Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 18 Mar

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 09:00 to 16:00, Selected highlights
2 Sand Martin (Flew north through reserve and over the River Crouch) 5 Mediterranean Gull 6 Buzzard 3 Marsh Harrier 3 Kestrel 2 Corn Bunting 40 Skylark (Singing birds) 17 Brent Goose 100 Starling 18 Little Egret [Steve Grimwade]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Sunday 08 Mar

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 16:00 to 18:00, Patchy sun and windy
1 Short-eared Owl 1 Barn Owl 1 Merlin [David Pallash]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Wednesday 04 Mar

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 12:00 to 13:30, Wind, light showers
2 Hen Harrier (Two ringtails) 300 Golden Plover [Quentin Given]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Monday 02 Mar

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 15:45 to 16:45, Sunny, light breeze
1 Hen Harrier (Juvenile male) 2 Barn Owl (Alongside access road) 3 Short-eared Owl (2 Along Access road and a third over the far side) 2 Stonechat (Pair close to the access road) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female) [Ian Dewsnap]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Sunday 16 Feb

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 09:00 to 12:00, EBwS February Field Trip. Well done to those who turned out on such a horrendous conditions. Selected sightings
3 Hen Harrier (Adult female, 1cy Male and 1 cy Female (May have been a fourth bird too!)) 1 Merlin (Female on posts) 4 Kestrel 2 Great White Egret 1 Stonechat 20 Skylark 5 Corn Bunting 1 Raven (Distantly over southern sea wall) 2 Marsh Harrier 5 Pintail 500 Golden Plover 500 Lapwing 2 Snipe [Steve Grimwade]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Wednesday 05 Feb

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 11:00 to 14:45, Sunny with light breeze.
2 Hen Harrier 1 Peregrine Falcon 4 Kestrel 14 Skylark 2 Stonechat [Paul Chamberlain]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 11:45 to 16:30, Dry, light breeze, sun & cloud. Max 12c. Sightings with Brenda from white gate & sea wall, up from car park.
1 Wren (White gate.) 1 Song Thrush (White gate. ) 1 Meadow Pipit (White gate.) 1 Robin (White gate.) 4 Kestrel (Pair at White gate.) 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Marsh Harrier (Female's.) 1 Hen Harrier (Female.) 2 Short-eared Owl (Showed well together from 15 10 onwards.) 2000 Golden Plover (Plus, huge distant flocks.) 2000 Lapwing (Plus, up with G Plover.) 500 Starling (Plus, large flocks.) 100 Shelduck (At least) 50 Wigeon (Circa.) 1 Great White Egret (Large Egret, dwarfing Little Egret.) 8 Reed Bunting 2 Stonechat (Females.) 12 Grey Heron 4 Little Egret (At least.) 40 Mute Swan (Plus.) 4 Stock Dove 20 Skylark (Circa.) 100 Brent Goose (Circa. In flight, distant.) 50 Redshank (Circa.) 2 Curlew [David Hale]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Monday 20 Jan

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 12:30 to 15:15, Sun and cloud then sunny later.
1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail) 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Short-eared Owl 3 Kestrel [Paul Chamberlain]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Tuesday 07 Jan

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 09:30 to 15:30, Breezy, Cloud partially clearing, SW 1-2 Gusting 3-4; HTide 9:31am 4.26m; MOD firing; / notable highlights with Mike Rimmell
1 Greylag Goose (1 Greylag x Canada Goose) 500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (plus. - numerous skeins generally North/NW increasing to 100+ mid afternoon) 200 Shelduck (plus) 300 Shoveler (c. majority on pool between screens and Roach) 100 Pintail (circa) 12 Stock Dove (sheltering on bank of River Roach) 4000 Golden Plover (circa - Frequently hanging flocking high into wind) 3000 Lapwing (circa - ) 2 Great White Egret (at least: 2 seen in flight from White Gate) 2 Hen Harrier (2 ring tail - 1 a juv male faint grey wing plumage) 2 Merlin (Female hunting Foulness side; Male perched and hunting from White Gate) 5 Marsh Harrier 2 Peregrine Falcon (Tiercal and large-looking falcon active Foulness end) 10 Kestrel (plus? - appeared to be everywhere! ) 1 Buzzard (Sat on FP sign from White Gate most of day; No Owls sp - Perhaps too breezy; 16 Common Seal hauled out across River Roach) [Steve Swinney]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Saturday 04 Jan

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 14:00 to 15:45,
2 Short-eared Owl 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail) 6 Marsh Harrier (+) 2 Buzzard 8 Kestrel (+) [David L Smith]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Monday 30 Dec

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 11:00 to 16:00, Clear and bright!
3 Short-eared Owl (Showed up about 20 minutes before sun set.) 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail.) 2 Marsh Harrier 3 Kestrel (One fighting with short-eared owls.) [Jason McCombe]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries