Dr Plokta (drplokta) wrote,
Dr Plokta

Species Update: The Conclusion

I've knocked off a few birds and one butterfly about which I am now skeptical.

1. Great Crested Grebe
Great Crested Grebes and Chicks on Canada Water

2. Mute Swan
Mute Swan on Surrey Water

3. Coot
Coot on Lavender Pond

4. Lesser Black-Backed Gull
Lesser Black-Backed Gull on the Thames

5. Blue Tit
Blue Tit near Lavender Pond

6 Tufted Duck
Tufted Duck on Lavender Pond

7 Blackbird
Blackbird in Russia Dock Woodland

8. Black-Headed Gull
Black-Headed Gulls on Thames foreshore in Rotherhithe

9. Canada Goose
Goslings on Globe Pond

10. Pied Wagtail
Pied Wagtail on Canada Water

11. Cormorant
Cormorants on the Thames

12. Magpie
Magpies in Stave Hill Ecology Park

13. Carrion Crow
Carrion Crow on Mellish Sports Ground

14. Mallard
Mallard on Lavender Pond

15. Moorhen
Moorhen and chick in Russia Dock Woodland

16. Common Gull
Black-headed Gulls, Common Gulls, Feral Pigeons on Thames foreshore in Rotherhithe

17. Feral Pigeon
Feral Pigeon in Russia Dock Woodland

18. Grey Wagtail
Grey Wagtail by Albion Channel

19. Woodpigeon
Woodpigeon in Russia Dock Woodland

20. Robin
Robin in Russia Dock Woodland

21. Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker in Russia Dock Woodland

22. House Sparrow
Sparrows on Russia Walk

23. Goldfinch
Goldfinch by Lavender Pond

24. Starling
Starling in Russia Dock Woodland

25. Great Tit
Great Tit in Russia Dock Woodland

26. Greylag Goose
Greylag Goose on Canada Water

27. Long-Tailed Tit
Long-Tailed Tit by Canada Water

28. Wren
Wren in Russia Dock Woodland

29. Herring Gull
Herring Gull on Canada Water

30. Chaffinch
Chaffinch in Russia Dock Woodland

31. Kingfisher
Kingfisher by Surrey Water

32. Greenfinch
Greenfinch by Albion Channel

33. Great Black-Backed Gull
Great Black-Backed gulls on the Thames

34. Dunnock
Dunnock in Stave Hill Ecology Park

35. Siskin
Siskin by Surrey Water

36. Grey Heron
Heron breaking the rules on Lavender Pond

37. Jay
Jay in Russia Dock Woodland

38. Mistle Thrush
Thrush in Russia Dock Woodland

39. Sparrowhawk
Sparrowhawk in Russia Dock Woodland

40. Blackcap
Blackcap in Russia Dock Woodland

41. Sedge Warbler

42. Swallow

43. Swift

44. Common Tern
Common Tern on Canada Water

45. House Martin
House Martins in Rotherhithe Village

46. Reed Warbler
Reed Warbler on Lavender Pond

47. Green Woodpecker
Green Woodpecker in Stave Hill Ecology Park

48. Willow Warbler

49. Reed Bunting

50. Black Swan
Black Swan on Greenland Dock

51. Redwing


1. Small White
Small White in Stave Hill Ecology Park

2. Speckled Wood
Speckled Wood in Stave Hill Ecology Park

3. Common Blue

4. Brimstone

5. Large White

6. Comma
Comma in Russia Dock Woodland

7. Red Admiral
Red Admiral in Stave Hill Ecology Park

8. Holly Blue

9. Tortoiseshell

10. Meadow Brown
Meadow Brown in Stave Hill Ecology Park

11. Gatekeeper
Gatekeeper in Stave Hill Ecology Park


1. Grey Squirrel
Grey Squirrel in Stave Hill Ecology Park

2. Fox
Fox Cubs in Russia Dock Woodland

3. Pipistrelle

4. Daubenton's Bat

5. Brown Rat


1. Common Frog
Grey Heron and Common Frog in Globe Pond

2. Common Toad
Common Toad in Russia Dock Woodland


1. Red-Eared Terrapin
Red-Eared Slider by Canada Water

2. Smooth Soft-Shell Turtle
Smooth Softshell Turtle in Canada Water

So the final score is 51 birds, 11 butterflies, 5 mammals, 2 amphibians and 2 reptiles, for a grand total of 71 species. The winner of this poll is thus, ahem, drplokta.

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