January 2019

 15th:
  • Canons Farm: 70 Fieldfares, 30 Redwings, Sparrowhawk - IGM

13th:
  • Canons Farm: Red Kite - IGM

Red Kite - IGM


11th
  • Canons Farm: Chiffchaff heard between Canons Farm and Reads Rest Cottages, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 5 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 20 Skylarks, Nuthatch, 2 Song Thrushes, 120 Redwings, 2 Mistle Thrushes, 25 Goldfinches, 80 Linnets - PGo. 2 Little Owls, Tawny Owl, 2 Green Woodpeckers, Goldcrest, 15 Blue Tits, 100 Starlings, 54 Fieldfares, 38 Meadow Pipits in Owl Meadow, 20 Yellowhammers in Broadfield East - IPW

9th:
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, Tawny Owl hooting near Piddly Pond 16:10 - IPW

6th:
  •  Canons Farm: Woodcock - RR. Red Kite, 2 Common Gulls - IGM. Buzzard, 9 Black-headed Gulls, Barn Owl, Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Goldcrest, 10 Fieldfares, Song Thrush, 40 Redwings, Mistle Thrush, 20 House Sparrows, 3 Meadow Pipits, 10 Chaffinches, 20 Goldfinches, 80 Linnets, 16 Yellowhammers - PGo

5th:
  • Canons Farm: Chiffchaff showing features of 'Siberian Chiffchaff' (form tristis/fulvescens) by Reads Rest Lane between Canons Farm and Reads Rest Cottages; also Buzzard, Kestrel, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Skylarks, 70 Starlings, 40 Fieldfares, 3 Song Thrushes, 15 Redwings, 23 Meadow Pipits, 50 Linnets - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: drake Mallard on Piddly Pond, 16 Redwings, 6 Goldfinches, 11 Siskins behind Piddly Pond, 2 Lesser Redpolls (1 flew over Harholt Plantation, 1 behind Piddly Pond) - IPW 
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Chiffchaff showing features of 'Siberian Chiffchaff' (form tristis/fulvescens) - if anyone can get further images and ideally any sound recordings of this bird, we would be very interested in seeing such material

4th:
  • Banstead Woods: drake Mallard on Piddly Pond, 6 Stock Doves, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Jays, 4 Goldcrests, 25 Blue Tits, 15 Great Tits, 4 Coal Tits, 11 Treecreepers, 2 Redwings, Bullfinch - PGo

1st:
  • Canons Farm: Kestrel, 5 Black-headed Gulls, 7 Herring Gulls, Stock Dove, 100 Carrion Crows, 10 Skylarks, 10 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Nuthatches, Song Thrush, 20 Redwings, 2 Mistle Thrushes, 2 Goldfinches, 80 Linnets - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzards, 2 Kestrels, Woodcock, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 6 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 10 Nuthatches, 2 Treecreepers, 30 Redwings, Greenfinch, Lesser Redpoll, 2 Bullfinches - IPW

December 2018

See Publications for details on how to get your hands on our recently published report for 2017! 

31st:
  • Canons Farm: Barn Owl still, Buzzard - IGM
Buzzard - IGM
 
30th:
  • Canons Farm: Great Spotted Woodpecker, 11 Skylarks, 55 Fieldfares, 40 Redwings, 9 Meadow Pipits, 9 Chaffinches, 3 Yellowhammers - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: drake Mallard on Piddly Pond - IPW

29th:
  • Canons Farm: 24 Mistle Thrushes, Buzzard, 4 Goldcrests, 4 Coal Tits, 10 Long-tailed Tits - PGo

28th:
  • Canons Farm: Barn Owl - RR

24th:
  • Canons Farm: 50 Fieldfares, 50 Redwings, Barn Owl, 6 Meadow Pipits - IGM

23rd:
  • Canons Farm: Grey Heron flew south, Buzzard, 100 Black-headed Gulls, 3 Common Gulls, Barn Owl, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 16 Skylarks, 43 Fieldfares, 6 Redwings, 23 Meadow Pipits, 6 Goldfinches, 30 Linnets, 2 Bullfinches, 21 Yellowhammers - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: drake Mallard on Piddly Pond, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 8 Goldcrests, 10 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Nuthatches, 2 Treecreepers, 20 Redwings, Bullfinch - IPW

22nd:
  • Canons Farm: Buzzard, Black-headed Gull, 4 Herring Gulls, 2 Rose-ringed Parakeets, Little Owl, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Jays, Skylark, 5 Long-tailed Tits, 100 Starlings, 50 Fieldfares, 5 Redwings, 2 Meadow Pipits, 15 Goldfinches, 18 Yellowhammers - AD    
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 12 Rose-ringed Parakeet, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jays, 30 Jackdaws, 2 Goldcrests, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 6 Nuthatches, 3 Redwings - IP

20th:
  • Canons Farm: Barn Owl, 6 Meadow Pipits, 10 Redwings, 25 Fieldfares, Black-headed Gull, 10 Herring Gulls - IGM

17th:
  • Canons Farm: Barn Owl - IPW

15th:
  • Canons Farm: Snipe flushed from Doric Field at 09:42, Buzzard, Kestrel, 33 Black-headed Gulls, 2 Common Gulls, 5 Skylarks, Treecreeper, 9 Fieldfares, 9 Redwings, 6 Meadow Pipits, 3 Goldfinches, 30 Linnets, 12 Yellowhammers - IPW

