November 2019

10th:
  • Canons Farm: Buzzard, Kestrel, 4 Little Owls calling around Lunch Wood, 3 Green Woodpeckers, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 100+ Jackdaws, 2 Rooks, 100+ Carrion Crows, 30 Starlings, 20 Fieldfares, 4 Redwings, 20 Linnets, 2 Yellowhammers - PGo

9th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Ravens over L&G, 6 Siskins and 2 Fieldfares at Slangs, Sparrowhawk, 6 Yellowhammers, 100 Linnets, 2 Meadow Pipits - IGM. Kestrel, 8 Rooks, 10 Fieldfares, 3 Bullfinches - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Blackcap in The Knoll, Woodcock flew from Harholt Plantation, Red Kite flew NW over Fames Rough at 12.46pm, Buzzard, 11 Fieldfares, 4 Mistle Thrushes in Hither Field - IPW. Redpoll, 4 Fieldfares, 2 Black-headed Gulls, 23 Herring Gulls, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 3 Jays, 4 Goldcrests, 3 Nuthatches, 47 Redwings, 2 Song Thrushes (1 singing), Mistle Thrush, 2 Chaffinches, 4 Bullfinches, 2 Greenfinches, 2 Goldfinches - DCu/DKC

8th:
  • Canons Farm: Short-eared Owl flew south - RDW

5th:
  • Canons Farm: Sparrowhawk, 6 Stock Doves, Goldcrest, 11 Skylarks, 2 Nuthatches, 60 Starlings, 34 Fieldfares, 10 Chaffinches, 8 Greenfinches, 14 Goldfinches, 3 Siskins, c100 Linnets, 7 Bullfinches - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: Grey Heron - DJ

4th:
  • Canons Farm: 20 Canada Geese - SSu
  • Canons Farm/Banstead Woods: 19 Canada Geese, 2 Herring Gulls, 20 Feral Pigeons, 50 Woodpigeons, 2 Rose-ringed Parakeets, Tawny Owl near Harholt Plantation, Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 6 Jays, 3 Jackdaws, 50 Carrion Crows, 22 Skylarks, 3 Nuthatches, 17 Fieldfares, 5 Redwings, 4 Robins, 2 Stonechats at Reads Bottom, 50 House Sparrows, Pied Wagtail, 5 Goldfinches, 2 Bullfinches, Yellowhammer, Peacock - GB 

3rd:
  • Canons Farm: 5 Fieldfares, 83 Starlings - MT
Fieldfare (MT)

Jackdaws (MT)

Starlings (MT)
 
2nd:
  • Banstead Woods: MOORHEN again at new lagoon, Woodcock at Holly Lane Meadow, Buzzard, 3 Mistle Thrushes, 3 Meadow Pipits, Collared Dove flew north, Kestrel, 28 Rose-ringed Parakeets, Rook, 74 Redwings - IPW

1st:
  • Canons Farm: 3 EGYPTIAN GEESE flew low west, female Stonechat - SG

October 2019

31st:
  • Canons Farm/Banstead Woods: 21 Meadow Pipits, 17 Fieldfares, 60 Linnets, 3 Jays, Buzzard, 45 Carrion Crows, 12 Skylarks, 2 Yellowhammers, 32 Woodpeckers, 62 Feral Pigeons, 90 Starlings, Kestrel - KG

28th:
  • Canons Farm: 20 Canada Geese, 40 Fieldfares, 20 Stock Doves, Stonechat, 200 Feral Pigeons, 200 Woodpigeons - IGM

27th:
  • Canons Farm: Kestrel, 6 Long-tailed Tits, Chiffchaff, Nuthatch, Stonechat, Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, 4 Yellowhammers, Speckled Wood - PGo

26th:
  • Canons Farm: 21 Canada Geese in Broadfield East, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, 4 Rooks, 30 Redwings, fem Stonechat in Reads Bottom - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: 3 Pheasants behind caravan site - IPW

25th:
  • Canons Farm/Banstead Woods: 18 Canada Geese, 17 Fieldfares, 5 Long-tailed Tits, 10 Robins, 75 Linnets, 10 Blue Tits, 9 Great Tits, 3 Rose-ringed Parakeets, 5 Jays, 3 Nuthatches, 9 Magpies, 55 Chaffinches, 10 Goldfinches, 10 Greenfinches, 4 Blackbirds, 2 Buzzards, 48 Carrion Crows, 12 Skylarks, 8 Yellowhammers, 4 Goldcrests, 46 Woodpigeons, 25 Feral Pigeons, 55 Strlings, 8 Stock Doves, 40 Jackdaws, 3 Green Woodpeckers, 6 Herring Gulls, Meadow Pipit, Treecreeper - KG
Fieldfare (KG)


Canada Geese (KG)
23rd:
  • Canons Farm: 10 Canada Goose, 20 Stock Doves, 30 Woodpigeons, 9 Rose-ringed Parakeets, 15 Magpies, 8 Jays, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 30 Starlings, 30 possible Bramblings, 6 Yellowhammers - AMG
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22nd:
  • Canons Farm: 75 Linnets, 25 Fieldfares - IGM

20th:
  • Canons Farm: 17 Canada Geese in Broadfield West - MT

Canada Geese (MT)



18th:
  • Canons Farm: Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, 2 Kestrels, 2 Coal Tits, 7 Skylarks, 14 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Chiffchaffs, Stonechat, Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, 30 Linnets, 6 Yellowhammers - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Buzzards, Tawny Owl hooting briefly near Piddly Pond c3.18pm, fem Stonechat in Hither Field, 2 Southern Hawkers - IPW

17th:
  • Banstead Woods: MOORHEN still on new lagoon by Holly Lane car park tho elusive - DJ

16th:
  • Banstead Woods: MOORHEN on new lagoon by Holly Lane car park - GH

15th:
  • Canons Farm: 4 Stonechats at Reads Bottom - IGM

13th:
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Goldcrets, Skylark, 3 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Nuthatches, Stonechat in Hither Field - PGo

12th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Stonechats, Red Admiral - IPW. Hobby south, 2 Herring Gulls, Green Woodpecker, 15 Magpies, 6 Jays, 29 Skylarks, Meadow Pipit, 3 Chaffinches, 130 Linnets, Yellowhammer - AD

9th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Stonechats - IGM

8th:
  • Canons Farm: Hobby, 2 Sand Martins, 50 House Martins, 20 Swallows - SG

7th:
  • Canons Farm: Redstart, Hobby, Peregrine, 2 Little Owls, 5 Stonechats, 60 Song Thrushes - SG
Pale Tussock caterpillar at Perrotts by Wood (IGM)

6th:
  • Canons Farm: Hobby, 3 House Martins, 5 Meadow Pipits, Fieldfare, 2 migrant Blackbirds, 24 Song Thrushes, 373 Redwings, Jay, 15 Chaffinches - SG
  • Banstead Woods: Little Egret flew west over Holly Lane Meadow at 8.26am, 2 Buzzards, Skylark flew west, 7 Redwings, 5 Meadow Pipits - IPW
Little Egret over Banstead Woods (IPW)

5th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Fieldfares, Hobby, 229 House Martins, 12 Swallows, 30 Skylarks, 20 Meadow Pipits, 201 Redwings, Stonechat, 6 Chiffchaffs, 25 Jays, 350 Linnets, 120 Chaffinches - SG. Sparrowhawk, Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gulls, 5 Stock Doves, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 5 Jays, 3 Swallows, 3 Chiffchaffs, 2 Stonechats in Tart's Field, 8 Meadow Pipits, 110 Linnets, 2 Yellowhammers - AD. 2 Meadow Pipits, 6 Stonechats, 150 Linnets, 20 Chaffinches - IGM

2nd:
  • Canons Farm: Raven, Red Kite, 2 Hobbies, 12 Buzzards, 15 Skylarks, 4 Stonechats, 200 Linnets, 8 Yellowhammers - SG. 2 Swallows - IGM
 1st:
  • Banstead Woods: 5 Rose-ringed Parakeets, 4 Swallows, 25 House Martins, 4 Long-tailed Tits, Chiffchaff - DJ

September 2019

30th:
  • Canons Farm: Peregrine, 3 Hobbies, 3,000 Woodpigeons, 20 House Martins, 12 Skylarks, 15 Meadow Pipits, 8 Jays south, 84 Chaffinches, 300 Linnets - SG. 3 Stonechats at Reads Bottom - MHu

28th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, 200 Woodpigeons, 4 Chiffchaffs, 2 Nuthatches, 4 Yellowhammers (1 juv), Reed Bunting, Red Admiral, Speckled Wood. Cormorant flew NW, 5 Rooks, 20 Skylarks, 5 Swallows, 7 House Martins, 3 Stonechats, 3 Meadow Pipits, 160 Linnets, Southern Hawker - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Sparrowhawk, 3 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Treecreepers, Bullfinch, Brown Hairstreak at Coneyboro Hill, 2 Common Darters at Piddly Pond - IPW


26th:
  • Banstead Woods: 3 Stock Doves, 3 Rose-ringed Parakeets, 10 Jays, 2 Goldcrests, Swallow, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 3 CHiffchaffs, Mistle Thrush - IP


25th:
  • Banstead Woods: 18 Canada Geese flew over east side - IJ. 250 House Martins thru Hither Field - SS

23rd:
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 2 Stock Doves, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Magpies, 4 Jays, 7 Jackdaws, Chiffchaff, Nuthatch - IP

22nd:
  • Canons Farm: 200 House Martins SW, 20 Swallows SW, 6 Chiffchaffs, Reed Bunting - SG

20th:
  • Canons Farm: Hobby, Clouded Yellow - SG. Kestrel, Goldcrest, 3 Skylarks, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 8 Chiffchaffs, Willow Warbler, Whitethroat, Nuthatch, Whinchat, 7 Stonechats, 80 Linnets, 4 Yellowhammers, Reed Bunting, 2 Small Whites, Comma, Small Heath - PGo

19th:
  • Canons Farm: Hobby, 22 Skylarks, 20 Meadow Pipits, 6 Stonechats, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 3 Reed Buntings, 10 Yellowhammers - SG

17th
  • Canons Farm: 4 Skylarks, 40 Meadow Pipits, 3 Stonechats, Whitethroat, 2 Blackcaps, 15 Chiffchaffs, 8 Rooks, 100 Linnets, 6 Yellowhammers, Reed Bunting - SG
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Rose-ringed Parakeets, Jay, 5 Jackdaws, Blackcap, 2 Coal Tits, 2 Mistle Thrushes, 2 Dunnocks, 4 Goldfinches, 2 Small Whites, Small Heath - DJ

16th:
  • Canons Farm: 3 Stonechats, 2 Whitethroats, Lesser Whitethroat, 14 Chiffchaffs - SG

15th:
  • Canons Farm: Green Woodpecker, 12 Swallows, Long-tailed Tit, 15 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap, Whitethroat, 20 House Sparrows, Pied Wagtails, 3 Linnets, Yellowhammer, 4 Small Whites, 3 Small Heaths - PGo. Stonechat, 35 Chiffchaffs - SG

14th:
  • Canons Farm: Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzards, 2 Houe Martins, Wheatear - IPW. Hobby, Lesser Whitethroat - SG

12th:
  • Canons Farm: 3 Buzzards, 2 Herring Gulls, 2 Stock Doves, 77 Woodpigeons, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 2 Rose-ringed Parakeets, Jay, 23 Jackdaws, 35 Carrion Crows, 14 Blue Tits, 3 Great Tits, 88 Swallows, 46 House Martins, Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaffs, Whitethroat, 5 Wrens, Nuthatch, 3 Starlings, Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Robins, 17 House Sparrows, 3 Dunnocks, 4 Meadow Pipits, 17 Chaffinches, Greenfinch, 45 Linnets, 4 Yellowhammers, Reed Bunting - KG. Swift, 50 Swallows, Yellow Wagtail, 3 Wheatears, 3 Whinchats, 10 Chiffchaffs, Reed Bunting - SG
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 2 Hobbies, 2 Rose-ringed Parakeets, Jay, 2 Chiffchaffs, Spotted Flycatcher - DJ
 
Swallows (KG)


Reed Bunting (KG)

Spotted Flycatcher (KG)


7th:
  • Canons Farm: Hobby, Yellow Wagtail, Swift, Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzards, 80 Linnets, 2 Kestrels, 35 Swallows, House Martin, 4 Yellowhammers, Meadow Pipit, 3 Chiffchaffs, Stock Dove, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Herring Gull, 3 Green Woodpeckers, 4 Goldfinches - DKC/PGo et al. Swift, 4 Rooks, 100 Swallows, House Martin, Willow Warbler, 3 Blackcaps, Whitethroat, Yellow Wagtail, 20 Meadow Pipit, Greenfinch, 4 Small Whites, Red Admiral, 2 Common Blues - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Bullfinch, Treecreeper, 3 Goldcrests, Coal Tit, 3 Chiffchaffs, 3 Nuthatches, 2 Jays, 6 Linnets - DKC/PGo et al

6th:
  • Canons Farm: Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 3 Green Woodpeckers, 8 Chiffchaffs, 3 Willow Warblers, 4 Blackcaps, 2 Garden Warblers, 6 Whitethroats, Nuthatch, Wheatear at Reads Bottom, Linnet, Yellowhammer, Brimstone, Green-veined White, 20 Small Whites, Large White, Comma, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell, 10 Meadow Browns, Gatekeeper, 2 Common Blues, Holly Blue, 6 Brown Argus, Southern Hawker - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 5 Swallows flew south, 8 Goldfinches - DJ


1st:
  • Canons Farm: male Redstart by Reads Rest Cottages, 8 Buzzards, 120 Swifts, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 4 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Goldcrest, 30 Swallows, 3 House Martins, Long-tailed Tit, 10 Chiffchaffs, Whitethroat, 2 Nuthatches, 14 Small Whites, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, 6 Speckled Woods, 2 Meadow Browns, Brown Argus, Migrant Hawker - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: drake Mallard on Piddly Pond, Buzzard, Rook, 6 Chiffchaffs, Willow Warbler, 3 Blackcaps, 3 Bullfinches, Painted Lady, 6 Red Admirals, male Chalkhill Blue in Stagbury Field, 2 Brown Hairstreaks, 2 Southern Hawkers, 2 Common Darters - IPW
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Common Darter at Holly Lane Meadow (IPW)

eclipse drake Mallard  on Piddly Pond (IPW)

August 2019

31st:
  • Canons Farm: 3 Reed Buntings still at Ballards Field/Canons Farmhouse, Tree Pipit, Lesser Whitethroat, Hobby, 12 Swifts, 8 Chiffchaffs, 8 Whitethroats, Blackcap, 25 Linnets, 4 Yellowhammers, 6 Swallows, Skylark, Buzzard, 6 Chaffinches - DCu. 40 Swifts, 25 Swallows, 2 Meadow Pipits - IGM


30th:
  • Canons Farm: Sparrowhawk calling in Ruffett Wood, 3 Buzzards, Kestrel, 40 Swifts flew west, 13 House Martins, Willow Warbler near Reads Rest Cottages, Painted Lady, Red Admiral - IPW

29th:
  • Canons Farm: Redstart, 4 Whinchats, 12 Chiffchaffs, 7 Whitethroats, 3 Blackcaps, 5 Yellowhammers - SG. Wheatear on green barn, Willow Warbler, Kestrel, 2 Green Woodpeckers, 3 Goldcrests, 3 Coal Tits, 10 Long-tailed Tits, 3 Chiffchaffs, 3 Blackcaps, 3 Whitethroats, 2 Nuthatches, 25 House Sparrows at Reads Rest Cottages, 30 Linnets, 8 Small Whites, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, Speckled Wood, 3 Meadow Browns, Small Heath - PGo

28th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Whinchats and Lesser Whitethroat near green barn, Buzzard, Kestrel, 2 Chiffchaffs, 2 Whitethroats, Yellowhammer - PGo

27th:
  • Canons Farm: Buzzard, Kestrel, 2 Chiffchaffs, 3 Whitethroats, Nuthatch, Meadow Pipit, 10 Linnets, 2 Yellowhammers, 2 Small Whites, 3 Speckled Woods, Meadow Brown - PGo

26th:
  • Canons Farm: Cormorant, Buzzard, Kestrel, Little Owl, 3 Green Woodpeckers, 5 Chiffchaffs, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, 12 Whitethroats, 3 Linnets, 2 Yellowhammers, Meadow Brown- PGo. 6 Stock Doves, 2 Nuthatches, 10 Small Whites, 4 Large Whites, 4 Speckled Woods, 2 Small Heaths, Holly Blue, Migrant Hawker, Common Darter, Elephant Hawkmoth caterpillar - IPW
 
Elephant Hawkmoth caterpillar (IPW)


25th:
  • Canons Farm: Reed Bunting in Ballards/Doric Fields, Wheatear at Infront George West, 2 Migrant Hawkers IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Brown Hairstreak - IPW
Reed Bunting (IPW)
 
Brown Hairsteak (IPW)



23rd:
  • Canons Farm: Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 3 Green Woodpeckers, 8 Chiffchaffs, 3 Willow Warblers, 4 Blackcaps, 2 Garden Warblers, 6 Whitethroats, Nuthatch, Wheatear at Reads Bottom, Linnet, Yellowhammer, Brimstone, Green-veined White, 20 Small Whites, Large White, Comma, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell, 10 Meadow Browns, Gatekeeper, 2 Common Blues, Holly Blue, 6 Brown Argus, Southern Hawker - PGo

22nd:
  • Canons Farm: Wheatear at Reads Bottom - SG
  • Banstead Woods: Jay, 10 Goldfinches, Small White, 4 Meadow Browns, 3 Azure Damselflies, 2 Emperors, 3 Common Darters, male Brown Hawker - DJ/wccv

21st:
  • Canons Farm: Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler and 3 Reed Buntings at Watchpoint, Garden Warbler, 4 Yellow Wagtails flew south, 4 Willow Warblers, Hobby, 10 Swifts, 9 Yellowhammers, 12 Chiffchaffs, 14 Whitethroats, 8 Blackcaps, 7 Swallows, 3 Buzzards, 5 House Martins,  - SG. Wheatear at Reads Bottom, Clouded Yellow - GB
Sedge Warbler (SG)
Kestrel (SG)
20th:
  • Banstead Woods: 12 Buzzards, Chiffchaff, Small White - DJ/wccv

 
17th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Buzzards, 20 Swifts, 2 Sand Martins flew SW over Horse Pasture at 9.40am, 2 Swallows, 26 House Martins flew west, 6 Chiffchaffs, Willow Warbler near Reads Bottom, 3 Blackcaps, 3 Whitethroats, 12 Goldfinches, 4 Linnets, 4 Yellowhammers, Emperor - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: 3 Buzzards, Willow Warbler in Harholt Plantation, 3 Blackcaps, Bullfinch, Small Tortoiseshell, 2 Brown Argus, Brown Hairstreak near Fames Rough, Southern Hawker, 2 Migrant Hawkers, 3 Emperors - IPW
Small Tortoiseshell at Fames Rough (IPW)


16th:
  • Canons Farm: Cormorant flew over, 15 Swifts, 40 Swallows south, 25 House Martins south, 7 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, Whitethroat, 2 Nuthatches, Green-veined White, Meadow Brown, 6 Gatekeepers, Brown Argus, Common Darter - PGo

15th:
  • Canons Farm: Chiffchaff, 8 Small Whites, 10 Meadow Browns, 15 Gatekeepers, 4 Common Blues, Holly Blue, 6 Brown Argus - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: Grey Wagtail on new pond, 2 Small Whites, 2 Meadow Browns, 2 Gatekeepers, 3 Chalkhill Blues - D

11th:
  • Canons Farm: 650 Swifts thru, 350 Swallows thru, 6 House Martins, Hobby, Sparrowhawk, 6 Yellowhammers - RDW

9th:
  • Canons Farm: Sparrowhawk, 20 Swifts, 3 Essex Skippers, Green-veined White, 2 Small Whites, Comma, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, Peacock, 2 Speckled Woods, 10 Meadow Browns, 10 Gatekeepers, 8 Common Blues, 2 Holly Blues, 2 Small Coppers, 3 Brown Argus, Southern Hawker - PGo

8th:
  • Canons Farm: Hobby, 60 Swifts, Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 50 Carrion Crows, 30 Swallows, 10 House Martins, 3 Long-tailed Tits, 4 Chiffchaffs, 3 Blackcaps, 4 Whitethroats, 30 House Sparrows, Linnet, Essex Skipper, Green-veined White, 2 Small Whites, 2 Speckled Woods, Meadow Brown, 5 Gatekeepers, Common Blue, Holly Blue - PGo

4th:
  • Canons Farm: juv Sparrowhawk in Pages Acre, 4 Chiffchaffs, 4 Whitethroats (adult with 3 juvs), Brimstone, 3 Small Whites, Painted Lady, Speckled Wood, 4 Gatekeepers, Ringlet, Southern Hawker - PGo

3rd:
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Buzzards (1 juv), Dark Green Fritillary in Fames Rough, Emperor at Hither Field - IPW
  • Canons Farm: 3 Chiffchaffs, Marbled White, Comma, Peacock - PGo

2nd:
  • Canons Farm: 10 Goldfinches, 3 Linnets, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, 2 Purple Hairstreaks - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Goldcrests, Essex Skipper, Purple Hairstreak, Emperor - PGo

July 2019

28th:
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Green Woodpeckers, 4 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Rook, 5 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, 4 Whitethroats, 4 Nuthatches, 2 Song Thrushes, 6 Goldfinches, 3 Bullfinches (1+juv), Small Skipper, 9 Marbled Whites, Silver-washed Fritillary, 3 Speckled Woods, 30 Meadow Browns, 30 Gatekeepers, Common Blue, Purple Hairstreak in Harholt - PGo. 2 Brimstones, 3 Green-veined Whites, 3 Small Whites, 4 Large Whites, 7 Peacocks, male Purple Emperor (TQ265582), 3 Silver-washed Fritillaries in single Buddleia, 41 Chalkhill Blues, 2 White-letter Hairstreaks near orchard, Southern Hawker, Roesel's Bush Cricket in Stagbury Field - IPW
Roesel's Bush Cricket in Stagbury Field (IPW)

26th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Pheasants, fem Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 17 Swifts, 2 Green Woodpeckers, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Swallows, Chiffchaff, 12 Whitethroats, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, 2 Peacocks, Speckled Wood, Holly Blue - IPW. Buzzard, c50 Woodpigeons, Long-tailed Tit, 2 Yellowhammers, Essex Skipper, Small Skipper, 6 Small Whites, 3 Large Whites, 20+Meadow Browns, 30+Gatekeepers, 6+Ringlets, Emperor - PGo

