Grus grus

Rare visitor: less than annual.

BOU Name
Common Crane
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Crane 27 May 2021 WigboroWick Farm, St Osyth Clive Atkins 1 Circuled several times , then headed slowly east
Crane 27 May 2021 Wix James Davidson 1 Soared a few times but moving quite quickly and high NW towards Bradfield. Shortly afterwards observed by others landing between Cattawade and Flatford
Crane 11 Apr 2021 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT Steve Grimwade 1 2 adults circled the reserve and drifted off southwest
Crane 28 Sep 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 2 Flyover flew NE over east Mersea Andy field
Crane 22 Sep 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1 F/o west Mersea calling only IAN BLACK
Crane 07 Apr 2020 Maldon Tony Kennelly 3 Flying over the garden westwards & circling over Morrisons before carrying on west
Crane 07 Apr 2020 Wix James Davidson 3 Came high south across the river from Suffolk at 13:40, soared then moved southwest at 13:45 between here and Bradfield
Crane 22 Oct 2019 East Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1 Heading east over stone point(DU)
Crane 22 Apr 2019 Witham Paul Threadgold 2 Seen heading towards tiptree area
Crane 19 Apr 2019 Rayne Chris Turner 4 Circling over Rayne heading towards gt Leighs and chelmsford
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