14th:
  • Canons Farm: Buzzard, 5 Black-headed Gulls, Tawny Owl in Ruffett Wood, Skylark, 3 Long-tailed Tits, Treecreeper, 20 Fieldfares, 5 Redwings
  • Banstead Woods: 4 Goldcrests, 3 Coal Tits, 5 Nuthatches, 2 Fieldfares, Redwing, 5 Goldfinches - PGo

13th:
  • Canons Farm: Red Kite, Kestrel, Fieldfare, 2 Mistle Thrushes, 33 Linnets - PGo

8th:
  • Canons Farm: 5 Mallards flew over, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Barn Owl, Peregrine, Kestrel, Jay, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, 11 Skylarks, Nuthatch, 4 Long-tailed Tits, 50 Fieldfares, 90 Redwings, Meadow Pipit, Greenfinch, Bullfinch, 3 Yellowhammers - DKC/IPW/IGM/PGo et al
  • Banstead Woods: Mallard, Buzzard, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Doves, 2 Green Woodpeckers, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Jay, 5 Goldcrests, 2 Coal Tits, 3 Nuthatches, 2 Treecreepers, 2 Song Thrushes, Bullfinch, 2 Goldfinches, 7 Siskins near Piddly Pond, Lesser Redpoll - DKC/IPW/IGM/PGo et al
 
Siskins near Piddly Pond - DKC


2nd:
  • Canons Farm: c35 Lesser Redpolls in Round Meadow, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 50 Herring Gulls, Skylark, Goldcrest, 3 Fieldfares, 80 Redwings, 7 Yellowhammers, 3 Long-tailed Tits - PGo

November 2018

See Publications for details on how to get your hands on our recently published report for 2017! 

30th
  • Canons Farm: Snipe flushed from Doric Field at 10:29, Barn Owl, Little Owl, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 16 Yellowhammers, 14 Meadow Pipits, 127 Redwings west, 11 Fieldfares west, Lesser Black-backed Gull west, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, 10 Skylarks, 37 Chaffinches, 2 Greenfinches, 7 Goldfinches - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: male Sparrowhawk over Hither Field, male Brimstone in Harholt Plantation - IPW
 
27th
  • Canons Farm: 3 female/juvenile drake RED-BREASTED MERGANSERS flew SW at 11:30, Barn Owl, 6 Meadow Pipits, 2 Mistle Thrushes, 3 Little Owls, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Gull, 11 Yellowhammers, 21 Fieldfares, 9 Redwings, 2 Skylarks, 20 Blackbirds, Kestrel, 2 Jays, 2 Rose-ringed Parakeets - GB

24th
  • Canons Farm: 19 Yellowhammers Broadfield West/Horse Pasture, 3 Meadow Pipits, 3 Bullfinches Horse Pasture, Mistle Thrush, 15 Skylarks NE, 2 Goldcrests, Kestrel, Pheasant, 7 Goldfinches, 10 Chaffinches - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Woodcock Harholt Plantation, 2 Mallards Piddly Pond, Cormorant NE, 25 Fieldfares, 40 Redwings, 13 Goldfinches, 4 Bullfinches - IPW

23rd
  • Canons Farm: Woodcock and 3 Little Owls at dusk; also 8 Fieldfares, 2 Song Thrushes singing, 4 Redwings, 16 Meadow Pipits, 30 Goldfinches, 9 Linnets, 4 Bullfinches at Canons Farmhouse, Yellowhammer - PGo

22nd:
  • Canons Farm: 31 Lesser Redpolls, Barn Owl, Little Owl, 7 Mallards, 7 Herring Gulls, 300 Woodpigeons, 3 Rose-ringed Parakeets, 4 Yellowhammers, 15 Jackdaws, 6 Skylarks, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, 25 Fieldfares, 15 Redwings, Greenfinch, 60 Linnets - GB
  • Banstead Woods: Bullfinch, Treecreeper, Nuthatch, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jays - GB

19th:
  • Canons Farm: Barn Owl in green barn - GB

17th:
  • Canons Farm: Golden Plover flew SE - IPW. 2 Mallards in puddle, Red Kite low over Green Belt Field, 2 Goldcrests, 3 Nuthatches, 2 Pied Wagtails, Pheasant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Tawny Owl, 2 Green Woodpeckers, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Skylarks, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 5 Fieldfares, 11 Redwings, 22 Meadow Pipits, 6 Greenfinches, 7 Goldfinches, Yellowhammer - IPW/PGo
Buzzard - IPW

16th:
  • Canons Farm: 10 Mistle Thrushes, 70 Fieldfares, 50 Redwings, 4 Meadow Pipits, 2 Goldcrests, 3 Greenfinches, Common Gull, 10 Long-tailed Tits, 3 Yellowhammers, 6 Chaffinches, 10 Goldfinches, 22 Black-headed Gulls - IGM/PGo

14th:
  • Canons Farm: 10 Fieldfares, adult Common Gull, Meadow Pipit, 4 Skylarks, 4 Goldfinches, Green Woodpecker, 12 Herring Gulls, 6 Long-tailed Tits - IGM
adult Common Gull - IGM


12th:
  • Canons Farm: Barn Owl - GB

11th:
  • Banstead Woods: Raven briefly in trees at Fames Rough at 12:33 then flew off south, adult Great Black-backed Gull flew south over east side, 3 Siskins, 2 Mallards on Piddly Pond, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, 18 Goldcrests, 14 Long-tailed Tits, 4 Nuthatches, 3 Treecreepers, 4 Fieldfares, 22 Redwings, Mistle Thrush - IPW
adult Great Black-backed Gull IPW


10th:
  • Canons Farm: 4 Goldcrests, 6 Skylarks, Long-tailed Tit, Fieldfare, 4 Redwings, Mistle Thrush, 18 Meadow Pipits - PGo

9th:
  • Canons Farm: 90 Fieldfares, 10 Redwings, Mistle Thrush - PGo

6th:
  • Canons Farm: Cormorant flew over - IGM
  • Banstead Woods: Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tits, 8 Nuthatches, 2 Fieldfares, 20 Redwings, Bullfinch - PGo

5th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Canada Geese, 2 Buzzards, 30 Black-headed Gulls in Chipstead Meadow, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 3 Goldcrests, 20 Skylarks, 2 Long-tailed Tits, Nuthatch, 60 Fieldfares (mostly SW), 30 Redwings SW, 6 Meadow Pipits, 12 Chaffinches, 12 Goldfinches, 3 Yellowhammers, Goldcrest - PGo 

2nd:
  • Canons Farm: Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, 31 Herring Gulls, 3 Green Woodpeckers, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Little Owl, 3 Jays, 3 Goldcrests, Coal Tit, 6 Skylarks, 30 Long-tailed Tits, Treecreeper in Lunch Wood, 10 Fieldfares, 16 Redwings, Pied Wagtail, 15 Meadow Pipits, Greenfinch, 40 Linnets, 9 Yellowhammers - GB/DKC. Male Stonechat, 30 Fieldfares - IGM
  • Banstead Woods: Siskin heard near Holly Lane Meadow, 2 Mallards on Piddly Pond, Buzzard, 2 Kestrels, 53 Redwings, 5 Fieldfares, 4 Green Woodpeckers - IPW

October 2018

See Publications for details on how to get your hands on our recently published report for 2017! 

31st:
  • Canons Farm: Sparrowhawk, 6 Meadow Pipits, 8 Linnets, 4 Goldfinches - IGM
Goldfinches and Linnets - IGM

Meadow Pipits - IGM

28th:
  • Banstead Woods: Great Black-backed Gull flew over Fames Rough, 8 Siskins over pines, 27 Skylarks west, 310 Fieldfares west, 200 Redwings west, 16 Meadow Pipits west, 120 Chaffinches west, 2 Mallards on Piddly Pond, Buzzard, 6 Black-headed Gulls, 9 Common Gulls, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Goldcrests, 6 Nuthatches, Treecreeper, 60 Starlings, 10 Goldfinches north
  • Canons Farm: 20 Mistle Thrushes, 2 Sparrowhawks, 22 Meadow Pipits - PGo. 300 Fieldfares roosted by Broadfield, Yellowhammer, Skylark, 20 Linnets - IGM. Pied Wagtail at Canons Residential - IPW
 
25th:
  • Canons Farm: 3 Fieldfares, 2 Bullfinches, 50 Redwings, 2 Rooks, 6 Goldfinches, 4 Yellowhammers, 4 Skylarks - IGM

21st:
  • Banstead Woods (vismig from Hither Field 07:40-10:15): Brambling, Yellowhammer, 1,100 Redwings, 90 Fieldfares, 23 Siskins, Mistle Thrush, 13 Meadow Pipits, 8 Skylarks, Grey Heron, 3 Pied Wagtails, 15 Mallards, 31 Chaffinches, 25 Black-headed Gulls, 111 Herring Gulls, 4 Blackbirds, 230 Woodpigeons, 30 Starlings, 60 Goldfinches, 4 Linnets, 3 Buzzards, Sparrowhawk; also Stonechat on fence and 5 Song Thrushes, 2 Goldcrests, 2 Nuthatches, Bullfinch, 2 Coal Tits, 10 Greenfinches, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers and Green Woodpecker present - DKC/DCu/ASp
  • Canons Farm: 3 Siskins over, 2 Chiffchaffs between Canons Farmhouse and Reads Rest Cottages, 24 Fieldfares, 60 Redwings, Pied Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipits, 4 Stonechats, Sparrowhawk, 8 Buzzards, Black-headed Gull, 9 Herring Gulls, Kestrel, 3 Jays, 11 Skylarks, 38 Starlings, 24 Chaffinches, Linnet, 3 Goldfinches, 4 Yellowhammers, Clouded Yellow, Small White, Speckled Wood, Common Darter - DKC/RDW/PGo/IGM/DCu/ASp


20th:
  • Canons Farm: 96 Fieldfares, Red Kite, 4 Buzzards, 10 Yellowhammers - RDW

19th:
  • Canons Farm: Grey Heron, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, Green Woodpecker, Goldcrest, 40+ Skylarks (including 20+ migrants heading south), Fieldfare, 5 Stonechats, Pied Wagtail on Perrotts Farmhouse roof, Meadow Pipit, 6 Goldfinches, 50 Linnets, 4 Yellowhammers, Comma - PGo/IGM; also Reed Bunting reported (please let us know if this was you)
  • Banstead Woods: Little Owl near Perrotts Farmhouse, Tawny Owl, 2 Green Woodpeckers, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Goldcrest, 3 Long-tailed Tits, 3 Nuthatches, 2 Treecreepers, Bullfinch - PGo
Stonechats at Canons Farm - IGM

Rose-ringed Parakeet at Canons Farm - IGM

16th:
  • Canons Farm: male Reed Bunting, 2 Bramblings on puddle by Reads Rest Cottages, 2 Swallows, 7 Yellowhammers, 300 Chaffinches flew NW, 20 Redwings, 13 Canada Geese. 4 Stonechats, Meadow Pipit - GB/IGM
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Goldcrest, Brimstone - DJ
 
14th:
  • Canons Farm: 8 Sand Martins, 3 Fieldfares, 11 Canada Geese, 150 Starlings, 35 Redwings, 2 Stonechats, 6 Linnets, Yellowhammer - PGo/RDW


12th:
  • Canons Farm: Stonechat, 40 Skylarks, 10 Canada Geese, Grey Heron - RDW

9th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Stonechats, Clouded Yellow - SG

7th:
  • Canons Farm: 12 Canada Geese in Can Hatch Field, 5 Buzzards, 20 Skylarks, 4 Chiffchaffs, 2 Stonechats, Meadow Pipit, 12 Linnets, 2 Yellowhammer - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Treecreeper, 2 Greenfinches, Clouded Yellow, Small Heath, 2 Common Blues, 2 Small Coppers - IPW

5th:
  • Canons Farm: 4 Canada Geese, 5 Stonechats, 90 Linnets, 7 Buzzards, 30 Skylarks - RDW
  • Banstead Woods: Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzards, Goldcrest, 10 Nuthatches, 4+ Clouded Yellows, 3 Brimstones, Small White, Large White, Small Heath - PGo

3rd:
  • Canons Farm: 8 Stonechats, 30 Skylarks, 4 Yellowhammers - GB


2nd:
  • Canons Farm: 10 Stonechats (male Bog Field, female Ruffett Meadow, 4 males and 4 females Reads Bottom) - SG
  • Banstead Woods: Common Lizard - DJ

1st:
  • Canons Farm: 5 Stonechats, 6 Skylarks and Meadow Pipit all at Reads Bottom - IGM; 20 Skylarks, Chiffchaff - GB

female Stonechat at Reads Bottom

September 2018

See Publications for details on how to get your hands on our recently published report for 2017! 

30th:
  • Canons Farm: Kestrel, 2 Black-headed Gulls, 150 Stock Doves, 30 Skylarks, Chiffchaff, Nuthatch, 2 Stonechats at Reads Bottom, 2 Meadow Pipits, Speckled Wood - PGo
  • Banstead Woods (all Hither Field): 25 Redwings, Stonechat, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Mistle Thrush, 2 Song Thrushes, 2 Greenfinches, 20 Goldfinches, 2 Linnets, Buzzard, 2 Blackcaps, Chiffchaff, 5 Meadow Pipits, 2 Swallows - DCu


29th:
  • Canons Farm: Hawfinch flew south, Yellow Wagtail, 5 Stonechats, 40 Meadow Pipits, 20 Linnets, 15 Skylarks, Bullfinch - AJ/CMcK


27th:
  • Banstead Woods: 50 House Martins, Chiffchaff, Green Woodpecker, 2 Jays, Coal Tit, 3 Clouded Yellows, Painted Lady, Brown Hairstreak, 5 Brimstones, 2 Small Whites, Speckled Wood, Small Heath, 2 Small Coppers  - DJ
Clouded Yellow - DJ

Painted Lady - DJ

26th:
  • Canons Farm: 5 Stonechats at Reads Bottom, 10 Meadow Pipits, Speckled Wood, Small White, Comma - IGM
Stonechats - IGM

25th:
  • Canons Farm: Tree Pipit, 2 Golden Plovers south, Greylag, Grey Wagtail, 4 Sand Martins, 47 Canada Geese, Red Kite, 4 Mistle Thrushes, 10 Buzzards, 400 Stock Doves, 64 Skylarks, 100 Meadow Pipits, 14 Jays south, Cormorant, 6 House Martins, 24 Swallows, 4 Chiffchaffs, 8 Yellowhammers - SG
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Buzzards, Jay, Small Copper, 2 Brown Hairstreaks - DJ

24th:
  • Canons Farm: Barnacle Goose with Greylags and Canada Geese - GB; 2 Pheasants, 2 Meadow Pipits, 2 Common Darters, 2 Red Admirals, 3 Speckled Woods, Small Copper - IGM
 
Ivy Mining Bee - IGM



22nd
  • Canons Farm: Firecrest in Holly Wood - PGo. 2 Greylags and 33 Canada Geese in Doric Field, Whinchat and Stonechat at Horse Pasture, 75 Meadow Pipits in Doric Field, 15 Yellowhammers, 2 Chiffchaffs, Buzzard - IPW 
Whinchat - IPW

