Date Site Details
Thursday 14 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 17:00, W1-NW3 8-0/8
41 Blackbird 325 Goldfinch 6 Redpoll sp. 9 Jay Brambling [Paul Brayshaw]

Wednesday 13 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 15:00, NW1-2 2/8 cloud clearing
872 Goldfinch 331 Wood Pigeon (flocks coming in from W-NW, circling and then heading N) 50 Chaffinch 25 Brambling 32 Siskin 143 Redwing 29 Redpoll sp. Razorbill (close offshore drifting north) 16 Jay 7 Tree Sparrow 5 Swallow 5 Rock Pipit 3 Guillemot (North) [Paul Brayshaw]

Tuesday 12 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 17:00, N2-4 initially 0/8 then weather front 8/8
454 Goldfinch 21 Siskin 720 Redwing (in off and west) 123 Chaffinch (in off and west) Arctic Skua 48 Song Thrush (in off and west) 44 Blackbird (in off and west) 18 Fieldfare (in off and west) Great Skua 34 Brambling (in off and west) [Paul Brayshaw]

Friday 08 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 15:15, Sw1 low cloud and drizzle am slowly clearing
40 Robin 39 Song Thrush 53 Blackbird 16 Redwing 193 Common Scoter (170s 23n) 4 Brambling 14 Chiffchaff 4 Red-breasted Merganser 613 Wigeon (602s 11n) 20 Lapwing 1710 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (1703s 7n) 174 Teal 12 Pintail 21 Tufted Duck 4 Little Gull (4n) 3 Arctic Tern (Juvs) 11 Mediterranean Gull 7 Red-throated Diver (7n) [Paul Brayshaw]

Thursday 07 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 17:30, Sw2 8/8 good vis
585 Meadow Pipit 228 Cormorant (211s 17n) 324 Linnet 866 Goldfinch 42 Siskin 45 Skylark 14 Red-throated Diver (9n 5s) 39 Chaffinch 5 Rock Pipit Yellow Wagtail 17 Brambling 276 Knot 38 Reed Bunting 2 Tree Sparrow Short-eared Owl 2 Scaup 2 Sparrowhawk (In off) Arctic Skua [Paul Brayshaw]

Wednesday 06 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 15:15, W-NW-N3-6 8/8
870 Wigeon (865s 5n) 138 Meadow Pipit 331 Teal (329s2n) 10 Red-throated Diver (1n 9s) 34 Gannet (14n 20s) 7 Tree Sparrow 169 Common Scoter (164s 5n) 3 Sand Martin Hen Harrier (Ringtail south close inshore then seen over holland haven scrape ) Great Skua 33 Sandwich Tern 6 Little Gull (5s 1n) 3 Arctic Skua 17 Mediterranean Gull 3 Grey Heron 13 Spoonbill (@1200. Seen earlier passing bawdsey and then Holland haven) Hobby Short-eared Owl 5 Guillemot 117 Dunlin [Paul Brayshaw]

Tuesday 05 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 17:00, Se7-8 heavy rain initially, later w2 brighter
7 Arctic Tern Manx Shearwater 2 Arctic Skua 6 Kittiwake [Paul Brayshaw]

Sunday 03 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 11:00, Sw2-3 8/8
732 Meadow Pipit Merlin (In off) 2 Siskin Brambling 2 Redwing [Paul Brayshaw]

Sunday 26 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 18:30, S1-SW4 8-0/8, good vis becoming moderate. Movement to south unless stated. Selected totals
311 Meadow Pipit 7 Grey Wagtail 80 Teal Fulmar (North) 4 Yellow Wagtail 14 Linnet (first movement for a couple of weeks) 34 Swallow Rock Pipit Wheatear 6 Pintail 36 Wigeon 30 Gannet (26 North, 4 south) 5 Red-throated Diver Black-throated Diver (close summer plumaged bird) Red-breasted Merganser Guillemot 1325 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (1N in am, 1324S in 48 flocks from 1330-dark) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea 09:34 to 10:44, Little wind, some clouds, mist out to sea
Teal (flying south, low) 25 Wigeon (south, high) 2 Mallard (north, high) Peregrine Falcon (Flew purposefully south close in at 9:42. Probable immature.) 8 Brent Goose (south) 10 Swallow (south) 37 Meadow Pipit (35 south, 2 in off sea) 20 Goldfinch (south, but just over land, so possibly a local movement) [Simon Banks]

Saturday 25 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 18:15, Misty early, then slowly clearing. Early watch then again from mid afternoon. Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
Guillemot (offshore drifting south) Little Tern 6 Sandwich Tern 4 Common Tern (South) 4 Jay (seemed to come in off early am through the mist - first for the year I believe) 4 Gannet 2 Common Scoter Mediterranean Gull (south) Purple Sandpiper (on rocks, GC seawall pm) Rock Pipit (GC seawall) Whimbrel (on GC with Curlew) [Paul Brayshaw]