Sitename Details
Grays

Grays 09:00 to 09:30, Overcast, SW wind, falling tide
1 Guillemot (One in nbp drifting down river) [Paul Larkin]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 15:30 to 18:00, Cloudy, stiff breeze and rain later
1 Wheatear 1 Redstart (Seen briefly in flight, hedgeline behind Gwen Hide) 1 Greenshank (Hide bay) 1 Green Sandpiper (Hide bay) 1 Common Sandpiper (SW corner LDHC) 3 Great White Egret (SE corner LBC, viewed from LDHC) 61 Egyptian Goose (Wig Bay) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Billets) 8 Ruff (Wig Bay) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female over Wig Bay) [Matt Turner]

Stow Marsh

Stow Marsh 12:00 to 15:30, Low tide. Fresh to strong SW wind and rain
42 House Martin (heading low south) 57 Sand Martin (heading low south) 352 Swallow (heading low south) 3 Yellow Wagtail 123 Golden Plover 2 Ringed Plover 5 Grey Plover (summer plumage) 1 Merlin (female battling low south against the wind) 1 Wheatear 2 Great Crested Grebe 3 Greenshank 1 Little Stint (juv in with a group of redshank in Stow Creek) 1 Marsh Harrier (juv male) 1 Sparrowhawk (hunting low along the borrowdykes) 45 Curlew 1 Yellow-legged Gull 42 Teal 2 Water Rail 500 Starling (mobile flocks) 1 Ruff (juv female) [Alan Shearring]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 13:00 to 16:45, Cloudy, breezy. Some light rain.
1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Hobby 1 Kestrel 500 Avocet (At least.) 3 Knot 2 Curlew Sandpiper 1000 Black-tailed Godwit (At least.) 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Kingfisher 16 Linnet 5 Greenfinch 8 Turnstone [Andrew Cox]

Little Waltham

Little Waltham 06:45 to 08:15, dry, cloudy
1 Lesser Whitethroat [David Saville]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 14:15 to 15:00, Dry and windy
2 Turtle Dove 1 Greenshank 2 Green Sandpiper 3 Common Sandpiper 2 Little Egret 10 Teal 6 House Martin (+) 10 Swallow (+) 6 Sand Martin (+) [Brian Bolton]

Loughton

Loughton 13:00 to 13:15, Chilly light breeze
3 Common Gull [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 08:15 to 09:45, Cloudy, chilly.
3 Green Woodpecker 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Goldcrest 3 Nuthatch (At least.) 2 Treecreeper (At least.) 2 Goldfinch 1 Blackcap (Male.) [Andrew Cox]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 08:00 to 10:00,
1 Arctic Skua (pale adult chasing waders 9.10-9.20 along Colne before headed up river disappearing over Wivenhoe) 20 Swallow (west) 2 Shoveler (flew over, unusual here) 4 Chiffchaff [Richard Allen]

TQ5993

TQ5993 19:00 to 19:00,
6 House Martin (small flock over Bay Tree Centre, Brentwood just as it was getting dark) [Andrew Stroud]