over Hilfield Park Res (Birdguides) Brent Geese, 36 at Rainham Marshes RSPB, also 2 Red-breasted Mergs & 3 Little Egrets (RSPB) Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res, also 4 Little Gulls (Dave Harris) Little Ringed Plover at Walton Res (Dave Harris) Garganey at Barnes WWT, also Merlin, Grey Plover & Yellow Wagtail (Birdguides) Avocet at Tyttenhanger GP (Birdguides) Waxwing, 40 at Sevenoaks by Bat & Ball (Birdguides) Dartford Warbler at Osterley Park (Birdguides)

Mar 19 Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris) Wheatear at Rainham Marshes (RSPB) Waxwing, 6 at Lee Valley, Hayes Hill Farm (Howard Vaughan) Wheatear at Stoke Newington (Birdguides) Waxwing, 70 at Northfleet in Clifton Marine Parade (David Darrell-Lambert) Black-tailed Godwit, 213 at West Thurrock, also Wheatear & 29 Curlew (David Darrell-Lambert) Wheatear, 3 at Minet CP (Birdguides) Wheatear at Richmond Park (Neil Anderson)

Mar 18 Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris) Wheatear, 2 at QE II Res (Dave Harris) Lesser Whitethroat at Chafford Hundred (David Darrell-Lambert) Waxwing, c25 at Hornsey on Heron Drive (Jane Binstead) Waxwing, 4 at Hertford at TL325124 (Birdguides) Waxwing, 7 at Sidcup, on Princes Close (Birdguides) Wheatear at Hayes, Lake Farm CP (Pete Naylor) Wheatear, 3 at KGVI Res, Lake Farm CP (Pete Naylor) Wheatear, 3 at Richmond Park (Bob Snellgrove)

Mar 17 Osprey over Walton Res, north at 06.30 (Dave Harris) Black-necked Grebe at Brent Res (Andrew Self) Ring-billed Gull at Isle of Dogs opposite Lovell's Wharf; also a drake Common Scoter opposite the Trafalgar pub (Birdguides) Firecrest at Trent Park in Moat Wood (Birdguides) Little Ringed Plover at Tyttenhanger GP (Birdguides)

Mar 16 Water Pipit, 5 at Staines Moor, nearby Little Ringed Plover & 2 Little Egrets at Stanwell Moor (Pete Naylor) Black-necked Grebe, 2 at Staines Res, also Water Pipit (Pete Naylor) Waxwing, 15 at Totteridge, in private gardens in Longland Drive (Birdguides) Wheatear, 2 at Dartford Marshes, just south of Darent Barrier (Birdguides) Wheatear at King George VI Res (Pete Naylor) Wheatear at Minet CP (Birdguides) Wheatear at Dagenham Chase (Birdguides) Wheatear at Isle of Dogs at Mudchute Farm (Birdguides)

Mar 15 Black-necked Grebe, 2 at Staines Res, also Water Pipit (Ken Purdey) Firecrest at Bedfords Park, in holly at the north end of the deer park (Birdguides) Green Sandpiper, 2 at Stoke Newington Res, on East Res, from public footpath (Birdguides) Waxwing, 16 at Norbury, flew over Pollards Hill at 08.30 towards Mitcham Common (Mike Netherwood) Waxwing, 12 at Dartford, by 37 Main Road (Birdguides) Waxwing, 13 at Westerham, by the BP garage south of M25 on the Biggin Hill road for their 2nd day (Birdguides) White-headed Duck at Broadwater Lake (Birdguides)

Mar 14 Firecrest at Brent Res also Black-necked Grebe (Roy Beddard & Leo Batten) Black-necked Grebe, 3 at Staines Res (Tony Sweetland) Smew, 5 at Stocker's Lake (Birdguides) Waxwing, 15 over Regent's Park west at 08.15 (Birdguides) Chiffchaff, 2 at Croydon, Heavers Meadow (John Birkett)

Mar 13 Waxwing, 60 at Sevenoaks WR by Bat and Ball Station, also Firecrest (Birdguides) Black-necked Grebe at Brent Res (Andrew Self) Smew, 2 at Stocker's Lake (Birdguides) Waxwing, 12 over Rainham Marshes RSPB, also Firecrest, 28 Curlew, 150 Black-tailed Godwits, Jack Snipe & 2 Little Egrets (ELBF)

Mar 12 Black-necked Grebe, 2 at Staines Res on south basin (Ken Purdey) Waxwing, 3 at Kennington, in gardens behind 57-60 Cleaver Square SE11 (Birdguides) Black-necked Grebe at Brent Res (Andrew Self) Jack Snipe at Horsenden Hill on cut reed at Paradise Fields (Andy Culshaw) Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res/QE2 Res (Dave Harris) Smew, 6 at Stocker's Lake also 7 Goosander (Birdguides)

Mar 11 Waxwing, 160 at Warren Street, on junction with Fitzroy St, NB berries now all eaten (Andrew Self, Andy Culshaw) Waxwing, 16 at Chertsey Meads (Birdguides) Black-necked Grebe, 2 at Staines Res on south basin (Frank Clark) White-headed Duck at Broadwater Lake (Birdguides) Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris)

Mar 10 Waxwing, 111 at Warren Street, on junction with Fitzroy St (Birdguides) Waxwing, 17 at Dartford, by Holiday Inn Express (Birdguides) Black-necked Grebe, 2 at Staines Res on south basin, also 6 Curlew over (Pete Naylor, Ken Purdey) Common Sandpiper at Chertsey Lock (David Combes)

Mar 9 Waxwing, 59 at Cassiobury Park, behind bowls club (Birdguides) Waxwing, 70 at Warren Street, on junction with Fitzroy St (Birdguides) Waxwing, 30+ at Canons Park, by footpath over Jubilee Line off Howberry Road (Roy Beddard) Waxwing, 25 at Croxley Green, by Cinnamon Engineering/Harvester R'about, Baldwin's Lane (Birdguides) Waxwing, 22 at Highbury, on Aubert Park (Graham Coster) Black-necked Grebe, 2 at Staines Res on south basin (Birdguides) Black-necked Grebe at Brent Res (Roy Beddard) Smew, 3 at Stocker's Lake (Birdguides) Little Egret at Stanwell Moor (Pete Naylor) Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res, also Black-necked Grebe, see photo & Woodlark (Dave Harris)

Mar 8 Black-throated Diver at Island Barn Res, also Black-necked Grebe & 2 Rock Pipits (Dave Harris) Waxwing, 100 over Dartford, at Hilton Hotel by Junction 1A of M25 (Birdguides) Waxwing, 35 at Croxley Green, on Links Way see photo (Andrew Moon) Waxwing, 50 at Dartford, by Holiday Inn Express (Birdguides) Waxwing, 40+ at Selhurst by rail depot (Steve Arthur) Waxwing, 30+ at Canons Park, by footpath over Jubilee Line off Howberry Road (Fay Broom) Waxwing, 22 at Highbury, on Aubert Park (Graham Coster) Pink-footed Goose at Walthamstow Res on West Warwick, also 2 Green Sands on Lockwood (David Callahan) Black-necked Grebe, 2 at Staines Res on south basin, also 2 Water Pipits & Rock Pipit (Ken Purdey)

Mar 7 Waxwing, 150 at Greenhithe, outside MacDonalds by roundabout (Birdguides) Waxwing, 100+ at Dartford, by Holiday Inn Express (Birdguides) Waxwing, 59 at Cassiobury Park, behind the bowls club (Birdguides) Waxwing, 35 at Croxley Green, on Links Way (Birdguides) Waxwing, 40 at Canons Park, by footpath over Jubilee Line off Howberry Road (Fay Broom) Waxwing, 30+ at Croydon on Beddington Farm Lane, near Stirling Close (Mike Netherwood) Waxwing, 22 at Highbury, on Aubert Park (Graham Coster) Waxwing, 11 at Dartford Railway Station (Birdguides) Curlew over Regent's Park at 07.50 (Birdguides) Knot at Island Barn Res (Dave Harris)

Mar 6 Waxwing, 86 at Canons Park, by footpath over Jubilee Line off Howberry Road (Fay Broom) Black-necked Grebe at Brent Res (Andrew Self) Black-necked Grebe at Island Barn Res, see photo also Knot & Rock Pipit (Dave Harris) Waxwing, 100 at Dartford, by Holiday Inn Express (Birdguides) Waxwing, 60 at Addlestone, feeding in the trees on the right of the 1st fairway at Abbey Moor Golf Club (Birdguides) Waxwing, 17 at Sevenoaks WR, also 2 at Bessel's Greens, Sevenoaks (Birdguides) Smew, 6 at Stocker's Lake (Birdguides) White-headed Duck at Broadwater Lake (Birdguides) Common Sandpiper, 2 at Walthamstow Res (Nigel Willits)

Mar 5 Black-necked Grebe at Brent Res (Roy Beddard) Waxwing, 26 at Cassiobury Park, by watercress beds (Birdguides) Green Sandpiper at Stoke Newington Res, on west reservoir (David Bradshaw) Black-necked Grebe, 2 at Staines Res on south basin (Birdguides) Waxwing, 60 at Dartford, by Holiday Inn Express (Birdguides) Waxwing, 27 at Sevenoaks WR by museum (Birdguides) White-headed Duck at Broadwater Lake (Birdguides) Waxwing, 50+ at Highbury, over Aubert Park (Geoff Farwell)

Mar 4 Smew, 10 at Stocker's Lake (Birdguides) Waxwing, c50 at Croydon, opposite Therapia Lane tram stop (Steve Arthur) Waxwing, 47 at Staines, in Two Rivers car park (Hugh Evans) Black-necked Grebe, 5 at Staines Res on south basin (Birdguides) Firecrest, 2 at Horsenden Hill in Perivale Wood (Andy Culshaw)

Mar 3 Black-necked Grebe, 3 at Staines Res on south basin, also Smew (Tony Sweetland) Black-necked Grebe at Brent Res (Roy Beddard) Waxwing, c30 over Hendon, near Five-ways Corner at 09.15 (Roy Beddard) Waxwing, 51 at Dartford, by Leigh City Technology College (Birdguides) Water Pipit, 2 at Rainham Marshes RSPB, also adult Mediterranean Gull and 2 adult Yellow-legged Gulls (Birdguides) Lapwing, c50 over St Pancras Station, west at 09.05 (Phil Stevens)

Mar 2 Waxwing, 43 at St Albans, in How Wood at Wych Elms/Applecroft junction TL139031 (Birdguides) Black-necked Grebe, 6 at Staines Res on south basin (Pete Naylor) Waxwing, 30 at Staines, in Two Rivers car park opposite PC World (Pete Naylor) Waxwing, c20 at Croydon, at the junction of Ampere Way and Beddington Farm Road TQ313667 (Birdguides) Woodcock at Christopher St, EC2 (per Nigel Willits) Firecrest at Stanborough Lakes, between north side car park & river (Birdguides)

Mar 1 Black-necked Grebe, 4 at Staines Res on south basin (Birdguides)

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