The EBwS Bird News provides a summary of sightings for the past 14 days.
  • Headline News highlights interesting birds categorised as locally scarce or where the EBwS requires full notes/descriptions
  • Reports provides the full details of the sightings submitted to this website as well as other records e.g. from the East London Birders Forum
  • Table provides the same information as Reports but in a tabular format
  • Photos highlights the latest photos that have been uploaded to the website

Amber indicates a local or uncommon species, red indicates EBwS requires notes, bold red indicates EBwS requires a description.

EBwS Headline Bird News

Tuesday 31 Mar
Maldon: 1 Cetti's Warbler
Kelvedon Hatch: 2 Red Kite, 2 Raven
Dobbs Weir, Nazeing: 3 Cetti's Warbler
Good Easter: 1 Raven
Thaxted: 1 Brambling
Whetmead NR, nr Witham: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Harris's Hawk
Elsenham: 1 White-tailed Eagle
Monday 30 Mar
Mountnessing: 1 Red Kite
Margaretting: 1 Red Kite
Ardleigh Reservoir: 7 Egyptian Goose
Kelvedon Hatch: 1 Red Kite
Wix: 1 White-tailed Eagle, 1 Brambling
Sunday 29 Mar
Witham: 1 Kingfisher
Saturday 28 Mar
Ingatestone: 1 Red Kite
Frinton-on-Sea: 24 Brambling, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Fulmar
Friday 27 Mar
University of Essex, Colchester: 1 Cetti's Warbler
Broomhouse, Langham: 2 Red Kite, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Cetti's Warbler
Frinton-on-Sea: 18 Little Gull, 16 Brambling, 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine Falcon
Thursday 26 Mar
Tendring: 2 Grey Partridge
Frinton-on-Sea: 1 Great Northern Diver
Bowers Marsh (RSPB): 3 Cetti's Warbler, 3 White-fronted Goose, 1 Merlin
Wednesday 25 Mar
Doddinghurst: 1 Raven, 2 Bullfinch
Ardleigh Reservoir: 5 Goosander
Great Holland: 2 Black Redstart
Frinton-on-Sea: 1 Black Redstart
Tuesday 24 Mar
Writtle: 2 Egyptian Goose
Leyton Flats: 1 Osprey
Fairstead, near Terling: 1 Peregrine Falcon
Naze, The: 1 Black Redstart
Abberton Reservoir: 1 Whooper Swan, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 6 Egyptian Goose
Monday 23 Mar
Kelvedon Hatch: 1 Raven
Terling: 2 Red Kite
Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT): 1 Kingfisher, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet
Ardleigh Reservoir: 7 Goosander
Bowers Marsh (RSPB): 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Little Ringed Plover
University of Essex, Colchester: 1 Cetti's Warbler
Sunday 22 Mar
TQ5894: 2 Lesser Redpoll
Abberton Reservoir: 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Goosander
Mistley: 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Black Swan
Cattawade Marsh/Splodge: 2 Red Kite, 1 Egyptian Goose
Nazeing GP, Lea Valley: 2 Egyptian Goose
Stondon Massey: 1 Red Kite
Saturday 21 Mar
Naze, The: 6 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Firecrest, 1 Merlin
Abberton Reservoir: 4 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Raven, 1 Red Kite, 2 Whooper Swan, 16 Goosander, 9 Egyptian Goose, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Kingfisher
Witham: 2 Red Kite
Frinton-on-Sea: 1 Great Northern Diver, 7 Fulmar, 1 Shag, 1 Black Redstart
Wix: 1 Hen Harrier
TL5306: 1 Jack Snipe
Whetmead NR, nr Witham: 1 Red Kite