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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.

Want to submit your wildlife sightings? You can fill out the form below or alternatively email 

wildlifesightings@leevalleypark.org.uk

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Recent sightings in the park
Cornmill Meadow

24/05/22, 18:45

Calling Cuckoo. Definitely 2 Males Calling, possibly 3 and at least one female Calling (Bubbling)

David Warren

Cornmill Meadows

22/05/22, 14:38

Red-and-black Froghopper

David Moir

Norman’s pond Fishers Green

21/05/22, 13:15

Four spot chaser dragonfly

Caroline Leonard

Cornmill Meadows

07/05/22, 15:39

Azure Damselfly (F) and Blue-tailed Damselfly (M)

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

06/05/22, 14:34

Spider - Pisaura mirabilis

David Moir

Holyfield Weir

05/05/22, 13:30

Pair of red crested Pochards

Caroline Leonard

Holyfield Weir

04/05/22, 07:52

Greenshank

Stuart Fox

Fishers Green

04/05/22, 07:52

Chiffchaff

Stuart Fox

Amwell

03/05/22, 07:52

Arctic Tern

Stuart Fox

HMWT Amwell

20/04/22, 12:45

One Large Red damselfly, by the river in the Dragonfly Trail.

Graham Canny

Norman’s pond Fishers Green

22/05/22, 15:30

Mother Shipton moth

Caroline Leonard

Norman’s pond Fishers Green

22/05/22, 07:07

Burnet companion moth

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green outside the Wildlife Discovery Centre

19/05/22, 13:30

Painted lady butterfly

Caroline Leonard

Cornmill Meadows

07/05/22, 14:14

Crab Spider

David Moir

Fishers Green

05/05/22, 14:15

Green Woodpecker

Caroline Leonard

Norman’s Pond, Fishers Green

05/05/22, 13:06

Broad-bodied Chaser

Caroline Leonard

Hall Marsh Scrape

04/05/22, 07:52

Garden Warbler

Stuart Fox

Hall Marsh

04/05/22, 07:52

Common Whitethroat

Stuart Fox

Amwell

02/05/22, 07:52

Wood Sandpiper

Stuart Fox

Myddelton House Gardens

20/04/22, 10:15

Holly Blue, Speckled Wood, Small White, Brimstone (M & F), Orange Tip and Peacock butterflies. Bee-fly.

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

22/05/22, 15:11

Scorpion Fly (Panorpia communis?)

David Moir

Norman’s pond Fishers Green

21/05/22, 23:50

Common blue butterfly

Caroline Leonard

Cornmill Meadows

08/05/22, 15:02

Drake Mackerel Mayfly, Broad-bodied Chaser (F), Hairy Dragonfly

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

06/05/22, 14:59

Cranefly (Tipula spp.) mating pair

David Moir

Fishers Green

05/05/22, 14:00

Brassica Shieldbug

Caroline Leonard

Wildlife Discovery Centre, Fishers Green

05/05/22, 10:00

Cuckoo

Caroline Leonard

Hooks Marsh

04/05/22, 07:52

Wren

Stuart Fox

Hall Marsh Scrape

03/05/22, 09:30

Cuckoo heard

Dawn Richardson

Seventy Acres Lake, Fishers Green

22/04/22, 09:30

Redhead Smew with Tufted Ducks near Hooks Marsh Bridge, 2 Common Tern on est side of lake, 5 Cetti's Warbler's (heard), Silver Wood Duck, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker

Dawn Richardson

Bowyer's Water

09/04/22, 10:15

Spotted Wood butterfly seen on the verge of the park around the lake

Colin Freeman