21st:
  • Banstead Woods: Great Black-backed Gull flew west over Hither Field at 4.44pm, Kestrel, 10 Swifts, Swallow, 2 Blackcaps. Buzzard, 4 Green Woodpeckers (1 juv), flock of 20+Blue Tits, 6 Chiffchaffs, 2 Peacocks, Emperor over Barn Field - IPW. 4 Nuthatches, Essex Skipper, Small Skipper, 16 Marbled Whites, 2 Small Whites, 3 Large Whites, 3 Dark Green Fritillaries, 20 Meadow Browns, 20 Gatekeepers, 10 Ringlets, 3 Small Heaths, 9 Chalkhill Blues, Southern Hawker - PGo

14th:
  • Canons Farm: Whitethroat, Linnet, Yellowhammer, Purple Hairstreak on edge of Pages Acre, Essex Skipper, 8 Marbled Whites, 2 Small Whites, Large White, 2 Small Tortoiseshells, 20 Meadow Browns, 5 Gatekeepers, 10 Ringlets - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 3 Swallows, 2 Greenfinches, Large Skipper, Peacock, 2 Silver-washed Fritillaries, 3 Dark Green Fritillaries, Chalkhill Blue in Stagbury Field, Southern Hawker near Scouts, Emperor in Holly Lane Meadow - IPW

13th:
  • Canons Farm: Cormorant flew SW at 8.50am, 3 Kestrels (2 juvs) in Owl Meadow, Lesser Black-backed Gull low over Stoney Nob, 5 Goldfinches (3 juvs), 7 Yellowhammers (3 singing), Painted Lady, 2 Red Admirals, Small Tortoiseshell, 6 Gatekeepers, male Emperor at Reads Bottom - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Buzzards, Swift, 3 Bullfinches in Harholt Plantation, 6 Small Skippers, Large Skipper, Brimstone, 120+Marbled Whites, Green-veined White, 2 Small Whites, 6 Large Whites, 3 Commas, 2 Silver-washed Fritillaries, 2 Dark Green Fritillaries, 2 Speckled Woods, 180+Meadow Browns, 6 Gatekeepers, 40+Ringlets, 5 Small Heaths, Purple Hairstreak at Fames Rough, 5 Six-spot Burnets - IPW
 
Six-spot Burnet - IPW


12th:
  • Banstead Woods: Green Woodpecker, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Whitethroat, 4 Treecreepers, White Admiral at lower end of Harholt Plantation, Silver-washed Fritillary, 3 Dark Green Fritillaries, 2 Chalkhill Blues, 3 Purple Hairstreaks, Holly Blue, c15 Small Heaths, c20 Ringlets, c30 Gatekeepers, 60+Meadow Browns, Red Admiral, Comma, 5 Large Whites, Small White, 50+Marbled Whites, Brimstone, Large Skipper, 20 Small/Essex Skippers, Large Skipper, 2 Small Skippers - PGo. 11 White-letter Hairstreaks in elms west of orchard, Purple Hairstreak by orchard, 2 Silver-washed Fritillaries near orchard, 4 Commas, 5 Red Admirals, male Broad-bodied Chaser at Harholt Plantation - IPW


7th
  • Canons Farm: 2 Green Woodpeckers, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Skylarks, 3 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap, 6 Whitethroats, 3 Chaffinches (2 juvs), 2 Goldfinches, 6 Linnets, 2 Yellowhammers, Meadow Brown - PGo

6th:
  • Canons Farm: Red Kite and 2 Buzzards all following tractor in Perrotts-by-Wood - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: 5 White-letter Hairstreaks in elms west of orchard, 2 Small Blues in Barn Field, 5 Dark Green Fritillaries, 5 Silver-washed Fritillaries, Painted Lady in The Knoll, 9 Small/Essex Skippers, 20+Large Skippers, Brimstone, 150+Marbled Whites, Green-veined White, 2 Small Whites, 4 Large Whites, 3 Commas, 3 Red Admirals, Small Tortoiseshell, 2 Speckled Woods, 200+Meadow Browns, 40+Ringlets, 3 Small Heaths, Common Blue; 4 Azure Damselflies and 3 Large Red Damselflies at Piddly Pond, Emperor at Fames Rough - IPW

Red Kite- IPW


Small Blue - IPW







Small Blue- IPW


Dark Green Fritillary- IPW


Large Skipper- IPW


Ringlet - IPW

5th:
  • Banstead Woods: Whitethroat in Holly Lane Meadow, 2 White-letter Hairstreaks in elms just west of orchard, 2 Silver-washed Fritillaries near Scouts, Painted Lady in Holly Lane Meadow, Small Skipper, Small/Essex Skipper, 30+Marbled Whites, 40+Meadow Browns- PGo. 2 Small Blues in Money Pit - GH

