Banstead Heath

From Londonbirders

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An area of dry heathland sandwiched between the M25, A217 and Dorking Road.The soth-western corner is dominated by a golf course. A typical village pond can be found at Walton-on-the-Hill on the edge of Banstead Heath.

Over the past ten years the unexpected has turned up, such as a mid-summer Scarlet Rosefinch.

Patchwatch 2006 as at 06/01/06

1)Woodpigeon 2)Great Spotted Woodpecker 3)Meadow Pipit 4)Pied Wagtail 5)Wren 6)Robin 7)Stonechat 8)Blackbird 9)Fieldfare 10)Redwing 11)Goldcrest 12)Long-tailed Tit 13)Coal Tit 14)Blue Tit 15)Great Tit 16)Magpie 17)Carrion Crow

and subsequently, in order of appearance: 18)Dunnock 19)Song Thrush 20)Black-headed Gull 21)Mistle Thrush 22)Common Gull 23)Marsh Tit 24)Nuthatch 25)Herring Gull 26)Jackdaw 27)Starling 28)Stock Dove 29)Chaffinch 30)Green Woodpecker 31)Greenfinch 32)Mallard 33)Mute Swan 34)Canada Goose 35)Coot 36)Moorhen 37)Sparrowhawk 38)Ring-necked Parakeet 39)Treecreeper 40)Jay 41)Feral Rock Dove 42)House Sparrow 43)Collared Dove 44)Goldfinch 45)Kestrel 46)Chiffchaff 47)Skylark 48)Blackcap 49)Willow Warbler 50)Garden Warbler 51)Pheasant 52)Linnet 53)Yellowhammer 54)Whitethroat 55)Bullfinch 56)Common Buzzard 57)Red-legged Partridge 58) Lesser Whitethroat 59)House Martin

Steve Gale

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