Date Details Sitename
Thursday 07 Nov

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 10:45 to 12:15, With Graham Barber.
2 Egyptian Goose (Small lake.) 1 Kestrel 1 Chiffchaff 2 Redwing 1 Mistle Thrush 2 Linnet (Possibly more. With goldfinch flock.) 25 Goldfinch (circa.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 09 Oct

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 08:45 to 09:50, And 11:25 to 11:45. Sunny, light but increasing SW wind.
2 Egyptian Goose (Large lake.) 21 Pochard 14 Great Crested Grebe 1 Buzzard 1 Arctic Tern (Juvenile. Seen at rest and in flight on large lake; short legs, dark bill, extensive but not full black cap, grey upper parts with noticeable white trailing edge to upper wing. (Thanks to SDW).) 1 Kingfisher [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 02 Oct

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:25 to 10:25, And 12:20 to 12:45. Sunny, fresh NW wind.
8 Mute Swan 2 Egyptian Goose (Island, large lake.) 19 Shoveler 7 Gadwall 25 Mallard 28 Pochard 11 Little Grebe 18 Great Crested Grebe 1 Chiffchaff 1 Wheatear (Between gravel drive and small lake.) 2 Bullfinch (By public footpath exit to Scraley Road.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 26 Sep

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 13:45 to 14:50, Cloudy, warm, brisk W wind.
12 Mute Swan 2 Egyptian Goose (Island, small lake.) 20 Shoveler (+.) 4 Gadwall 34 Pochard 3 Little Grebe 20 Great Crested Grebe 1 Snipe 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Hobby (Seen off by Black-headed Gull.) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 19 Sep

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 10:35 to 12:15, Sunny, clear sky, calm. With Graham Barber.
2 Egyptian Goose (Large lake.) 20 Pochard (+.) 23 Great Crested Grebe 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Snipe 1 Hobby (Two sightings, possibly same bird.) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 18 Sep

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 07:50 to 08:55, Red Fox also seen.
4 Egyptian Goose (On island, large lake.) 8 Gadwall 21 Pochard 7 Little Grebe 20 Great Crested Grebe 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 12 Sep

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 10:05 to 11:30, Sunny, warm, fresh SW wind. Small Copper also seen. With Graham Barber.
15 Mute Swan (Inc. pair with five well grown young.) 3 Pochard 40 Tufted Duck (circa.) 25 Great Crested Grebe 15 Cormorant 1 Buzzard 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Female.) 1 Hobby (Chasing hirundines.) 40 Sand Martin (circa. In mixed hirundine movement to SW with similar numbers of Swallow and House Martin.) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 29 Aug

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 10:40 to 12:05, Sunny, hot, SW breeze. With Graham Barber.
32 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. two juvenile.) 1 Buzzard 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Willow Warbler (At least.) 6 Lesser Whitethroat (+.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 22 Aug

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 18:20 to 20:20,
6 Little Grebe (Inc. two young.) 25 Great Crested Grebe (circa.) 1 Little Egret (None roosting at end of visit.) 10 Cormorant (Flew over to Chigborough EWT.) 1 Herring Gull 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Kingfisher 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 8 Swallow 1 Willow Warbler 15 Chiffchaff (circa.) 1 Reed Warbler 6 Blackcap 1 Whitethroat [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Monday 19 Aug

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 08:00 to 09:05, And 11:15 to 11:50. Sunny, light to moderate SW wind.
45 Tufted Duck (+. Inc. 20+ young in two broods.) 1 Little Grebe 29 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. two juvenile.) 7 Grey Heron 10 Cormorant 70 Coot (circa.) 3 Swift 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Female.) 40 Sand Martin (circa.) 5 Swallow 40 House Martin (circa.) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) 5 Willow Warbler (+.) 15 Chiffchaff (+.) 1 Reed Warbler 2 Blackcap 1 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Whitethroat [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge