Date Site Details
Sunday 16 May Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 14:30 to 17:30, Mild
2 Shelduck 3 Linnet 2 Yellow Wagtail 2 Sedge Warbler 6 Greylag Goose 5 Skylark 8 Cormorant 1 Whitethroat 1 Little Egret 13 Oystercatcher 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Blackcap 4 Reed Bunting 1 Chaffinch 4 Mallard 1 Chiffchaff 1 Wren 8 Swallow 2 Pheasant [Philip Davie]

Sunday 02 May Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 15:00 to 17:00, Sunny. Showers. Light wind.
21 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Shelduck 2 Skylark 2 Sedge Warbler (Heard only) 2 Mute Swan 2 Chaffinch 10 House Sparrow 1 Whitethroat 2 Yellow Wagtail 6 Swallow 2 Rook 1 Raven 2 Pheasant 1 Cuckoo (Heard only) 1 Moorhen 5 Greylag Goose 2 Cormorant 3 Reed Bunting [Philip Davie]

Sunday 04 Apr Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 15:00 to 17:00, Warm, sunny.
6 Brent Goose 7 Pheasant [Philip Davie]

Friday 28 Aug Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 13:00 to 13:30, Showery
1 Corncrake (No visual. Calling from the dry borrowdyke at the sea wall by the power station) [John Walmsley]

Saturday 19 Oct Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 12:00 to 15:30, mainly sunny SW breeze increasing
1 Gannet (juvenile S from BBO) 8 Little Egret (at least ) 7 Red-breasted Merganser (drake + female types) 2 Buzzard 2 Peregrine Falcon (pair) 1 Hobby (on shinglebank) 1 Kestrel 1 Little Owl (calling) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Stonechat 1 Rock Pipit (at least) [Sean Gregory]

Saturday 17 Aug Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 15:30 to 18:00, sunny, light westerly breeze
40 Swallow (around observatory bushes. Feeding on insects then resting in elm clump) 21 Swift 1 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Whitethroat 1 Marsh Harrier 5 Yellow Wagtail 1 Chiffchaff 2 Kestrel 400 Black-headed Gull (Feeding on flying ants emerging above salt marsh and land behind sea wall) [Andrew Stroud]

Friday 26 Apr Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 13:00 to 13:30, Sunny
2 Little Tern (Pair seen along shoreline close to Power station.) 2 Peregrine Falcon (Courting behavior around nestbox on Power station.) 1 Whitethroat 4 Lesser Whitethroat 5 Linnet 1 Sedge Warbler [Tony Thomas]

Tuesday 11 Dec Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 14:30 to 15:00, Sunny and calm - High tide
1 Eider (Lone female 100m off Power station) [Tony Thomas]

Wednesday 09 Dec Bradwell-on-Sea

Bradwell-on-Sea 08:30 to 15:00,
2 Cormorant (Two birds seen with white breeding flank patches. This may, or may not, be usual but I don't recall ever seeing birds with breeding patches in early December before.) 22 Pintail 1 Merlin (female) 1 Blackcap (male) 3 Song Thrush (two of them singing birds) 20 Blackbird 6 Sanderling 2 Little Owl (1 farm elms, 1 Othona thicket) 1 Peregrine Falcon (immature male) 2 Red-throated Diver 1 Great Northern Diver (flew out of the estuary and presumably the same bird flew back again a little later) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 8 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier [John Sutherby]