Date Details Sitename
Saturday 17 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 11:15 to 12:00, Sunny but chilly
1 Kittiwake (Still showing very well from Gate or layby looking healthier now ) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Friday 16 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:00 to 08:00, Sunny
1 Kittiwake (Still east side of pit) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Dropped in very briefly then flew off N) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Thursday 15 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Sunny
1 Kittiwake (Still on East Side of pit ) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Wednesday 14 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:15 to 08:00, Sunny
1 Kittiwake (Still hanging on) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Tuesday 13 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Sunny and cold
1 Kittiwake (Still showing well on South Side of pit looking unwell) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Monday 12 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 12:00 to 13:30, Sunny. Light NW wind
1 Kittiwake (1st winter still present on water in NE corner of pit) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Pair flew in calling and settled on water for c20 minutes then flew S over road towards working gravel pits) 1 Whimbrel (Heard overhead but not seen) [George Brown]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Saturday 10 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 10:30 to 10:45, Cloudy and breezy. Only certain species recorded.
1 Kittiwake (1st Winter ) 2 Mute Swan 2 Gadwall 2 Oystercatcher 1 Cormorant [Andrew Allen]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 15:45 to 15:55, Cold, overcast
1 Kittiwake (Still showing well from layby) 5 Swallow (+) [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Friday 09 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 12:00 to 13:00, Sunny; W wind.
1 Kittiwake (1st winter among Black-headed gulls on and over water) 1 Whitethroat (calling and singing in hedge along S side of pit) [George Brown]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 15:30 to 16:00, Overcast and chilly
1 Kittiwake (Still showing well from Gate ) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 16:30 to 17:00, Overcast
1 Kittiwake 2 Oystercatcher 2 Gadwall [Stuart Anderson]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Thursday 08 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Dry and chilly
1 Willow Warbler (Singing in trees to left past entrance gate ) 1 Blackcap 4 Chiffchaff 3 Oystercatcher (Pair plus one then flew off ) 2 Reed Bunting 1 Pochard (Male) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:45 to 18:30, Overcast, dry
6 Gadwall (4M 2F) 2 Canada Goose 1 Greylag Goose 1 Pochard 2 Great Crested Grebe 7 Mute Swan 2 Oystercatcher (One seen briefly within the vegetation on the top of the island) [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Wednesday 07 Apr

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:30 to 18:00, Dry with strong wind
6 Sand Martin (Probably more) 6 Swallow (Probably more) 2 House Martin 4 Common Gull 1 Pochard 2 Egyptian Goose (Pair) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford