Records 1974 - 1980

Wanstead Flats  - birds seen between 1974 and 1980

The birds that have been sighted on, from and around Wanstead Flats between 1974 and 1980 are listed here.

Key : X = Resident......XX = Regular summer or winter visitor......XXX = Usually seen in small numbers during the year......XXXX = Uncommon or rare visitor.

Little Grebe XX or XXXX
Great Crested Grebe XXXX
Cormorant XXX
Grey Heron XXX
Canada Goose XX or XXX
White-fronted Goose XXXX
Mute Swan X or XXX
Mallard X
Teal XXXX
Wigeon XXXX
Shoveler XXXX
Pochard XX
Tufted Duck X
Goldeneye XXXX
Kestrel X
Moorhen X
Coot X
Lapwing XXX
Dunlin XXXX
Ruff XXXX
Common Sandpiper XXX
Curlew XXXX
Black-headed Gull XX
Lesser Black-backed Gull XX
Herring Gull XXXX
Great Black-backed Gull XXXX
Common Gull XX
Wood Pigeon X
Feral Pigeon X
Collared Dove X
Turtle Dove XXXX
Cuckoo XXX
Tawny Owl X
Swift XX
Kingfisher XXXX
Great Spotted Woodpecker XXX
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker XXX
Sky Lark X
Sand Martin XX
Swallow XX
House Martin XX
Meadow Pipit XX
Yellow Wagtail XXXX
Grey Wagtail X
Pied Wagtail X
Wren X
Dunnock X
Sedge Warbler XXXX
Blackcap XXX
Whitethroat XXX
Lesser Whitethroat XXXX
Willow Warbler XX
Chiffchaff XX
Spotted Flycatcher XX
Whinchat XXXX
Wheatear XXX
Robin X
Fieldfare XX
Blackbird X
Redwing XX
Song Thrush X
Mistle Thrush X
Long-tailed Tit X or XX
Coal Tit X or XX
Blue Tit X
Great Tit X
Treecreeper XXXX
Yellowhammer XXX
Reed Bunting X or XXX
Chaffinch X
Greenfinch X
Goldfinch X
Linnet X
Bullfinch XXXX
House Sparrow X
Starling X
Jay X
Magpie X
Jackdaw XXXX
Carrion Crow X
Other Species - Escapes, Etc.
Egyptian Goose Have lived on Alexandra Lake
Muscovey Duck Have lived on Alexandra Lake
Lanner Falcon Escape
Ring-necked Parakeet Escape
Budgerigar Escape
Australian Cockatiel Escape

For comparative reports for 1980 and 2000 click here

For Complete Listing click here

 

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