Date Site Details
Monday 13 Sep Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea

Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea 13:30 to 16:00,
3 Common Tern (1 ad, 2 juvs) Osprey (over Pyefleet Channel) Kestrel 2 Wheatear 15 Curlew (+) Green Woodpecker 50 Goldfinch (+) 6 Linnet 2 Sparrowhawk 4 Grey Partridge Reed Bunting (female) Buzzard [Liz Huxley]

Wednesday 23 Dec Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea

Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea 11:30 to 12:00, Overcast, wet. Tide rising
100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 27 Shelduck 3 Red-breasted Merganser 17 Bar-tailed Godwit 37 Avocet 40 Oystercatcher 25 Redshank 110 Dunlin 1 Turnstone 3 Great Crested Grebe 2 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Little Egret 1 Skylark [Marsh Stitchman]

Wednesday 09 Sep Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea

Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea 10:00 to 12:00,
1 Wheatear 60 Avocet (approx) 120 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Knot 4 Whitethroat (+) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (+) 2 Blackcap 1 Chiffchaff 2 Hobby 1 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 10 Meadow Pipit (+) 6 Common Tern (+) 1 Osprey (distant on post on Geedon Marsh) 3 Swallow 1 Cetti's Warbler 300 Starling (+) 5 Turnstone [Liz Huxley]

Tuesday 08 Sep Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea

Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea 10:00 to 15:30,
2 Wheatear 100 Avocet (approx) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel (+) 2 Reed Warbler 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Osprey (distant on post, Geedon Marsh) 3 Swallow 20 Common Tern (approx) 1 Arctic Skua (on the water, then flew off over E Mersea) 1 Marsh Harrier (male) 2 Reed Bunting 20 Linnet (approx) 4 Great Crested Grebe [Liz Huxley]

Friday 21 Aug Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea

Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea 11:00 to 12:00, Blustery but warmish, rising tide.
1 Wheatear 2 Yellow Wagtail 2 Curlew 20 Redshank [Paul Saward]

Saturday 05 Sep Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea

Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea 19:10 to 19:20, Some compensation for being persuaded to take part in an open water swim!
27 Little Egret (up river to roost) 4 Marsh Harrier (up river to roost) 1 Osprey (hunting between Brightlingsea and Mersea, drifted off up river) [Paul Brayshaw]