Sitename Details
Mersea Strood

Mersea Strood 09:00 to 13:00,
22 Mediterranean Gull (Strood channel DU) 2 Peregrine Falcon (Strood (DU)) 70 Shelduck (Strood channel DU) 1 Rock Pipit (Strood channel DU) 18 Avocet (Strood channel DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

Hatfield Forest

Hatfield Forest 08:00 to 09:00,
4 Hawfinch 2 Marsh Tit 8 Bullfinch 1 Buzzard 2 Gadwall 2 Shoveler 1 Little Egret 8 Redwing 4 Mistle Thrush (Singing males) 3 Song Thrush (Singing males) 9 Pied Wagtail [Tony Kennelly]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 11:00 to 13:00, Dry and bright, becoming windy.
3 Red-breasted Merganser 1 Bullfinch 400 Avocet 1 Ruff 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Kestrel 2 Stonechat 1 Greenshank 40 Golden Plover 50 Grey Plover 2 Ringed Plover 5 Turnstone 150 Bar-tailed Godwit 300 Brent Goose [Michael Padmore]

Rainham Marshes NR RSPB

Rainham Marshes NR RSPB 10:15 to 15:00, Dry , sunny, clouding over pm. S breeze,10c. Sightings with Brenda. VC to Ken Barrett hide & back.
12 Snipe (Purfleet scrape.) 20 Pintail (Circa.) 100 Wigeon (Circa.) 30 Shoveler (Circa.) 3 Curlew 20 Black-tailed Godwit (Circa. ) 1 Grey Heron (River.) 1 Little Egret (River.) 1000 Lapwing (Circa.) 2 Pochard (Drakes.) 10 Gadwall (Ken Barrett hide.) 50 Teal (Circa.) 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Marsh Harrier (1 male, 2 female.) 1 Barn Owl (Showing in usual box.) 2 Kestrel 500 Starling (Plus. Large flock over tip) 1000 Black-headed Gull (Plus. Huge mixed gull flocks over tip.) 1 Grey Wagtail (Ken Barrett hide.) 1 Robin (Feeding from hand without hesitation. ) [David Hale]

Holland Haven

Holland Haven 09:45 to 11:30,
3 Purple Sandpiper (by sluice) 2 Kestrel 400 Lapwing (circa) 16 Shelduck 6 Shoveler 11 Curlew 9 Snipe 1 Water Rail 1 Bearded Tit (heard only) [Liz Huxley]

Boreham

Boreham 12:30 to 12:35, Strengthening SW wind with inccreasing cloud
1 Red Kite (Immature soaring high over Church and drifting NE. 1st patch record in 2020 and 3rd in Essex today. ) [Graham Ekins]

Great Braxted

Great Braxted 11:20 to 11:25, Strong SW wind with light and variable cloud
2 Red Kite (A pair of adults appeared to be in display above the entrance road to Great Braxted Hall) [Graham Ekins]

TQ5993

TQ5993 07:30 to 07:30,
40 Pied Wagtail (in birches by Highway House, Brentwood Station, preparing to leave the nightime roost) [Andrew Stroud]