Places to see birds

Enjoy a walk through wooded valleys or look out across parts of Croydon and beyond. More...

Croham Hurst

The area by the barrow on top of the Hurst is good for visible migration in autumn, but check the site out at any time of year. More...

Farthing Downs, Happy Valley and Coulsdon Common

A large area of downland and woodland in the south of the Borough. More...

Littleheath Woods

A woodland site in Selsdon worth a visit. More...

Lloyd Park

One of the first places in Croydon where Ring-necked Parakeets established a presence, visit Lloyd Park and see what else is there. More...

Riddlesdown

One of the few places in Croydon where skylarks breed, this downland site is worth a visit at any time of year. More...

Selsdon Wood

A good site for woodland birds including Marsh Tit. More...

South Norwood Country Park LNR

The country park is arguably the best site in Croydon to go bird watching. About 100 species are recorded there each year More...

South Norwood Lake

Another regularly watched wetland site in the north of the Borough. More...

Waddon Ponds

A good place to view waterbirds. More...

Wandle Park, Croydon

Not to be confused with Wandle Park in Merton or the Wandle Valley Country Park, Wandle Park in Croydon is the place where the River Wandle now emerges from its underground culvert to flow in the open. More...