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Wildlife sightings

We'd love to hear about the wildlife you’ve spotted in Lee Valley Regional Park. Every record helps us to monitor how species are doing throughout the park and will also feed into wider county records.

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Recent sightings in the park
Waterworks Nature Reserve

12/09/21, 10:00

Brown Argus

David Jordan

Cornmill Meadows

23/08/21, 14:32

Willow Emerald Damselflies - several

David Moir

Lee Valley canalside

19/08/21, 14:00

Jersey Tiger Moth

Jenny Quiggin

Lee valley golf course

15/08/21, 17:18

Grass Snake

Jonathon kemp

Fishers Green Norman’s Pond area

15/08/21, 15:38

Green-veined White

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green, on the path outside the Wildlife Discovery Centre

15/08/21, 13:05

Male Black-tailed Skimmer

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green outside Wildlife Discovery Centre

01/08/21, 14:10

Pair of Scorpion Flies

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green outside Wildlife Discovery Centre.

01/08/21, 12:13

Brown Hawker Dragonfly

Caroline Leonard

Cornmill Meadows - Tree Park

23/07/21, 10:15

Ruddy Darter - male

David Moir

Fishers Green

13/07/21, 09:45

Gatekeeper Butterfly

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green, Seventy Acres Lake

29/08/21, 19:47

Flock of 30 Barnacle Geese

Caroline Leonard

Norman's Pond area

22/08/21, 15:12

An unusual beetle - doesn't have a common name but it's latin/binomial name is Platycis minutus. He was seen on an umbellifer in the field across the road from Norman's Pond field.

Mark Phillips

Thistly Marsh, Cheshunt, near Giant Chair

18/08/21, 12:30

Grass Snake

Tracy Watkins

Fishers Green Norman’s Pond area

15/08/21, 15:42

Soldier Beetle

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green by Norman’s Pond

15/08/21, 15:33

Comma

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green In front of the Wildlife Discovery Centre

15/08/21, 12:38

Small Tortoiseshell

Caroline Leonard

Flood Relief Channel, Fishers Green

01/08/21, 12:30

Young Reed Warblers feeding in the willows along the channel.

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green outside Wildlife Discovery Centre

01/08/21, 12:13

Jersey Tiger Moth.
Flew past me and landed in Alder tree.

Caroline Leonard

Cornmill Meadows

23/07/21, 09:30

Hornet Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria)

David Moir

Hall Marsh Scrape

07/07/21, 15:34

Gatekeeper. Also Small Skipper near N E corner of Bowyer's Water.

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

23/08/21, 14:38

Migrant Hawkers - a few

David Moir

Hall Marsh Scrape

20/08/21, 14:23

Elephant Hawk-moth caterpillar

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

18/08/21, 10:10

Willow Emerald Damselfly

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green Norman’s Pond area

15/08/21, 15:39

Meadow Brown

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green, on the fence outside the Wildlife Discovery Centre

15/08/21, 13:31

Female Black-tailed Skimmer

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green, between Lee Flood Relief Channel & electricity sub-station

03/08/21, 09:39

Jersey Tiger Moth

David Moir

Fishers Green outside Wildlife Discovery Centre

01/08/21, 12:20

Long-tailed Tit

Caroline Leonard

Waltham Abbey Gardens - moat in orchard

26/07/21, 12:00

Dock Bug (Coreus marginatus)

David Moir

Fishers Green near Holyfield Weir

13/07/21, 10:00

Pair of Blue-tailed Damselflies

Caroline Leonard

Walton's Walk

05/07/21, 10:20

Hoverfly - Chrysotoxum bicinctum

David Moir