21st:
  • Canons Farm: 3 Willow Warblers, Red Kite, Sparrowhawk, 3 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap, Meadow Pipit - PGo

19th:
  • Canons Farm: Peregrine chased Feral Pigeons in Bog Field, Stonechat, 2 Black-headed Gulls, Buzzard, 120 Swallows, 28 House Martins, Chiffchaff, Speckled Wood - IPW

18th:
  • Canons Farm: Yellow Wagtail south, Buzzard, Common Gull, 2 Herring Gulls, 80 Stock Doves, 500 Woodpigeons, Green Woodpecker, Jay, 17 Jackdaws, 100 Carrion Crows, 17 Swallows, 2 Nuthatches, 18 Starlings, 4 Linnets, Yellowhammer - GB

17th
  • Canons Farm: Whinchat, 2 Stonechats, Peregrine, Kestrel, Grey Heron, 4 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, Yellowhammer - DCu

16th
  • Canons Farm: Whinchat with Stonechat still in Horse Pasture, 16 Canada Geese flew east, 20 Swallows, 12 House Martins, 6 Yellowhammers, Speckled Wood, Meadow Brown  - PGo 

15th
  • Canons Farm: Whinchat, Stonechat and Wheatear all in Owl Meadow; also 16 Meadow Pipits, 5 Buzzards, 2,000+ Woodpigeons, Swallow, Chiffchaff, Yellowhammer, Small Tortoiseshell, 6 Small Whites, Large White, Speckled Wood, Migrant Hawker, Southern Hawker - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Grey Heron flew north, 15 Meadow Pipits over, Mistle Thrush, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, 3 Black-headed Gulls south, Swallow, 33 House Martins, 5 Chiffchaffs, 4 Blackcaps, 5 Greenfinches, 7 Goldfinches, Brown Hairstreak in Hither Field, Meadow Brown, 11 Small Heaths, Common Blue, 4 Small Coppers, 3 Southern Hawkers - IPW

9th:
  • Canons Farm: Whinchat still at Reads Bottom, Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzards, 3 Swallows, 20 House Martins, 2 Yellowhammers - PGo

8th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Whinchats at Reads Bottom. Yellow Wagtail, 15 Sand Martins, 475 House Martins, 115 Swallows, 4 Meadow Pipits, Lesser Black-backed Gull and 14 Herring Gulls over; Grey Heron, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrels, Skylark, 3 Chiffchaffs, Treecreeper, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 7 Stock Doves, Pheasant, 3 Buzzards, Jay, Speckled Wood - RDW/DKC/PGo/IGM/DJ/LM et al
  • Banstead Woods: 230 House Martins through, 2 Swallows through, 7 Buzzards, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 5 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, 3 Treecreepers, Bullfinch, 2 Nuthatches, 2 Coal Tits, Green Woodpecker, 15 Herring Gulls, 2 Speckled Woods, Small Copper, Southern Hawker, Migrant Hawker - IPW/DKC/PGo/IGM/DJ/LM et al

Whinchats at Reads Bottom - DJ

Ivy Bee - DJ

Hornet - DJ

Whinchat at Reads Bottom DKC

7th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Ravens, Red Kite, Kestrel, 20 Linnets - LM
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 4 Swallows, 2 House Martins, 3 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, 5 Nuthatches, 10 Bullfinches, 3 Small Whites, 2 Speckled Woods, Meadow Brown, 14 Small Heaths, 2 Common Blues, Chalkhill Blue, Small Copper, 6 Brown Argus, Southern Hawker, Common Darter - PGo

6th:
  • Banstead Woods: 4 Bullfinches, 3 Chiffchaffs, 3 Jays - DKC/LM/PGo

4th:
  • Canons Farm: Yellow Wagtail flew over, 3 Chiffchaffs, 3 Swallows, Sparrowhawk, Blackcap, Whitethroat, 2 Rooks, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 2 Black-headed Gulls, 4 Herring Gulls, Pheasant, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Jay, 4 Yellowhammers, 4 Goldfinches, 3 Chaffinches - DKC/IGM
  • Banstead Woods: Stock Dove, 2 Green Woodpeckers, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Coal Tits, 3 Goldcrests, 3 Jays, 3 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap, 6 Nuthatches, 4 Treecreepers, Bullfinch, 4 Goldfinches - DKC/IGM
Common Toadflax in Hither Field - IGM

2nd:
  • Canons Farm: 3 Whinchats in Horse Pasture, Brown Hairstreak along Slangs - IGM
  • Banstead Woods: Raven, 3 Hobbies, Red Kite - all over Hither Field - DCu. 4 Buzzards, 2 Kestrels, Rook, Skylark, 3 Chiffchaffs, 5 Blackcaps, 2 Whitethroats, 2 Brown Hairstreaks at Harholt Plantation, 18 Brown Argus, 5 Small Coppers, 4 Chalkhill Blues, 10 Common Blues, 50 Small Heaths, Comma, 6 Meadow Browns, 11 Small Whites, 6 Large Whites, 8 Speckled Woods, 4 Southern Hawkers, 3 Migrant Hawkers - IPW
Brown Hairstreak at Harholt Plantation - IPW

August 2018

See Publications for details on how to get your hands on our brand new report for 2017!

