Date Details Sitename
Friday 21 Feb

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 10:00 to 11:45,
20 Canada Goose 230 Greylag Goose 17 Mute Swan 2 Egyptian Goose 1 Gadwall 20 Mallard (+.) 27 Pochard 51 Tufted Duck 2 Little Grebe 4 Great Crested Grebe 1 Buzzard 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Green Woodpecker 4 Skylark 1 Song Thrush 2 Pied Wagtail [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 12 Feb

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:05 to 10:50, Sunny. Brisk, cold W. wind.
20 Canada Goose 42 Greylag Goose 13 Mute Swan 3 Shelduck 39 Pochard 63 Tufted Duck 1 Little Grebe 4 Great Crested Grebe 1 Buzzard 1 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Skylark (Singing.) 1 Meadow Pipit [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Tuesday 11 Feb

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:10 to 09:10, Bright. Strong,gusty W. wind.
1 Barn Owl (Roosting.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 05 Feb

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 08:40 to 11:00, Sunny, v. light W wind.
21 Canada Goose 60 Greylag Goose 32 Mute Swan 6 Shelduck 3 Gadwall 4 Pochard 72 Tufted Duck 1 Little Grebe 4 Great Crested Grebe 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Buzzard 1 Woodcock 1 Snipe (Possibly two.) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Male.) 6 Skylark (Four singing.) 4 Song Thrush (Two singing.) 2 Pied Wagtail [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 30 Jan

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 10:30 to 12:15, With Graham Barber.
80 Tufted Duck (circa.) 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Male) 1 Song Thrush (Singing.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 29 Jan

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 08:50 to 10:50, Sunny, cold SW wind.
4 Canada Goose 18 Greylag Goose 14 Mute Swan 10 Shoveler (Carp lake.) 18 Gadwall (Silt lake.) 9 Pochard (Carp lake.) 75 Tufted Duck (71 Carp lake, 4 Trout lake.) 2 Little Grebe 2 Great Crested Grebe 1 Buzzard 1 Barn Owl (Roosting.) 2 Skylark (One singing.) 10 Long-tailed Tit [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 16 Jan

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:05 to 11:20, Bright. Light but increasing S. wind.
8 Canada Goose 49 Greylag Goose 7 Egyptian Goose (Together on ploughed field.) 1 Shoveler (Silt lake.) 5 Gadwall (Silt lake.) 3 Pochard (Carp lake.) 100 Tufted Duck (circa. Carp lake.) 4 Little Grebe (Carp lake.) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Trout lake. Displaying.) 1 Great White Egret (Flew over from north. Appeared to drop into Chig. Lakes E.W.T. (Clearly much larger than Little Egret with yellow bill)) 1 Little Egret 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 5 Skylark (At least three singing.) 12 Long-tailed Tit 10 Meadow Pipit 4 Chaffinch 8 Goldfinch [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Tuesday 14 Jan

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 08:50 to 10:30, Overcast, calm, brief hazy rain to start.
6 Canada Goose 84 Greylag Goose (Trout lake, inc. one very pale individual.) 8 Mute Swan 6 Egyptian Goose (Carp lake.) 3 Gadwall (Silt lake.) 1 Pochard (Carp lake.) 82 Tufted Duck (81 Carp lake.) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Trout lake, displaying.) 5 Collared Dove 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Male.) 10 Long-tailed Tit 4 Chaffinch [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Tuesday 07 Jan

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:10 to 11:20,
5 Egyptian Goose (Trout lake.) 2 Shoveler (Silt lake.) 24 Pochard (20 Trout lake.) 37 Tufted Duck (34 Carp lake.) 1 Buzzard (Flew over.) 1 Curlew (On meadow.) 1 Snipe (Carp lake.) 2 Green Woodpecker 10 Magpie (+.) 2 Chiffchaff 1 Song Thrush 2 Chaffinch 2 Bullfinch (Pair. Farmhouse garden.) 1 Reed Bunting (Male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 11 Dec

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:10 to 11:10, Sunny, calm. Low numbers on lakes lately; weekly (Fri) shoot a factor?
2 Egyptian Goose (South House Farm.) 1 Pochard 1 Tufted Duck 8 Little Grebe 1 Sparrowhawk (Female.) 1 Buzzard 150 Wood Pigeon (circa. South House Farm.) 1 Green Woodpecker 30 Long-tailed Tit (circa.) 1 Chiffchaff 15 Fieldfare [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge