Posted by: atowhee | April 4, 2014


After our mid-day arrival at Heathrow I wandered around Dulwich with our London friends, jay-lagged and birding starved. Not a single feather on our loooong BA flight over the pole.blbd-lndnEuropean Blackbird–not related to New World blackbirds but a near cousin to our American Robin in the thrush family.

COOT-MALLRDEuropean Coot and global Mallard

CROEW TOOCarrion Crows feeding in lawn.


PIGEONS Wood Pigeons (native) and
Rock Pigeons (non-native).
Dulwich Park, London, GB-ENG
Apr 4, 2014 3:00 PM. 13 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 12
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 15
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) 8
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Domestic type)) 10
Common Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus) 50
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica) 6
Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) 20
Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea) 1
Eurasian Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) 1
European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) 5
Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula) 4
Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) 1
Chaffinch, Eurasian Goldfinch
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 2

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