Date Site Details
Friday 24 Sep Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:00 to 18:05, Fine , warm, sunny
2 Grey Heron 10 Cormorant 5 Great Crested Grebe 130 Greylag Goose 5 Canada Goose Red Kite (Distant over Brent hall area) 3 Little Grebe Moorhen 3 Teal 4 Mute Swan 4 Mallard (3 males in full plumage and 1 female) 5 Gadwall (2 Males in full plumage ) 2 Green Woodpecker Tufted Duck 3 Long-tailed Tit 2 Blue Tit 2 Wigeon (Eclipse ) [Paul Everett]

Wednesday 22 Sep Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Dry and warm
0 Pintail (No sign in poor light) Green Sandpiper Kingfisher (On fishing lake) 2 Wigeon 8 Teal [Brian Bolton]

Tuesday 21 Sep Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:30 to 18:00, Dry and warm
Pintail (Eclipse type with mallards (poor distant photos) ) Green Sandpiper (Flew over) 2 Common Sandpiper (Flew over) [Brian Bolton]

Saturday 18 Sep Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:20 to 17:30, Light cloud. SE wind.
3 Shoveler (feeding together in shallow weedy water on W side of main pit) Little Egret [George Brown]

Monday 06 Sep Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:15 to 08:00, Sunny and warm
Kingfisher (Using perching stick on West shore. (photo through scope) ) 4 Gadwall 3 Teal Green Sandpiper Common Sandpiper [Brian Bolton]

Sunday 05 Sep Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 13:00 to 13:45, Bright sunshine and warm. Only certain species recorded.
Marsh Harrier (Female / Juvenile) 2 Little Egret 3 Buzzard Lesser Whitethroat 4 Little Grebe Green Sandpiper 4 Great Crested Grebe [Andrew Allen]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 15:00 to 16:15, Sunny, warm
Little Egret 4 Mute Swan Grey Heron 7 Great Crested Grebe 3 Little Grebe 75 Canada Goose 2 Green Sandpiper Common Sandpiper 162 Greylag Goose 15 Cormorant 2 Buzzard (Adult and juvenile) 2 Teal Green Woodpecker 5 Tufted Duck (3 adults, 2 juv) 2 Sand Martin [Paul Everett]

Monday 30 Aug Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 15:00 to 15:30, Overcast and chilly
Common Scoter (found by G Brown) Common Sandpiper [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 16:10 to 17:30, Overcast
20 Canada Goose (Flew over together in two groups) Common Scoter (Found by G. Brown and pointed out by D.Cousens) 3 Little Grebe (+) 7 Great Crested Grebe Grey Heron (Flew over) Little Egret 5 Blue Tit (+) Great Tit 3 Long-tailed Tit (+) [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 14:30 to 15:45, Overcast and cool. N wind.
Common Scoter (fem/imm.) Teal 13 Cormorant Green Sandpiper Common Sandpiper [George Brown]

Sunday 22 Aug Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:42 to 18:49, overcast, warm
2 Pied Wagtail Little Egret 8 Great Crested Grebe (3 adults, 5 juv) 4 Mute Swan 2 Grey Heron Common Sandpiper Robin Kingfisher (showing well, fishing ) 8 Tufted Duck (2 female with 6 ducklings) 6 Little Grebe Great Tit (juv) 2 Blue Tit (juv) 2 Green Woodpecker (juv) [Paul Everett]

Saturday 21 Aug Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 10:15 to 11:15, Warm
2 Green Sandpiper (On South East shore) 2 Common Sandpiper (On South shore ) 4 Little Egret (2 plus 2 flying around ) 10 Little Grebe (Inc juvs) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 10:05 to 10:34, Overcast, warm, dry
6 Cormorant 4 Mute Swan Little Egret 8 Great Crested Grebe (2 adults with 5 juvenile. plus one lone adult) Grey Heron 5 Little Grebe Green Woodpecker (Heard only) [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:46 to 18:52, Overcast, warm, short shower.
9 Cormorant 2 Grey Heron 4 Mute Swan 8 Great Crested Grebe (Adults with juv as per this morning plus lone adult) 4 Pied Wagtail (1 adult 3 juvenile) 7 Canada Goose (Flew over) 3 Long-tailed Tit Kingfisher [Paul Everett]

Thursday 19 Aug Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 10:20 to 10:50, Dull, cloudy
Wheatear Turtle Dove (on telegraph wire ) Common Sandpiper [Andrew Goodey]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 13:50 to 15:00, Sunny and quite warm
7 Great Crested Grebe (pair with 5 young still) 8 Little Grebe Little Egret 11 Cormorant 5 Tufted Duck (female with 4 ducklings) Common Sandpiper 2 Yellow Wagtail (along W bank of main pit) Raven (heard calling out to S then seen flying W over working pits area) Spotted Flycatcher 2 Lesser Whitethroat Blackcap ((probably more than one)) Garden Warbler 2 Chiffchaff 6 Long-tailed Tit [George Brown]