31st:
  • Canons Farm: Whinchat around Horse Pasture, 3 Sand Martins, 2 Swifts, 3 Buzzards, Kestrel, 5 Coal Tits, 20 Swallows, 10 Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers, 6 Blackcaps, 4 Nuthatches, 4 Goldfinches, 9 Linnets, Small White, 3 Meadow Browns, Common Darter- PGo


27th:
  • Canons Farm: Wood Warbler at Round Meadow, 3 Spotted Flycatchers by Green Belt Field, 35 Willow Warblers, 2 Swifts, Garden Warbler in Round Meadow, 25 Chiffchaffs, 6 Blackcaps, 200 Swallows, 30 House Martins, 3 Sparrowhawks, Buzzard, Kestrel, 300 Woodpigeons, 2 Goldcrests, Coal Tit, 30 Blue Tits, 20 Great Tits, 18 Long-tailed Tits, 3 Nuthatches, 40 House Sparrows, 2 Goldfinches, Linnet, 2 juv Yellowhammers, Small White, 3 Speckled Woods, Meadow Brown - PGo. Brown Hairstreak at north end of Broadfield - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: 3 Spotted Flycatchers at Harholt Plantation (PGo), Sparrowhawk, 5 Swallows, 4 Buzzards, Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcaps, 5 Chiffchaffs, 4 Nuthatches, 6 Bullfinches, 33 Goldfinches, Small White, Speckled Wood, 2 Meadow Browns, 7 Small Heaths, 5 Common Blues, 5 Brown Argus, Migrant Hawker. Common Frog at Fames Rough - IPW

Spotted Flycatcher at Green Belt Field IPW

Common Frog at Fames Rough - IPW

Brown Argus at Fames Rough - IPW


26th:
  • Canons Farm: Marsh Harrier flew over at 10:47, 3 Cormorants flew north at 08:50, Buzzard, Collared Dove, 19 Swallows, 6 House Martins, 2 Chiffchaffs, 3 Blackcaps, Whitethroat, Speckled Wood - IPW. Whinchat still in Poultry Field - IJ

25th
  • Canons Farm: 60+ Swallows over Poultry Field - IGM
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Buzzards, 2 Swallows, 3 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Chiffchaffs, 3 Nuthatches, Greenfinch, 2 Bullfinches, Brown Hairstreak, 9 Small Whites, 2 Large Whites, 4 Speckled Woods, 7 Meadow Browns, 6 Small Heaths, 8 Common Blues, 5 Chalkhill Blues, 4 Brown Argus, Common Darter - DJ

24th:
  • Canons Farm: Whinchat still in Poultry Field, 8 Canada Geese - GB. 2+ Sand Martins, 2 Swallows, House Martin - IGM

23rd:
  • Canons Farm: Whinchat in Poultry Field - SG. 16 Canada Geese in Broadfield, Kestrel - GB
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 2 Stock Doves - DJ
Whinchat in Poultry Field SG

22nd:
  • Banstead Woods: Grey Heron, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, 2 Stock Doves, 4 Rose-ringed Parakeets, Tawny Owl, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 13 Magpies, 25 Swallows, 4 Chiffchaffs, Whitethroat, 4 Nuthatches - IP
Large Skipper in Hither Field IPW

21st:
  • Banstead Woods: Spotted Flycatcher in The Knoll - GH. 2 Buzzards, Rose-ringed Parakeet, 2 Goldcrests, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 3 Chiffchaffs, Small White, Meadow Brown - DJ
 
20th:
  • Canons Farm: 3 Buzzards, male Kestrel, Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Coal Tit, 30 Swallows south, 10 House Martins south, 2 Chiffchaffs, 7 Blackcaps, 4 Whitethroats, Nuthatch, 4 Yellowhammers, female Brown Hairstreak at Round Meadow, Green-veined White, 10 Small Whites, 2 Large Whites, 10 Meadow Browns, 2 Common Blues, 6 Holly Blues - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: 3 Buzzards, 3 Green Woodpeckers, 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Blackcap, 2 Nuthatches, 2 Bullfinches, 8 Small Heaths, 20 Common Blues, Small Copper, 12 Brown Argus - PGo

19th:
  • Banstead Woods: Grey Heron flew over, juv Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzards, juv Kestrel, 6 Green Woodpeckers, 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 5 Swallows flew south, 9 Chiffchaffs, 6 Blackcaps, Painted Lady, Speckled Wood, 13Meadow Browns, 3 Small Heaths, 4 Common Blues, 3 Chalkhill Blues, 3 Brown Argus, Migrant Hawker - IPW
male Chalkhill Blue at Stagbury Field IPW

17th:
  • Canons Farm: Wheatear at Reads Bottom - IGM. Buzzard - IP
  • Banstead Woods: 7 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap, 2 Yellowhammers, Green-veined White, 10 Meadow Browns, 2 Small heaths, 14 Common Blues, 12 Chalkhill Blues, 4 Purple Hairstreaks - PGo
Wheatear at Reads Bottom IGM

