Mersea Island

The following analysis is derived solely from the records captured on the EBwS website.

There were 14 visits in 2019 with a total of 53 different species recorded by 1 observers throughout the year (by comparison 24 species were recorded in 2018 from 2 visits). Highlights during the year included Black Brant, Raven. There were more sightings recorded of Lapland Bunting (1) than any other location.

Top Recorded locations - 2019

Visits by Month in 2019

Records at Mersea Island in 2019

Species Status Count
Black Brant Description required 1
Black-tailed Godwit Regular 2
Blackcap Regular 1
Buzzard Regular 1
Cetti's Warbler Notes required 2
Chaffinch Abundant 2
Common Tern Regular 1
Corn Bunting Regular 3
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Abundant 2
Egyptian Goose Scarce 1
Fieldfare Regular 3
Gannet Regular 1
Golden Plover Regular 1
Goldfinch Regular 2
Green Sandpiper Regular 1
Grey Partridge Scarce 1
Hen Harrier Scarce 2
House Sparrow Abundant 1
Kingfisher Scarce 2
Knot Regular 1
Lapland Bunting Scarce 1
Lesser Whitethroat Regular 1
Linnet Regular 3
Little Egret Regular 1
Little Owl Regular 3
Marsh Harrier Regular 2
Mediterranean Gull Regular 1
Merlin Scarce 3
Osprey Notes required 1
Pale-bellied Brent Goose Notes required 1
Pied Flycatcher Scarce 1
Pied Wagtail Regular 1
Raven Description required 1
Red Kite Scarce 1
Red-throated Diver Regular 1
Redshank Regular 2
Reed Bunting Regular 2
Reed Warbler Regular 1
Sandwich Tern Regular 1
Siskin Regular 1
Skylark Regular 1
Slavonian Grebe Scarce 1
Spotted Flycatcher Scarce 2
Stonechat Regular 3
Teal Abundant 1
Water Rail Regular 1
Wheatear Regular 1
Whimbrel Regular 1
Whinchat Regular 1
Whitethroat Regular 1
Wigeon Abundant 1
Yellow Wagtail Regular 1
Yellowhammer Regular 2