June 2019

Marbled Whites - IGM

30th
  • Canons Farm:  Kestrel, Swift, 7 Skylarks, 4 Whitethroats (2 juvs), 21 Starlings (18 juvs), 35 House Sparrows, 2 Goldfinches, 4 Linnets (1 carrying food), 3 Yellowhammers (2 singing), 2 Large Skippers, 6 Small Tortoiseshells, 35 Meadow Browns - PGo. Stock Dove, juv Tawny Owl, Little Owl, 2 Swifts, Green Woodpecker, Coal Tit, Blackcap, Whitethroat, 2 Song Thrushes - DKC/IGM
  • Banstead Woods: Marbled Whites, 5 Red Admirals, 2 Small Tortoiseshells, Dark Green Fritillary in Harholt Plantation, Ringlets, 2 White-letter Hairstreaks near Park Farm, Scarlet Tiger at west end of Holly Lane Meadow - IPW


29th
  • Canons Farm: Painted Lady, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood - PGo
  • Banstead Woods: 2 Buzzards, 12 Herring Gulls, 4 Stock Doves, 3 Swifts, Great SPotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, 2 Jays, 4 Coal Tits, 5 Goldcrests, 2 Nuthatches, 2 Treecreepers, Song Thrush, Linnet, Goldfinch, Small Blue, Comma, Speckled Wood - DKC/IGM. 3 Chiffchaffs, 8 Blackcaps, 4 Whitethroats, Nuthatch, 2 Small/Essex Skippers, 4 Large Skippers, c40 Marbled Whites, Small White, Red Admiral, 4 Ringlets, c30 Small Heaths, 6 Common Blues, 6 Azure Damselflies at new pond - PGo


28th:
  • Canons Farm: Garden Warbler singing along Slangs - IGM. Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps, Whitethroat, 4 Large Skippers, Painted Lady, 2 Red Admirals, Speckled Wood, 20 Meadow Browns, 4 Ringlets, Small Heath - PGo

22nd:
  • Canons Farm: Lesser Whitethroat singing along Slangs, Red Admiral - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: fem Sparrowhawk, male Bullfinch by Piddly Pond, 6 Large Skippers, Brimstone, 3 Marbled Whites, Small White, 2 Painted Ladies, Dark Green Fritillary over Barn Field, Speckled Wood, 70 Meadow Browns, 13 Small Heaths, 8 Common Blues, Holly Blue, 4 Azure Damselflies, 4 Large Red Damselflies, fem Emperor at Fames Rough, fem Broad-bodied Chaser at Piddly Pond - IPW

Large Skipper at Banstead Woods - IPW

Marbled White at Banstead Woods - IPW

Painted Lady at Banstead Woods - IPW


21st:
  • Banstead Woods: 80+ Swifts, 4 Green Woodpeckers, Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcaps singing, 5 Whitethroats, 20 Starlings, 6 Goldfinches, Small Blue in Barn Field, 2 Large Skippers, 3 Brimstones, 6 Marbled Whites, 2 Small Tortoiseshells, 40+ Meadow Browns, 30+ Small Heaths, 10 Common Blues, Holly Blue - PGo

17th:
  • Canons Farm: 4 Skylarks, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Chaffinches, 4 Goldfinches - CMcG

16th:
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, Kestrel, 60 Swifts south, Large Skipper, 20 Meadow Browns - IPW

4th:
  • Canons Farm: Little Owl, Tawny Owl, 18 Canada Geese flew over - IGM

2nd:
  • Banstead Woods: Lesser Whitethroat singing in Stagbury Field, 2 Buzzards, Kestrel, Mistle Thrush along Short Route, Brimstone, Red Admiral, Speckled Wood, Small Heaths, Common Blues, 2 Holly Blues, 5 Small Coppers - IPW
Small Copper in Holly Lane Meadow - IPW

May 2019

26th:
  • Banstead Woods: Firecrest singing in larches near Piddly Pond, Goldcrest, 5 Chiffchaffs, 10 Blackcaps, 21 Dingy Skippers, 3 Grizzled Skippers, 3 Brimstones, Holly Blue, 3 Green Hairstreaks, Four-spotted Chaser - PGo. 2 Canada Geese flew north, Cormorant flew SW, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Mistle Thrush, 20 Brimstones, 2 Small Whites, 25 Small Heaths, 15 Common Blues, 3 Small Coppers - IPW
Small Heath - IPW
 
orb spider sp - IPW


23rd:
  • Canons Farm: Buzzard, Painted Lady, Brimstone, Green-veined White, 2 Small Whites, 3 Small Tortoiseshells, 2 Speckled Woods, Small Heath, Common Blue, 3 Holly Blues - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 4 Dingy Skippers, 3 Grizzled Skippers, 7 Brimstones, Comma, Peacock, Speckled Wood, 8 Small Heaths, 3 Common Blues, 2 Holly Blues, Small Copper, Brown Argus - IPW 

