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London, United Kingdom (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of London, United Kingdom

Map of London, United Kingdom



Scott at Greenwich Meridian
Gray Heron (Ardea cinerea) Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius) Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula) - Female European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) - Female
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula) Eurasian Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) - Juvenile Common Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus)
Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)

A very large city without many natural areas.

Trips

Africa: Egypt and Ethiopia

12/31/2010: We started our journey with a two hour stopover in London. We took the tube to Hammersmith Bridge where we spent our time at a pub before returning to the airport for our flight to Cairo.



2/1/2011: We escaped the Egypt revolution, and we landed in Birmingham Airport early in the morning. From there, we had to take a train into London. We visited a friend of ours, and we walked around a bit in the center of London before catching our flight back the next day.

Next Visit (Cairo: 1/1/2011)



Species Recorded (47)

Birds ( 44 )

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Great Crested Grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Little Grebe - Tachybaptus ruficollis

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Great Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Gray Heron - Ardea cinerea

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Egyptian Goose - Alopochen aegyptiaca
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Graylag Goose - Anser anser
Common Pochard - Aythya ferina
Tufted Duck - Aythya fuligula
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula
Black Swan - Cygnus atratus
Mute Swan - Cygnus olor
Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Red-crested Pochard - Netta rufina
Northern Shoveler - Spatula clypeata
Common Shelduck - Tadorna tadorna

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Eurasian Sparrowhawk - Accipiter nisus
Red Kite - Milvus milvus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Eurasian Coot - Fulica atra
Eurasian Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Black-headed Gull - Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Mew Gull - Larus canus
Lesser Black-backed Gull - Larus fuscus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Stock Dove - Columba oenas
Common Wood-Pigeon - Columba palumbus

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Rose-ringed Parakeet - Psittacula krameri

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Carrion Crow - Corvus corone
Eurasian Jackdaw - Corvus monedula
Eurasian Jay - Garrulus glandarius
Eurasian Magpie - Pica pica

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Eurasian Blue Tit - Cyanistes caeruleus
Great Tit - Parus major
Coal Tit - Periparus ater

Kinglets ( Regulidae )
Goldcrest - Regulus regulus

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
European Robin - Erithacus rubecula
Eurasian Blackbird - Turdus merula

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Common Chaffinch - Fringilla coelebs

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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