14th:
  • Banstead Woods: 5 Sparrowhawks above Fames Rough and food-passing - GH

13th:
  • Canons Farm: Little Owl, 200 Woodpigeons, 2 Buzzards, 2 Stock Doves, 6 Swifts, 60 Carrion Crows, 40 Linnets in Broadfield, Yellowhammer singing, male Pheasant - IP/IGM/LM
  • Banstead Woods: Swift, Green Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaffs, Rose-ringed Parakeet [all around new reservoir] - IP 

Little Owl at CF IGM
12th:
  • Banstead Woods: Grey Heron flew east, 2 juv Sparrowhawks, 5 Buzzards, 4 Green Woodpeckers, 11 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap, 8 Nuthatches, 2 Treecreepers, 32 Goldfinches, Dingy Skipper, 24 Meadow Browns, Gatekeeper, 2 Small Heaths, 50 Common Blues, 12 Chalkhill Blues, Small Copper, 4 Brown Argus, 2 Brown Hairstreaks (1 Harholt, 1 in woods), 2 Southern Hawkers, 2 Migrant Hawkers - IPW
Dingy Skipper at Fames Rough IPW

11th:
  • Canons Farm: Wheatear in Doric Field - IGM/PGo
 
Wheatear in Doric Field IGM


10th:
  • Canons Farm: 50 Swifts south, 40 Swallows, 6 House Martins, Tawny Owl in barn, Whitethroat, 2 Bullfinches, 2 Yellowhammers, Skylark, 4 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Kestrel, 4 Buzzards, 6 Linnets - SG/IP/PGo


9th:
  • Canons Farm: Grey Heron, 2 Swifts, Little Owl, 3 Buzzards, male Sparrowhawk, male Pheasant, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Jay, Swallow, 4 Whitethroats, Nuthatch, 2 Yellowhammers, Holly Blue, Gatekeeper, 3 Speckled Woods, Red Admiral, 4 Large Whites, Small Tortoiseshell, 6 Meadow Browns - GB

5th:
  • Canons Farm: Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 2 Yellowhammer, Large White, 3 Commas, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, 8 Holly Blues - IPW

4th:
  • Canons Farm: Red Kite flew high NW - IPW. Buzzard, Goldcrest, Chiffchaff, 4 Whitethroats, Nuthatch, 40 House Sparrows, 12 Linnets, 2 Yellowhammers, 4 Small Whites, 3 Green-veined Whites, 2 Large Whites, 3 Commas, Red Admiral, 4 Speckled Woods, 30 Meadow Browns, 10 Gatekeepers, 40 Common Blues, 5 Holly Blues, Brown Argus - PGo 
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Sparrowhawks, 2 Buzzards, 3 Kestrels, 3 Swallows, Greenfinch, 35 Goldfinches, 3 Bullfinches, Brown Hairstreak in Holly Lane Meadow, 3 Purple Hairstreaks, Painted Lady in Hither Field, 45 Chalkhill Blues, 2 Small Coppers, 11 Brown Argus, 3 Silver-washed Fritillaries, Red Admiral, 5 Speckled Woods, 180 Meadow Browns, 10 Gatekeepers, 9 Small Heaths, 4 Holly Blues, Brimstone, 2 Green-veined Whites, 7 Small Whites, 4 Large Whites, 2 Southern Hawkers, Ruddy Darter, 4 Southern Hawkers, Common Darter - IPW/PGo
IPW

3rd:
  • Canons Farm: Wheatear at Reads Bottom, 2 Yellowhammers, Buzzard, Whitethroat, Green Woodpecker, Linnet - DKC/DBZ

Wheatear at Reads Bottom DKC

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30th:
  • Canons Farm: 4 Sand Martins flew over, Willow Warbler by Reads Rest Cottages, 190+ Swifts, Pheasant, 4 Yellowhammers, 2 Skylarks, Coal Tit, Chiffchaff, Little Owl, 2 Nuthatches, 20 Starlings, 5 Goldfinches, 33 Linnets, 2 Buzzards, 3 Whitethroats, 50 Herring Gulls, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers - IP/GB
  • Banstead Woods: Garden Warbler singing at Park Farm, juvenile Pied Wagtail by new reservoir, 4 Swifts, 2 Stock Doves, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 5 Nuthatches, Song Thrush, 8 Goldfinches - IP

28th:
  • Banstead Woods (Butterfly Tour): 2 Green Woodpeckers, Whitethroat, Purple Hairstreak, 5 Silver-washed Fritillaries, Holly Blue, 25 Common Blues, 30 Chalkhill Blues, 12 Brown Argus, 2 Small Coppers, Small Heath, 14 Gatekeepers, 30 Meadow Browns, 3 Speckled Woods, Comma, 2 Large Whites, 3 Small Whites, Green-veined White, 2 Southern Hawkers - PGo et al
Common Carder Bee on Spear Thistle - IGM


24th:
  • Canons Farm: juvenile Cuckoo flew over - GB

21st:
  • Canons Farm: Kestrel, Green Woodpecker, Blackcap, 6 Goldfinches, Purple Hairstreak on south side of Pages Acre, Holly Blue - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: Mistle Thrush singing at Parsons Land, Swift. 60 Chalkhill Blues, 2 Dark Green Fritillaries, 4 Silver-washed Fritillaries, 4 Brown Argus, Holly Blue, Peacock, Red Admiral, 4 Commas, Green-veined White, 4 Marbled Whites, 2 Brimstones; also Speckled Woods, Meadow Browns, Gatekeepers, Ringlets, Small Heaths, Common Blues, Small Whites, Large Whites and Small/Essex Skippers. Southern Hawker at Piddly Pond - IPW
Silver-washed Fritillary at Fames Rough - IPW

19th:
  • Banstead Woods: male Kestrel, 3 Swifts, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Goldfinch, White Admiral in The Knoll (AK), Silver-washed Fritillary, 12 Chalkhill Blues, Small copper, 2 Common Blues, 4 Gatekeepers, 8 Meadow Browns, Red Admiral, Comma, 3 Small Whites, Brimstone - DJ/AK

17th:
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 2 Gatekeepers, 3 Meadow Browns - DJ

15th:
  • Banstead Woods: 4 White-letter Hairstreaks just west of orchard, 3 Silver-washed Fritillaries, Brown Argus, 6 Holly Blues, 3 Commas, Red Admiral, 6 Southern Hawkers - IPW
White-letter Hairstreak just west of orchard - IPW

14th:

  • Canons Farm: Coal Tit, Essex Skipper, Brimstone, 2 Green-veined Whites, 15 Small Whites, 10 Large Whites, Comma, Peacock, 16 Meadow Browns, 8 Gatekeepers, 4 Ringlets, 3 Common Blues, Brown Argus - PGo. Purple Hairstreak on east side of Ruffett Wood - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: male Purple Emperor by Piddly Pond at 12:30, 2 Silver-washed Fritillaries, 7 Dark Green Fritillaries, Small Heath, 2 Holly Blues, Small Copper; also Small Whites, Speckled Woods, Meadow Browns, Gatekeepers. Piddly Pond had Large Red Damselfly, 3 Southern Hawkers, 2 Common Darters - IPW

13th:
  • Canons Farm: Buzzard, 200 Woodpigeons, 2 Swallows, Blackcap, 3 Whitethroats, 30 Starlings, Song Thrush, 4 Goldfinches, 2 Yellowhammers, Marbled White, Green-veined White, 10 Small Whites, 4 Large Whites, Speckled Wood, 20 Meadow Browns, 8 Gatekeepers, 6 Ringlets, Holly Blue - PGo


8th:
  • Banstead Woods: Purple Emperor in flight west of Harholt Plantation late afternoon, 9 White-letter Hairstreaks just west of orchard, Large Red Damselfly at Piddly Pond, 4 Southern Hawkers at Piddly Pond - IPW


White-letter Hairstreak at Banstead Woods IPW

7th:
  • Canons Farm: Buzzard, 2 Blackcaps, Whitethroat, 2 Essex Skippers, 12 Marbled Whites, Green-veined White, 16 Small Whites, 20 Large Whites, 2 Commas, Red Admiral, 25 Meadow Browns, 4 Gatekeepers, 10 Ringlets - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: Coal Tit, 6 Blackcaps, Whitethroat, 4 Nuthatches, 2 Dark Green Fritillaries at Fames Rough, 6 Silver-washed Fritillaries, 6 Small/Essex Skippers, 2 Brimstones, 50 Marbled Whites, 20 Small Whites, 20 Large Whites, Comma, Speckled Wood, 80 Meadow Browns, 6 Gatekeepers, 3 Small Heaths - PGo

6th:
  • Canons Farm: 6 Swifts, 2 Blackcaps, 3 Whitethroats, 6 Linnets, 3 singing Yellowhammers, 4 Small/Essex Skippers, Green-veined White, 15 Small Whites, 15 Large Whites, Comma, 3 Small Tortoiseshells, Peacock, Speckled Wood, 30 Meadow Browns, 16 Gatekeepers, 20 Ringlets, Holly Blue, Southern Hawker - PGo

5th:
  • Banstead Woods: 3 White-letter Hairstreaks just west of orchard, Silver-washed Fritillary, 3 Brimstones, 2 Marbled Whites, Red Admiral, 2 Ringlets, 2 Meadow Browns - DJ


3rd:
  • Banstead Woods:  Chiffchaff, 3 White-letter Hairstreaks just west of orchard, 3 Ringlets, 5 Meadow Browns, Comma, Marbled White, imm male Ruddy Darter - DJ 

White-letter Hairstreak at Banstead Woods DJ

imm male Ruddy Darter at Banstead Woods DJ

Comma at Canons Farm - IGM
Marbled White at Canons Farm - IGM
Six-spot Burnets at Canons Farm - IGM
2nd:
Banstead Woods: Purple Emperor, White-letter Hairstreak, Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary - SG


1st:
Banstead Woods: 3 Lapwings flew north at 09:20, 2 Whitethroats, 8 Blackcaps, 2 Chiffchaffs, 2 Goldfinches, Buzzard, 5 Herring Gulls, Goldcrest singing White-letter Hairstreak just west of orchard, Small Heath, c100 Meadow Browns, c30 Ringlets, 2 Large Whites, 5 Small Whites, 2 Commas, 3 Large Skippers, 5 Small/Essex Skippers, c40 Marbled Whites, Emperor - PGo