Date Details Sitename
Saturday 04 Apr

Mersea Island 08:15 to 09:00, High tide ,calm sea,warm.
1 Red-necked Grebe (Victoria esplanade nice to have great crested further behind it.) 1 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade ) 2 Eider (mf type Victoria esplanade in with usual 5 herring gulls) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male over AF west mersea garden ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Friday 03 Apr

Mersea Island 08:00 to 09:00,
1 Great Northern Diver [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 08:01 to 09:01,
3 Eider (All female type plumage ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Wednesday 01 Apr

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
1 Red Kite (Drifting s/e) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Tuesday 31 Mar

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
2 Buzzard (Strood channel DU) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Strood channel DU pair) 1 Chiffchaff (Strood channel DU) 50 Linnet (Strood channel DU) 2 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade seen by MC ) 1 Eider (Victoria esplanade seen by MC ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Monday 30 Mar

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
1 Black-tailed Godwit (A coloured ringed BB BGF returned wintering in Tagus estuary near Lisbon on way back to breed in Iceland.seen &info found by Andy Field.) 2 Goldcrest (Firs chase garden (DU)) 2 Blackcap (Firs chase garden (DU) pr over wintering ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Sunday 23 Feb

Mersea Island 09:00 to 17:00,
2 Snipe (Cudmore grove flooded fields east of hide up to 16 when not windy ) 3 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade PM now very black & white losing the winter plumage not summer but very smart. SE & AF) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Saturday 25 Jan

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
3 Great Northern Diver (2 Victoria esplanade 1 off coast rd AF) 7 Slavonian Grebe (Off cudmore grove AF) 10 White-fronted Goose (Cudmore grove AF) 4 Snipe (Cudmore grove AF) 9 Red-breasted Merganser (7 Victoria esplanade 2 off monkey steps AF) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Friday 24 Jan

Mersea Island 11:00 to 13:00, High tide, continuous light drizzle
1 Great Northern Diver (Off Victoria Esplanade at 12:00) 12 Sanderling (Off Victoria Esplanade at 12:00) 4 Slavonian Grebe (Off Coopers Beach at 12:30) [Paul Hargreaves]

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
300 Black-tailed Godwit (Cudmore grove DU) 10 Slavonian Grebe (Cudmore grove DU) 10 White-fronted Goose (Cudmore grove DU) 112 Great Crested Grebe (Cudmore grove (DU)) 17 Red-breasted Merganser (Cudmore grove DU) 1 Firecrest (Hedge side of Firs chase caravan just below feldview cemetery DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Thursday 23 Jan

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
1 Firecrest (Down side Firs chase caravan site(DU)) 3 Goldcrest (Down side Firs chase caravan site DU) 1 Stonechat (Strood channel DU) 2 Corn Bunting (Strood channel DU) 1 Coal Tit (Firs chase garden DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Wednesday 22 Jan

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade (MC)(AF)) 2 Slavonian Grebe (Coopers beach AF MC) 1 Fieldfare (Maydays farm AF MC) 2 Hen Harrier (Male & ringtail maydays AF MC) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island