Latest wildlife reports

Please e-mail any interesting wildlife sightings to theĀ Biodiversity Officer.

October 2020 Wildlife Records

17 October 2020, East India Dock Basin: a Siberian Chiffchaff in the north-west corner, 2 Chiffchaffs, 2 male Blackcaps, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Little Egret, 2 Egyptian Geese, 85 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck (John Archer).

Siberian Chiffchaff

Siberian Chiffchaff at East India Dock Basin


13 October 2020, Tillman Street E1: a female Sparrowhawk eating a pigeon outside Miles Court (George Rix).

Photo of a Sparrowhawk

Sparrowhawk at Miles Court (George Rix)

11 October 2020, Victoria Park: 1 Little Grebe, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Nuthatch (Harry Harrison).

6 October 2020, Antill Road E3: 1 Chiffchaff in the garden (Harry Harrison).

Archive of earlier reports
January-September 2020 wildlife reports (PDF 1.6MB)
2019 wildlife reports (PDF 6.8MB)
2018 wildlife reports (PDF 4.7MB)
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)