As for much of the last month, I've been visiting various local sites of late, for the sake of peace and variety; also as for much of the last month, there's been little to report locally (either from Stoke Newington sites or those in the lower Lea Valley described in the last post), but plenty of variety provided by the commoner winter species.
Walthamstow Marshes: 3 Stonechats (2m, 1f), 3 Skylarks, 5 Meadow Pipits, 1 Brambling with flock of c20 Chaffinches (small field immediately right of riding centre)
Walthamstow Marshes: 2 Stonechats, 3 Skylarks, 2 Reed Buntings, 10 Meadow Pipits, 4 Fieldfares, c20 Redwings, c20 Mistle Thrushes, c30 Goldfinches, c35 Chaffinches, 14 Teal & 9 Gadwall over
Middlesex Filter Beds NR: 2 Chiffchaffs
Abney Park Cemetery: 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Goldcrests, c20 LT Tits