9th August 2022: Banstead Woods - Paul Goodman

 

Swallow 1
Bullfinch 3 + family group at Harholt

9th August 2022: Canons Farm - Paul Goodman

 

male Kestrel

Wheatear

Whitethroat

Common Buzzard 2
Kestrel 2
Hobby 1
Common Swift 6
Coal Tit 1
Chiffchaff 5
Blackcap 4 four feeding on elderberries at Reeds Cottages
Garden Warbler 1 By collapsed barn
Common Whitethroat 2
Northern Wheatear 1 top of Horse Pasture
Bullfinch 1 Tawny Wood
Yellowhammer 2
Small White 3
Meadow Brown 10+
Gatekeeper 3+
Common Blue 1

6th August 2022: Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

 

male Redstart

Red Kite 2
Sparrowhawk 1 juvenile heard calling in Banstead Woods
Common Buzzard 5
Hobby 1
Other bird 1 1 male Common Redstart in Harholt 12:45
Painted Lady 1
Southern Hawker 5
Migrant Hawker 1

31st July 2022: Canons Farm - Ian Ward

 

Red Kite 2 above Green Belt field
Common Buzzard 2
Kestrel 1
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 flew w over Tarts field 11:22
Stock Dove 4 singing
Common Swift 4 flew SW
Green Woodpecker 3
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
Jay 4
Swallow 10; 9 low over Broadfield west, 1 flew w over George fields
Chiffchaff 3
Blackcap 1
Common Whitethroat 2
Pied Wagtail 1
Goldfinch 7
Yellowhammer 2
Raven 2 cronking over Canons Farmhouse 10:28

30th July 2022: Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

 

Red Kite

hawker sp

Chalkhill Blue

Red Kite 1 drifted N over Hither field @11:35
Hobby 1 with prey flew E over Hither @ 12:03
Common Swift 40+ flew mainly SW
Clouded Yellow 1 mobile watched between 12:25-12:30 in Fames Rough
Silver-washed Fritillary 2
Chalkhill Blue Up to 30 (all males) in Stagbury
Other odonata 1 Unidentified female Hawker in the north sector

30th July 2022: Canons Farm - Paul Goodman

 

Common Buzzard 1
Kestrel 1
Green Woodpecker 3
Chiffchaff 1
Blackcap 2
Yellowhammer 1
Essex Skipper 2
Comma 1
Meadow Brown Fairly common
Gatekeeper Ca. 10
Small Copper 1
Dingy Footman
1

24th July 2022: Canons Farm - Paul Goodman

 

Red Kite 1
Common Buzzard 2
Hobby 1
Common Swift 10+
Swallow 4
Chiffchaff 3
Common Whitethroat 10 including two groups with juveniles
Yellowhammer 4
Sedge Warbler
1 singing quietly in Lunch Wood scrub
Essex Skipper 4
Small/Essex Skipper 1
Brimstone 1
Small White 3
Large White 1
Comma 5
Red Admiral 1
Meadow Brown Common
Gatekeeper Common
Common Blue 3
Small Copper 2

23rd July 2022: Canons Farm/Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

 

Goldfinch


Red Kite 1 flew west 13:10
Sparrowhawk 1 female
Common Swift 40+ mainly headed East
Green Woodpecker 3 'adults' together (Green Belt field/Ruffett Wood)
Swallow 1 with Swifts
Dark Green Fritillary 1 on buddleias in Banstead Woods
Common Blue c9
Chalkhill Blue c16 Stagbury (all males)
Small Copper 1 Holly Lane Meadows
hawker sp
1 in Banstead Woods (see image)

18th July 2022: Canons Farm - Anne-Marie Griffin

 Roe Deer running through Ruffet Wood

Common Buzzard 1
Small Skipper 5
Small/Essex Skipper 5+
Large Skipper 5+
Marbled White 3
Small White 3
Red Admiral 4
Meadow Brown 3
Gatekeeper 4
Common Blue 1
Emperor 1

18th July 2022: Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

 

White Admiral

Speckled Wood

1 Slow Worm near Scout Hut crosspath towards deadend area

Common Swift 1
Willow Warbler 1 observed in the Park Farm Orchard area
Treecreeper 3 singing
Bullfinch Adults & Juveniles heard in Harholt
Dark Green Fritillary 1 in the Park Farm Orchard area
Purple Hairstreak 1 near Beech  tree marker no. 5
White Admiral
1 in the deadend crosspath area

17th July 2022: Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

 

Hobby 1 flew high E over Harholt 08:13
Swallow 2 flew east
Purple Hairstreak 2 near the Elizabeth Drive pedestrian crossing
Southern Hawker 1 over Piddly Pond

16th July 2022: Banstead Woods - Butterfly Tour

Small Skipper

Essex Skipper

Large Skipper

Large White

Purple Hairstreak 1

Small Copper

Common Blue

Chalkhill Blue

Red Admiral

Peacock

Silver-washed Fritillary 7+

Comma

Speckled Wood - (seen by Paul just after the end!)

Marbled White

Gatekeeper

Meadow Brown

Ringlet

15th July 2022: Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

 

Beewolf

Silver-washed Fritillary

Marsh Tit
1 calling by Piddly Pond 11:38am
Small/Essex Skipper P
Brimstone P
Marbled White P
Green-veined White P
Small White P
Large White P
Comma P
Peacock P
Silver-washed Fritillary 3
Speckled Wood P
Meadow Brown P
Gatekeeper P (widespread)
Ringlet p
Small Heath p
Holly Blue p
Southern Hawker 1 over Piddly Pond

8th July 2023: Banstead Woods - Paul Goodman

 

Stock Dove2 singing 
Coal Tit1
Chiffchaff12
Blackcap2
Essex Skipper2
Small/Essex Skipper12
Large Skipper1
Brimstone4
Marbled White30+
Small White5+
Small Tortoiseshell1
Silver-washed Fritillary1 near orchard 
Speckled Wood2
Meadow Brown40+
Gatekeeper4
Ringlet4+
Small Copper2 new pond 
Purple Hairstreak1 near Piddly Pond 
Other butterfly 15 white letter hairstreak 
Southern Hawker2 Piddly Pond 
Broad-bodied Chaser1 New pond

5th July 2022: Banstead Woods - Linda Mount

 

Woodpigeon 6
Rose-ringed Parakeet Several amongst trees
Magpie 2
Carrion Crow 1
Chiffchaff 1
Common Whitethroat 1
Nuthatch 1
Song Thrush 1
Marbled White 1
Meadow Brown 7
Small Copper 2

4th July 2022: Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

 

Marbled White

Broad-bodied Chaser

Dark Green Fritillary

Purple Emperor 1 gliding above trees nearby to Park Farm Orchard 11:32am - seen briefly landing on paths between posts 6 & 7 11:45am
Gatekeeper 1 near Scout hut area
Other butterfly 1 6 White-letter Hairstreaks
Azure Damselfly 6 Outward Lane Pond
Blue-tailed Damselfly 1 Outward Lane Pond
Emperor 1 male patrolling over Outwood Lane Pond
Broad-bodied Chaser 2 m ; 1 Banstead Woods, 1 Outwood Lane Pond

3rd July 2022: Canons Farm - Anne-Marie Griffin

 

Red Soldier Beetles

Marmalade Hoverfly

Garden Chafer

Essex Skipper



Pheasant 1 female
Kestrel 1
Common Gull 1
Woodpigeon 500+
Rose-ringed Parakeet 1
Green Woodpecker 1
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1
Magpie 5
Carrion Crow 7
Goldcrest 1
Common Whitethroat 1
Blackbird 1
Robin 2
Essex Skipper 3+
Marbled White 6+
Small White 4
Speckled Wood 1
Meadow Brown 6+
Ringlet 1





2nd July 2022: Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

Comma

Small/Essex Skipper P
Large Skipper P
Marbled White P
Green-veined White P
Large White P
Comma P
Red Admiral P
Small Tortoiseshell P
Dark Green Fritillary 6; 1 near Scout hut, 2 Harholt, 2 Hillwood field, 1 Fames Rough
Meadow Brown P
Ringlet P

26th June 2022: Banstead Woods - Ian Ward

 Brown Hawker; An early sighting in the dead end area of the upper crosspaths near the Scout Hut

29th June 2022: Canons Farm - Paul Goodman

 

Kestrel 1
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 over
Herring Gull 2 over


25th June 2022: Canons Farm - Paul Goodman

 

Red Kite 2
Common Buzzard 2
Common Swift c30
Swallow 5
Blackcap 5
Common Whitethroat 8
Nuthatch 1
Essex Skipper 3
Small Skipper 1+
Small/Essex Skipper 6+ in Round Field
Large Skipper 1
Marbled White 6
Small White 8
Comma 2
Red Admiral 1
Small Tortoiseshell 8
Meadow Brown 10+
Ringlet 6





25th June 2022: Canons Farm - Ian Ward

 

Small Tortoiseshell

Silver-washed Fritillary

Sparrowhawk1
Common Swift 20+
Small/Essex Skipper P
Large Skipper P
Marbled White P
Small White P
Large White P
Comma P
Red Admiral P
Small Tortoiseshell P
Silver-washed Fritillary 1 near Scout huts area
Speckled Wood P
Meadow Brown P
Ringlet P
White-letter Hairstreak
1

17th June 2022: Canons Farm - Suzanne Gill

 

Common Buzzard3
Kestrel 1
Little Owl 1
Common Swift 50
Swallow 4
Common Whitethroat 2
Song Thrush 2
Yellowhammer 3
Marbled White 1
Painted Lady 1
Small Tortoiseshell2

22nd June 2022: Canons Farm - Anne-Marie Griffin

 

Great Spotted Woodpecker1
Magpie 3
Rook 1
Common Whitethroat 4
Starling 1
Blackbird 1
Dunnock 1
Comma 5+
Red Admiral 2
Small Tortoiseshell 4+
Meadow Brown 6
Emperor1

21st June 2022: Canons Farm - Paul Goodman

 

Magpies

Red Kite

Red Kite 2 together
Common Buzzard 2
Hobby 1
Common Swift 30+ most feeding over Perrotts by Wood
Skylark 10+
House Martin 1 with swift flock
Chiffchaff 1
Blackcap 3
Common Whitethroat 10+
Linnet 6
Yellowhammer 6
Quail singing at 10:40 in Horse Pasture heard from Reads Rest Lane
Essex Skipper 1
Small Skipper 3
Marbled White 4
Small White 6
Comma 2
Painted Lady 5
Red Admiral 1
Small Tortoiseshell 10
Speckled Wood 3
Meadow Brown 20+
Ringlet 16+