November and December 2018

November

4              Little Owl seen at Hogsmill Sewage Works

5              2 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Common Buzzard, 35 Lapwing and 80 Skylark at Rushett Farm.  Peregrine and 2 Gr Sandpiper at Island Barn Rsr

8              2 Peregrine fighting/displaying at Kempton Nature Reserve

9              Barn Owl seen at Kempton Park Water Works

11           Singles of Green Sandpiper at Stain Hill Res and Kempton Nature Reserve

16           Water Rail seen in the “Dead River” from Molesey Heath. Tawny Owl heard calling in Surbiton Cemetery

17           Singles of Green Sandpiper and Mediterranean Gull at Hogsmill Sewage Works

21           Brent Goose recorded flying over West Molesey. 6 Goosander and at least 3 Goldeneye on Walton Reservoir

26           15 Redwing and a fly over Raven at Esher Common

27           Female Scaup and Goldeneye on Island Barn Reservoir

30           Water Pipit on Island Barn Res

December

1              Tawny Owl calling in Berrylands

2              12 Skylark, 2 Mistle Thrush and a Fieldfare recorded at Rushett Farm.

3              8 Redwing flew high over Surbiton

4              6 Redwing at King Edwards Rec Hook

9              Drake Red-crested Pochard and 13 Little Grebe at Red House Res. 9 Lapwing and 3 Common Snipe at Kempton Nature Reserve

14           39 Redwing, 10 Mistle Thrush and 11 Greenfinch recorded in Home Park (Main Park)

15           39 Redwing, 10 Mistle Thrush, 7 Greenfinch recorded in Home Park (Formal Gardens)

19           4 Stock Dove, Chiffchaff a female Blackcap and flocks of 90 Goldfinch on Molesey Heath. 3 Nuthatch and a Treecreeper on Esher Common

20           2 Bullfinch on boundary of Kempton Nature Reserve

22           10 Siskin on Arbrook Common

24           Female/immature Scaup on Island Barn Res, 41 Lapwing and 2 Green Sandpipers on Walton Reservoir (C&L)

31           Tawny Owl again heard calling in Surbiton Cemetery

 

Records should be entered online at http://surbitonbirds.org/?pageid =1408 or hand them in at an indoor meeting.

With thanks to the following observers: Abrahams D, Avison G, Caine T, Clarke J, Coom A, Fure A, Gale J, Gill E&J, Hannam J, Harris DM, Quinn A, Sherlock B, Sherlock C, Spencer P, Spragg D, Tregenza P and White M.