Mike Smith

Location: Purley on Thames

Email: msmith8741@gmail.com

Recent sightings reported by Mike Smith

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
07/06/22SparrowhawkThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
21:00
male. Hunting low over new fish pass Mapledurham lock.  
07/06/22JackdawThames Meadows, Purley82M J Smith
21:00
Returning to roost at Home Farm wood in 4 loose waves with a few Rooks mingling in.  
07/06/22Common TernThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
21:00
Single bird on mooring post Mapledurham lock for 30 minutes plus.  
30/05/22SwiftThames Meadows, Purley2M J Smith
16:39
 
30/05/22SwallowThames Meadows, Purley10M J Smith
16:39
 
30/05/22House MartinThames Meadows, Purley10M J Smith
16:39
Hawking insects over the Thames towards Hardwick house, mixed with Swifts and Swallows.  
24/05/22Canada GooseThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
19:40
Odd hybrid with head markings of a Barnacle goose, not like the other Canada x Greylag that frequent the meadows.  
24/05/22Egyptian GooseThames Meadows, Purley10M J Smith
19:40
2 families with 3 young each, one set of goslings a few days old, the second brood adult sized.  
24/05/22Great Crested GrebeThames Meadows, Purley3M J Smith
19:40
2 head shaking slowly pushing away 3rd bird.  
24/05/22Reed BuntingThames Meadows, Purley2M J Smith
19:40
Singing males between Mapledurham lock and Hardwick House.  

Recent photos by Mike Smith

Reed Bunting
House Martin
Swallow
Common Tern
Cormorant
Nuthatch
Greenfinch
Reed Bunting
Reed Bunting
Reed Warbler
Black-headed Gull
Mandarin Duck
Common Tern
Swallow
Swallow