Date Details Sitename
Thursday 18 Jul

Maldon 09:00 to 13:30, Sea wall walk, Maldon Recycling Centre to Mayland. Overcast, some light rain, heavy shower 11:30 to 12:10, moderate W. wind.
3 Little Grebe (Pair with one young. Dump Pool.) 2 Little Egret 1 Buzzard (Lawling Hall Farm.) 7 Curlew (Five, Mundon Creek.) 13 Black-tailed Godwit (Summer plumage. Four opp. Dump Pool, nine, Mundon Creek.) 1 Common Sandpiper (New Hall No.1, TL8904) 2 Turtle Dove (Flew from and returned to hedgerow just beyond Northey causeway.) 30 Swift (+. Brick house No.1 TL9004. Moving south as they fed.) 4 Kestrel (Three male.) 30 Skylark (+. Many singing.) 4 Swallow 3 House Martin (Lawling Hall Farm.) 1 Sedge Warbler (Lawling Hall Farm.) 2 Reed Warbler (Nr. Mundon Creek) 1 Song Thrush (Singing, Dump Road.) 60 House Sparrow (circa. Lawling Hall Farm.) 7 Yellow Wagtail (Inc. pair with juvenile.) 4 Linnet (Brick House No.3 TL9004) 6 Corn Bunting (Five singing.) 1 Reed Bunting (Male.) 1 Clouded Yellow (Stunning male, near Brick House No.2 TL9004. Flew from sea wall and settled in crop of linseed (?) Gatekeepers throughout walk.) [Malcolm Corbett]

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Thursday 20 Jun

Maldon 19:00 to 20:00,
2 Avocet 1 Buzzard 2 Cuckoo 4 Sandwich Tern (Party flew high East) 2 Lapwing 2 Curlew 1 Barn Owl [John Buchanan]

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Sunday 09 Jun

Maldon 07:30 to 08:30, Fine and sunny, light breeze
2 Shelduck (pair with 8 large ducklings in Heybridge Creek) 2 Cetti's Warbler (singing males in upper reaches of Heybridge Creek) 18 Swift (flying around over the town) [Murray Orchard]

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Tuesday 04 Jun

Maldon 10:45 to 11:00, Dry & overcast
1 Cetti's Warbler (Burst of song in scrub opposite green recycling depot in bates road) [Brian Bolton]

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Thursday 30 May

Maldon 06:15 to 07:00, Very low tide by A414 & Oak tree meadow
2 Cetti's Warbler 2 Lesser Whitethroat 6 Whitethroat 6 Blackcap 2 Stock Dove 1 Cuckoo (Singing male) 2 Reed Bunting 4 Reed Warbler 4 Sedge Warbler 2 Chiffchaff 3 Chaffinch 2 Greenfinch 5 Goldfinch 4 Wren 2 Song Thrush 11 Little Egret (Fishing in the puddles of the Blackwater just west of bypass) 2 Oystercatcher 2 Mute Swan 2 Moorhen (Chicks seen) 6 Canada Goose (2 broods) 6 Blackbird 20 Black-headed Gull 10 Mallard 1 Grey Heron 3 Cormorant 6 Swift 1 Pied Wagtail (Male carrying food) 6 Starling [Tony Kennelly]

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Thursday 23 May

Maldon 09:45 to 14:00,
1 Lesser Whitethroat (singing at the bottom of the Wick) 1 Bullfinch (maybe two, next to the Wick Meadow) [Paul Gymer]

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Thursday 16 May

Maldon 16:00 to 16:45, Fresh Easterly wind, clear sky, low water
2 Shelduck (Pair with 10 ducklings Hythe Quay) [Paul Jeffries]

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Saturday 11 May

Maldon 08:30 to 08:30,
1 Cuckoo (Singing male heard from a friend's garden in the vicinity of West Maldon community centre) 1 Skylark (Singing male across Limebrook wa) 6 House Martin (Over Limebrook way estate) [Tony Kennelly]

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Tuesday 07 May

Maldon 19:00 to 19:00,
1 Swift (Over Fambridge road houses) [Tony Kennelly]

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Friday 03 May

Maldon 15:00 to 15:00,
3 Cuckoo (We had a (loose) group of 3 birds flying west over Maldon High Street.) [John Sutherby]

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