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Garganey
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Josh Jones
Date
18 April 2019
Description
Drake on No 4 Reservoir.
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Site Location Details

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Site Details

A complex of ten man-made reservoirs, namely Lockwood, High Maynard, Low Maynard, Warwick East, Warwick West, No1, No 2, No 3, No 4 and No 5. They are situated in north London, between Tottenham and Walthamstow, both north and south of A503, Forest Road and are owned by Thames Water.

Address

Walthamstow Reservoirs
Thames Water, Walthamstow Reservoir, Ferry Lane, Walthamstow. E17

Contact Details

Telephone: 020 8808 1527

Local Weather

Birding Sites in the Walthamstow Reservoirs Area

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Directions

From Blackhorse Road tube/BR station, head west along Forest Road and the entrance is on your left.

Access

Access is by way of permit obtained from Thames Water at Walthamstow Reservoir, Ferry Lane, Walthamstow. E17 Tel. 0208 808 1527 Day permits are £1.50.

Parking

Available on site.

Opening Times

Open throughout the year, during daylight hours in the winter and from 7am until dusk in the summer.

Facilities

Two hides, toilets and a noticeboard at reception.

Key Areas / Routes

Three reservoirs lie north of the road and seven to the south. North of the road generally the Lockwood usually produces the rarer birds. Migrants also favour it more, with flocks of wagtails, pipits and wheatears present in spring and autumn. South of the road the East Warwick and No 5 are also most productive. But all reservoirs should be checked as anything can be anywhere.

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