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November 2018 Wildlife Records

12 November 2018, Victoria Park: 1 Kingfisher, 22 Cormorants, 2 Mistle Thrushes (Harry Harrison).

12 November 2018, East India Dock Basin: 2 Little Grebes, 2 Shelducks, 2 Grey Wagtails, 1 Cetti’s Warbler singing, lots of Teal (Richard Saville).

11 November 2018, Isle of Dogs: 2 Rock Pipits on the Thames foreshore at Saunders Ness (Sean Huggins).

9 November 2018, East India Dock Basin: 1 Chiffchaff in the Copse, 1 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 1 drake Gadwall, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, about100 Teal (Tom Speller).

9 November 2018, Victoria Park (West Lake): 9 Red-crested Pochards, 3 Pochards, 9 Tufted Ducks, 14 Greylag Geese, a pair of Mute Swans with 5 juveniles, 2 Great Crested Grebes (J.W. Davies & John Archer).

9 November 2018, Bow Creek: 3 Redshanks in the high tide roost (Richard Saville).

8 November 2018, East India Dock Basin: 2 Little Grebes, 1 drake Gadwall, 102 Teal, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (Tom Speller & Richard Saville).

female Teal

female Teal at East India Dock Basin (Tom Speller)

6 November 2018, Bow Creek: 1 Little Egret, 3 Egyptian Geese, 1 Redshank, 1 Cetti’s Warbler singing (Richard Saville).

6 November 2018, East India Dock Basin: 1 Little Grebe, 1 drake Gadwall, 1 Cetti’s Warbler singing, lots of Teal (Richard Saville).

5 November 2018, Mudchute: 1 Little Egret flew over, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (John Archer).

5 November 2018, Bow Creek: 1 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Redshanks (Richard Saville).

Redshank with shrimp

Redshank with shrimp (Richard Saville)

4 November 2018, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Harry Harrison).

3 November 2018, Victoria Park: the Bird Barmy Army walk recorded 40 species of birds, including 1 Kingfisher, 2 Shovelers, 3 Pochards, 15 Red-crested Pochards, 7 Tufted Ducks, 2 Great Crested Grebes, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Egyptian Geese, 12 Greylag Geese, 15 Canada Geese, 51 Mallards, 16 Moorhens, 7 Mute Swans, 105 Coots, 27 Cormorants, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Goldcrests, 2 Mistle Thrushes, 8 Ring-necked Parakeets, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 1 Jay, 1 Grey Wagtail (David Darrell-Lambert & 12 members of the Bird Barmy Army). Click photos to enlarge.

Kingfisher

Kingfisher at Victoria Park (David Darrell-Lambert)

Kingfisher

Kingfisher at Victoria Park (David Darrell-Lambert)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 November 2018, Bow Creek: 1 Kingfisher, 9 Redshanks in the high tide roost, 1 Common Sandpiper, about 200 Starlings flew over, 1 Grey Wagtail (Richard Saville).

Kingfisher

Kingfisher at Bow Creek (Richard Saville)

2 November 2018, East India Dock Basin: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cetti’s Warbler singing, 1 Cormorant fishing, lots of Teal (Richard Saville).

1 November 2018, Aberfeldy Millennium Green: 6 Egyptian Geese grazing on the short grass (John Archer).

Egyptian Geese

Egyptian Geese at Aberfeldy Millennium Green (John Archer)

1 November 2018, Limehouse Cut: a pair of Mute Swans at the eastern end, 2 Egyptian Geese near Bartlett Park (John Archer).

Archive of earlier reports
January-October 2018 wildlife reports (PDF 3.1MB)
2017 wildlife reports (PDF 3.1MB)
2016 wildlife reports (PDF4.4MB)
2015 wildlife reports (PDF 2.6MB)
2014 wildlife reports (PDF 3.2MB)
2013 wildlife reports (PDF 2.1MB)
2012 wildlife reports (PDF 780KB)
2011 wildlife reports (PDF 100KB)

Header photo: Firecrest in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park (David Darrell-Lambert)