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Thursday, 31 December 2020

South Norwood Country Park report for 2020

South Norwood Country Park report for 2020

John Hughes has produced another excellent report of his year birdwatching at South Norwood Country Park. More...

Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Robin sitting in grass

2020 Newsletter

Our newsletter for 2020 has now been published. More...

Sunday, 8 November 2020

Croydon Winter Garden Bird Race 28 & 29 November 2020

Croydon Winter Garden Bird Race 28 & 29 November 2020

In May we held a Croydon Garden Bioblitz Big Day in lieu of the 'Big Croydon Birdwatch', which had to be cancelled due to Covid-19 and of course January will see the RSPB's 'Big Garden Bird Watch'. Some of you may already be taking part in our Winter Lockdown Birdwatch, recording species that you see and hear throughout November. Inspired by an event I have seen publicised on Twitter (the announcement is shown on the pdf version accompanying this article) I would like to invite you to do something similar over the weekend of 28th and 29th November. More...

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Croydon Winter Lockdown Bird Watch

Croydon Winter Lockdown Bird Watch

Having run a lockdown bird watch between late March and the end of June, we hope anyone reading this will participate this time. Once again we want to see just how many species are around during the month.As a starter for 10, earlier today I heard about a woodcock (presumably very recently arrived from northern Europe) in a Purley garden. What could you record? A red kite or buzzard? However, just knowing that there are house sparrows and blue tits around is as useful as the headline species. More...