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Cattawade Marsh/Splodge

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 18:30 to 19:00,
7 Common Sandpiper 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Greenshank [Matt Turner]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 11:30 to 13:30, High Tide. Also 3 Clouded Yellows.
150 Canada Goose 30 Greylag Goose 5 Teal 6 Pochard (2FF + 4Y) 15 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Buzzard 5 Kestrel 1 Whimbrel 1 Cuckoo 50 Swallow (Minimum) 100 Yellow Wagtail (Minimum) 2 Wheatear [Mike Harris]

Tilbury

Tilbury 15:00 to 16:00, Sunshine, some cloud, warm with SW 3 breeze, ebbing/low tide
1975 Avocet (on foreshore from Coalhouse Fort to Mucking Bay, counted from Cliffe) 58 Grey Plover (on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, counted from Cliffe) 120 Curlew (on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, counted from Cliffe) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, one flying across to Higham Bight) 210 Black-tailed Godwit (on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, before arrival of roosting birds from Cliffe) [Murray Orchard]

Wrabness

Wrabness 16:00 to 17:30, Sunny and pleasant
2 Turtle Dove 2 Bullfinch 1 Willow Warbler 10 Blackcap 10 Whitethroat 8 Pied Wagtail 30 Swallow 4 Sand Martin 8 Goldfinch [David Allen]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 13:30 to 17:00, Sun and cloud.
1 Wheatear (Along river wall.) 2 Corn Bunting 1 Ruff 2 Dunlin 3 Whinchat (Along fence line between hides two and three.) 1 Kestrel (Hide one.) 3 Buzzard [David Curle]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 11:00 to 15:00, High tide SW breeze sunny. 5 Southern migrant hawkers
12 Swallow 3 Green Sandpiper 1 Hobby (chasing a pied wagtail unsuccessfully around scrape) 1 Sparrowhawk (female) 2 Marsh Harrier (one with red wing tags, to far away to read.) 2 Whinchat 1 Ruff 90 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Dunlin 10 Teal 2 Bearded Tit 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Yellow Wagtail 2 Avocet 3 Wheatear [Alan Shearring]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:50 to 16:50, Dry, sun & cloud, light W breeze, max 24c. Sightings with Brenda.
2 Wheatear (Juveniles, Billets Farm.) 1 Green Woodpecker (Billets Farm.) 10 Swallow (Circa. Pair with 2 juveniles Billets Farm.) 1 Wood Sandpiper (Hide Bay hide, far bank.) 4 Green Sandpiper 4 Common Sandpiper 2 Yellow Wagtail (LBC.) 2 Great White Egret (1 Hide Bay hide, 1 Wig Bay screen.) 8 Grey Heron 16 Little Egret 50 Sand Martin (Circa, Billets Farm.) 1 Ruff (Gwens hide.) 12 Egyptian Goose 3 Greenshank 2 Red-crested Pochard (Pair, Wig Bay screen.) 12 Black-tailed Godwit (Wig Bay screen.) 2 Buzzard (2 Brown Hare.) 3 Kestrel (1 juvenile Gannet, fly over on route at Maldon.) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (LDHC.) 12 Pied Wagtail (At least.) 12 Stock Dove (At least.) [David Hale]

Walton-on-The-Naze

Walton-on-The-Naze 10:30 to 10:30, Cloudy, sunning spells, 18c
1 Common Sandpiper (From a boat trip out nr Horsey Island) 8 Barnacle Goose (Horsey Island) [Ron Colson]

Chigborough Lakes

Chigborough Lakes 09:10 to 11:15, Sunny, warm, light to fresh W. wind.
10 Little Grebe (Inc. two young.) 3 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. one juvenile.) 3 Grey Heron 16 Little Egret (Nine Pochard Lake, seven Main Lake.) 25 Cormorant 1 Buzzard (Heard only.) 16 Moorhen 3 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 11 Chiffchaff 5 Blackcap 1 Bullfinch (Male.) 1 Greenfinch [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 07:50 to 09:10, Sunny, light W. wind.
21 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. two juveniles.) 1 Swift 2 Green Woodpecker 10 Sand Martin (circa.) 7 Swallow 30 House Martin (circa.) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) [Malcolm Corbett]

South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 07:15 to 08:15, Clear overnight and a clear sunny early morning.
6 Lesser Whitethroat (One adult and five juveniles working the hawthorn and brambles around Saltcoats marsh.) 8 Reed Warbler (Saltcoats marsh) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Saltcoats marsh. Three calling birds in three separate areas.) 1 Buzzard (Saltcoats grazing meadows) [Robert Pease]