Date Site Details
Wednesday 17 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
Spotted Flycatcher (Seen once Feldy view cemetery DU ) 7 Willow Warbler (6 Plus, early Feldy view cemetery, 1 firs chase garden DU DU ) 6 Little Grebe (Rewsells natural side boating lake SE) Whinchat (Possible!!! 6th day at bottom end Strood hill stubble field DU) Greenshank (Strood channel DU ) 2 Whimbrel (Strood channel DU ) Knot (Strood channel DU ) 300 Black-tailed Godwit (Plus,Dabchicks sailing club along Strood channel DU ) 250 Redshank (Plus Strood channel DU ) 29 Grey Plover (Strood channel DU ) 27 Golden Plover (Strood channel DU ) Common Tern (Strood channel DU ) 5 Sand Martin (Strood channel DU ) 80 Swallow (Plus Strood channel DU ) 4 Yellow Wagtail (Strood channel , Chinese water deer at Central ditch(first time) DU) Swift (Over firs chase garden DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Tuesday 16 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 07:00 to 13:00,
Pied Flycatcher (Found by Andy Field seen by SE,DU,JN,MC in feldy view cemetery still there.) 20 Willow Warbler (Plus could easily be more feldy view cemetery AF SE DU JN MC) Jay (Feldy view cemetery ) Great Spotted Woodpecker (Feldy view cemetery ) 6 Green Sandpiper (Flew from Strood channel saltings toward copt hall AF) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 11:00 to 20:00, Second report (update,)
Stonechat (Juv Strood channel central ditch AF) 9 Dunlin (Coopers beach saltings SE) Whimbrel (Coopers beach saltings SE ) 10 Ringed Plover (Coopers beach saltings SE ) 106 Golden Plover (Plus could be 150+ Coopers beach saltings SE ) 37 Curlew (Coopers beach SE ) Common Gull (Coopers beach SE ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Monday 15 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 07:00 to 16:00, DU= Dougal Urquhart, MC=Martin Cock, SE= me
Whinchat (Central ditch Strood channel DU SE) 2 Stonechat (Juv Strood channel DU ) 100 Linnet (Strood channel DU ) 50 House Sparrow (Strood channel DU ) 11 Corn Bunting (10 Strood channel DU , 1 maydays SE) 11 Reed Bunting (10 Strood channel DU , 1 maydays MC ) 25 Skylark (Strood channel DU ) 10 Goldfinch (Strood channel DU ) 3 Yellow Wagtail (Strood channel DU ) 5 Willow Warbler (4 Strood channel DU, 1 maydays MC ) 2 Sedge Warbler (1 Strood channel DU , 1 maydays MC) Cetti's Warbler (Strood channel DU ) 4 Whitethroat (3 Strood channel DU , 1 maydays MC) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (1 Strood channel DU , 1 Maydays MC) Buzzard (Strood channel SE ) 3 Hobby (3 Maydays MC, poss same 1 off reeves hall SE ) 2 Marsh Harrier (1 maydays MC, 1 Langenhoe SE) Common Sandpiper (Maydays MC ) Golden Plover (Maydays MC ) 20 Grey Plover (Plus maydays MC ) Chiffchaff (Maydays MC ) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (1 gyants, 1 maydays SE) 7 Greenfinch (5 Maydays , 2 meeting lane SE) 15 Chaffinch (Maydays SE ) 71 Black-tailed Godwit (Off shop lane SE) Avocet (Off shop lane SE) 10 Common Tern (Off shop lane SE) 5 Reed Warbler (4 Strood channel DU , 1 maydays MC) [Stephen Entwistle]

Sunday 14 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
2 Red Kite (Over Strood causeway 1am then later one feeding in stubble field below bowls club (only our 2nd record landed on island DU) 9 Long-tailed Tit (Shop lane SE ) 5 Lesser Whitethroat (Entrance to reeves hall SE) 8 Goldfinch (Entrance to reeves hall SE) [Stephen Entwistle]

Saturday 13 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 17:00,
2 Stonechat (Central ditch Strood channel SE) 11 Corn Bunting (Central ditch Strood Channel SE) 4 Mediterranean Gull (Strood channel SE ) Grey Heron (Strood channel SE ) 6 Linnet (Plus Strood channel SE ) 33 Swallow (25 Plus Strood channel SE , 8 shop lane AF ) 4 Great Black-backed Gull (Strood channel SE ) 12 Greenshank (Off maydays seawall DU) Whinchat (Maydays DU ) Chiffchaff (Shop lane AF ) Sparrowhawk (Young calling fish pond wood AF ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Friday 12 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 19:30, DU= Dougal Urquhart, MC= Martin Cock, AF= Andy Field, SE= Steve Entwistle
3 Grey Plover (Maydays MC ) Whimbrel (Maydays MC ) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (Dabclicks sailing club to Strood DU ) 2 Common Sandpiper (Maydays creek MC ) 8 Green Sandpiper (1 maydays creek, 7 over Langenhoe MC) 7 Greenshank (From maydays seawall MC ) Sparrowhawk (Little paddocks MT) 2 Marsh Harrier (Maydays MC ) 2 Buzzard (Maydays MC ) Cetti's Warbler (Maydays MC ) 9 Willow Warbler (4 seawall Strood, 3 feldy view, 2 emptess drive SE) Whinchat (Strood channel central ditch /seawall DU ) 3 Corn Bunting (Strood channel DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Thursday 11 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, DU= Dougal Urquhart, MC = Martin Cock
Swift (Strood channel DU ) 12 Willow Warbler (10 Plus along walk firs chase to Strood channel DU, 2 west Mersea garden MC ) Stonechat (Strood channel DU ) Wheatear (Chase to Bowers hall farm shop SE) [Stephen Entwistle]

Wednesday 10 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
4 Willow Warbler (3 plus feldy view, 1 firs chase garden DU ) Swallow (Rusty (our rusty coloured )still in around Dabclicks sailing club DU) 150 Black-tailed Godwit (Plus behind Dabclicks sailing club to Strood DU) 40 Ringed Plover (On cobmarsh Island DU) Swift (West Mersea garden MC ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Tuesday 09 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
2 Ringed Plover (Off cudmore Grove SE) 5 Sanderling (Some summer off cudmore Grove SE ) Common Tern (Off cudmore Grove SE) Wheatear (Shop lane DU) Sparrowhawk (Fishpond wood DU) 6 Willow Warbler (Plus gyants marsh DU , chinese water deer) Lesser Whitethroat (Gyants marsh DU, 3 brown argus ) Yellowhammer (Gyants marsh DU , purple hairstreak, ) Swallow (Gyants marsh DU, 20+ common blue) 3 Buzzard (Ad & juv gyants marsh DU, 2 clouded yellow ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Monday 08 Aug Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Seen by Dougal Urquhart at Cudmore Grove
Willow Warbler (Cudmore Grove, /willow emerald ) 10 House Martin (Cudmore Grove 50+ small red eye damselflies ) 6 Sand Martin (Cudmore Grove ) 6 Mediterranean Gull (Cudmore Grove ) 3 Yellow Wagtail Redshank (Leucistic ) 3 Ringed Plover (Adult with 2 young) [Stephen Entwistle]