22nd:
  • Canons Farm: 5 Red Kites in dead tree on Stoney Nob - SS
  • Banstead Woods: Lesser Whitethroat still singing in Harholt Plantation, 2 Rose-ringed Parakeets, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Jay, Blackcap, Whitethroat, 6 Dingy Skippers, Large Skipper, 8 Brimstones, Orange-tip, 4 Peacocks, Speckled Wood, 6 Small Heaths, 3 Common Blues, Holly Blue, 2 Small Coppers, 3 Green Hairstreaks - DJ/GH

20th:
  • Canons Farm: Pheasant, 3 Buzzards, Kestrel, Great Spotted Woodpeckers juvs heard, 2 Brimstones, 3 Small Whites, Small Tortoiseshell, Holly Blue - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Lesser Whitethroat singing in Harholt Plantation, Buzzard, Swallow, Bullfinch in Harholt Plantation - IPW

19th:
  • Canons Farm: Lapwing flew NW over Infront George Field, Lesser Whitethroat singing at Owl Meadow, Mallard flew over, Pheasant, 2 Red Kites high over Doric Field at 1.30pm, Kestrel, 2 Swallows, 4 Yellowhammers - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Tawny Owl hooting briefly near Piddly Pond at 11.40am, 3 Rooks flew SW over Harholt Plantation - IPW

12th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcaps, 9 Whitethroats, Nuthatch, 20 Starlings (including juveniles), 4 Linnets, 12 Brimstones, 4 Small Whites, 8 Small Tortoiseshells, 5 Peacocks
  • Banstead Woods: Lesser Whitethroat singing still at Harholt Plantation, 3 Chiffchaffs, 6 Blackcaps, 4 Whitethroats, 8 Dingy Skippers and Grizzled Skipper at Fames Rough, 10 Brimstones, Large White, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Green Hairstreak at Fames Rough - PGo. Pheasant, Buzzard, Kestrel, 18 Dingy Skippers, Grizzled Skipper at Coneyboro Hill, 21 Brimstones, Small White, 2 Peacocks, 2 Speckled Woods, Small Heath, Small Copper, Brown Argus, 6 Green Hairstreaks - IPW
Linnet at Canons Farm - PGo

Dingy Skipper at Fames Rough - PGo

Grizzled Skipper at Fames Rough - PGo

Cinnabar in Ruffett Meadow - PGo

10th:
  • Canons Farm: male Yellowhammer at Reads Bottom - IGM
  • Banstead Woods: Garden Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat both singing in Harholt Plantation, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 8 Chiffchaffs, 11 Blackcaps, 4 Whitethroats, 5 Dingy Skippers, 3 Grizzled Skippers, Brimstone, 2 Speckled Woods, 3 Green Hairstreaks - PGo
male Yellowhammer at Reads Bottom - IGM

5th:
  • Canons Farm: 3 Lapwings, 5 Swifts - SG. Pheasant, 4 Buzzards, Little Owl, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, 4 Skylarks, 4 Swallows, Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcaps, 7 Whitethroats, Song Thrush, Pied Wagtail, 3 Goldfinches, 2 Yellowhammers - DKC/PGo et al  
  • Banstead Woods: fem Mallard on Piddly Pond, 2 Buzzards, 2 Moorhens, 6 Herring Gulls, Stock Dove, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, 2 Coal Tits, 3 Chiffchaffs, 5 Blackcaps, Whitethroat, 2 Song Thrushes - DKC/PGo et al

4th:
  • Canons Farm: 2 Sand Martin, Lesser Whitethroat, Wheatear, Grey Heron, Little Owl, 5 Mallards, Buzzard, Green Woodpecker, Jay, 5 Skylarks, 5 Swallows, 2 Blackcaps, 5 Whitethroats, Yellowhammer - DKC/PGo/DJ et al. Swift - IPW
  • Banstead Woods: Buzzard, 16 Black-headed Gulls over, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Coal Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Chiffchaffs, 6 Blackcaps, 2 Goldcrests, Treecreeper - DKC/PGo/DJ
    Bugle at Fames Rough - IGM
Wood Spurge at Fames Rough - IGM
Fly Orchid at Fames Rough - IGM
Cowslip at Fames Rough - IGM