Sitename Details
Harlow

Harlow 11:30 to 12:00,
1 Red Kite [Paul Gymer]

TQ5993

TQ5993 06:45 to 12:30, Sunny spells
2 Chiffchaff (Singing St Faiths Park ) 1 Bullfinch (St Faiths pk) 1 Greenfinch (St Faiths pk) 1 Blackcap (Singing La Plata wood) 2 Raven (Pair heading east over my garden 8am, one with missing primary on left wing) 1 Red Kite (Over Brentwood Hish St 11.45, then probably same bird Kings Chase midday) [Andrew Stroud]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 05:45 to 15:00, Busy early watch 0545-0730, then intermittent glances to sea. NE2-SE4 8-0/8. Movement to north unless stated, selected totals
426 Chaffinch (in 50 flocks) 7 Chiffchaff (undercliff and gardens, small arrival early am) 1 Fulmar 356 Red-throated Diver (331 before 0730) 5 Great Northern Diver 10 Siskin 15 Great Tit (High flying groups of 3,4,6,2,2) 50 Goldfinch 6 Meadow Pipit 1 Grey Wagtail 29 Gannet 15 Greenfinch 1 Hawfinch (@ 0702 with a group of 25 Chaffinch) 7 Rook (in off or moving E well offshore) 54 Carrion Crow (in off or moving E well offshore) 2 Firecrest (undercliff by Connaught Avenue toilet block 1315-1330) 1 Goldcrest (undercliff by Connaught Avenue toilet block 1315-1330) [Paul Brayshaw]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 17:30 to 18:30, Cold. Windy.
3 Cattle Egret (Flew in to roost with a couple little egret) 1 Barn Owl 200 Brent Goose (+ ) 9 Avocet [David Pallash]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 11:45 to 14:45, Dry, cloudy, cold E breeze, 10c. Sightings with Brenda from roadside screen.
1 Peregrine Falcon (Male. Made several swoops over meadow snatching a Teal which escaped it's aggressor.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, up with the Peregrine seeking flushed birds.) 1 Kestrel 200 Wigeon (Circa.) 100 Shelduck (Circa.) 50 Shoveler (Circa. ) 20 Tufted Duck (Circa.) 10 Gadwall 4 Pochard (2 pair.) 6 Mallard 6 Common Gull 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Snipe 12 Teal 1 Buzzard 2 Curlew 6 Lapwing 2 Little Egret 4 Goldfinch 1 Skylark 50 Canada Goose (Plus.) 1 Long-tailed Tit 3 Pied Wagtail 1 Mute Swan 100 Starling (Single flock.) [David Hale]

Battlesbridge

Battlesbridge 11:30 to 11:30, Dry, cloudy, cold E breeze.
1 Red Kite (Up over the A130, mobbed by single Crow.) [David Hale]

Ulting

Ulting 12:00 to 16:00, Cold east wind
2 Mandarin Duck (Pair on the backwater that bypasses rickets lock on the chelmer.) 1 Red Kite (Between great leighs and fullers cross. Almost a daily occurrence here.) [David Torrice]

Great Totham

Great Totham 12:10 to 12:15,
3 Buzzard (Over Captains Wood. Pair seeing off another?) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes

Chigborough Lakes 09:30 to 11:15, Overcast, fresh NE wind.
4 Mute Swan (Pair Main Lake and Pochard Lake.) 8 Pochard (Pochard Lake.) 23 Tufted Duck 2 Little Grebe (Pair Pochard Lake.) 3 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. pair Gadwall Lake.) 8 Grey Heron (Occupied nests in heronry.) 1 Little Egret 40 Cormorant (circa. 19 occupied nests in heronry.) 2 Buzzard 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming.) 1 Kestrel (Male.) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) 10 Chiffchaff (Singing.) 1 Song Thrush (Singing.) 9 Robin (Singing.) 2 Greenfinch (Singing.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:05 to 09:30, And 11:15 to 12:00. Overcast, fresh NE wind.
4 Mute Swan (Two pair.) 4 Shelduck (Two pair.) 4 Shoveler (Two pair.) 7 Pochard 50 Tufted Duck (+.) 12 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. three pair displaying.) 1 Sparrowhawk 150 Black-headed Gull (circa.) 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Jay (Pair.) 12 Magpie (+.) 1 Skylark (Singing.) 4 Chiffchaff (Singing.) 1 Greenfinch (Singing.) [Malcolm Corbett]