Snaresbrook & Leyton Flats

SpeciesScientific NameCountNotes
Greylag GooseAnser anserUncommon resident, one paired with Canada Goose has produced hybrid young
Canada GooseBranta canadensisCommon resident in small numbers
Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiacaHas bred on Leyton Flats but chicks suffer from predation
GadwallAnas streperaWinter and passage visitor in small numbers
MallardAnas platyrhynchosCommon resident in small numbers
ShovelerAnas clypeataWinter visitor and passage migrant in small numbers
PochardAythya ferinaUncommon winter visitor in small numbers
Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaResident breeder in small numbers
Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisRare visitor - a bird on territory on Hollow Pond on 2nd and 9th April 2013
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatusAt least one pair still breeds, otherwise a scarce visitor in winter
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carboRegular visitor in small numbers
Grey HeronArdea cinereaRegular visitor in small numbers
Little EgretEgretta garzettaOccasional visitor
Marsh-HarrierCircus aeruginosusRare passage migrant, one seeing flying north on 14th Sept 2012
SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusResident breeder (mainly Epping Forest/Gilberts Slade)
Red KiteMilvus milvusOccasional in the spring
BuzzardButeo buteoOccasional
MoorhenGallinula chloropusResident breeder
CootFulica atraResident breeder
LapwingVanellus vanellusOnly one record of one bird so far during cold weather on 13th December 2012
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucosOne on Eagle Pond on 6th Aug 2012
Green SandpiperTringa ochropusOne over the Court on 7th Aug 2013, probably disturbed from Hollow Ponds
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago4 records so far, all in April 2013 from Leyton Flats
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusWinter visitor and passage migrant
Common GullLarus canusWinter visitor and passage migrant in very small numbers
Herring GullLarus argentatus2 regular wintering birds, otherwise small numbers any time of year
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusRegular all year round
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinusOccasional passers-by
Common TernSterna hirundoOccasional birds seen - usually singly or in pairs
Feral PigeonColumba liviaResident
Stock DoveColumba oenasResident breeder in small numbers
Wood-PigeonColumba palumbusResident and migrant
Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaoctoResident breeder
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusOne record of a bird flying east on 28th September 2012 over the Court
Common SwiftApus apusSummer visitor
KingfisherAlcedo atthisOccasional visitor
Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos majorResident breeder
Green WoodpeckerPicus viridisResident breeder
KestrelFalco tinnunculusOccasional any time of year but more commonly seen in autum it seems
HobbyFalco subbuteoOccasionally seen hunting - about 6 summer and autumn records
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusUncommon visitor
Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameriRegular flyovers seen in small numbers
JayGarrulus glandariusResident breeder
MagpiePica picaResident breeder
JackdawCorvus monedulaResident breeder
Carrion CrowCorvus coroneResident breeder
Wood LarkLullula arborea1One over Leyton Flats on 10th October 2012
Sand MartinRiparia ripariaOccasional on passage or feeding in the summer
SwallowHirundo rusticaRare in summer, regular passage migrant in autumn
House-MartinDelichon urbicumRare in summer, regular passage migrant in autumn
Coal TitPeriparus aterAt least 2 pairs breed locally, one within the Court grounds
Great TitParus majorResident breeder
Blue TitCyanistes caeruleusResident breeder
Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatusResident breeder
NuthatchSitta europaeaAt least 2 pairs breed locally
TreecreeperCerthia familiarisRare but 2 recent records near Epping Forest
WrenTroglodytes troglodytesResident breeder
GoldcrestRegulus regulusResident breeder though uncommon in 2013
FirecrestRegulus ignicapillaWinter visitor and passage migrant
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilusSummer visitor and passage migrant, did breed in 2012 on Leyton Flats, but no proof in 2013
ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaSummer visitor and passage migrant, common in autum, rare in winter
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenusRare passage migrant in the spring
Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceusRare passage migrant in the spring - a male singing from edge of Hollow Pond in late May 2013
BlackcapSylvia atricapillaCommon summer breeding visitor
Garden WarblerSylvia borinUncommon passage migrant
WhitethroatSylvia communisUncommon summer breeding visitor
Lesser WhitethroatSylvia currucaUncommon summer visitor or passage migrant
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataRare passage migrant
European RobinErithacus rubeculaCommon winter visitor and resident breeder
Common RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurusRare passage migrant - the only one I've got so far is on 27th Sept 2012
StonechatSaxicola rubicolaA male was on Leyton Flats during the winter of 2010, I haven't seen one since
Ring OuzelTurdus torquatus1One over the Court on 2nd November 2012, another shed tick
BlackbirdTurdus merulaCommon resident
FieldfareTurdus pilarisUncommon, mostly on passage
RedwingTurdus iliacusUncommon winter visitor and passage migrant
Song ThrushTurdus philomelosUncommon resident
Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorusResident breeder with numbers at the peak in the autumn - often not seen at all during the summer
StarlingSturnus vulgarisCommon resident and passage migrant
DunnockPrunella modularisResident breeder
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flavaUncommon passage migrant
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereaFairly regular visitor to the ponds
White WagtailMotacilla albaRegular visitor
Richard's PipitAnthus richardiOne on or over Leyton Flats on 7th September 2012
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensisRegular passage migrant
Tree PipitAnthus trivialisRare passage migrant
Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclusUncommon passage migrant
ChaffinchFringilla coelebsResident breeder, more common as a passage migrant, particularly in autumn
BramblingFringilla montifringillaRare late autumn passage migrant
BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhulaRare passage migrant, more records in autumn than spring
GreenfinchChloris chlorisResident breeder. Latest largest flock with juvs as 28 on Leyton Flats
Common CrossbillLoxia curvirostraOccured on 3 occasions in late summer 2012, including a family party of 4 on 8th Aug 2012, only one so far in 2013
Lesser RedpollAcanthis cabaretPassage migrant and winter visitor
SiskinSpinus spinusPassage migrant and winter visitor
GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisResident breeder, more common in winter
Eurasian LinnetCarduelis cannabinaUncommon mostly autumnal passage migrant and winter visitor
House SparrowPasser domesticusUncommon but perhaps increasing resident

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