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Mersea Island

Mersea Island 08:00 to 13:00,
1 Long-eared Owl (Oyster fishery MC) 1 Red-crested Pochard (Male oyster fishery DU) 3 Pochard (Oyster fishery ) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Oyster fishery ) 2 Stonechat (Breeding At coopers beach caravan park ) 1 Firecrest (Shop lane (DU ) 6 Yellow Wagtail (Strood channel ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 04:45 to 13:00, Hot and sunny, Burnham to BHF highlights
4 Cattle Egret (With cattle on Cuckoo Marsh) 12 Cuckoo (Record count between Burnham and BHF (including 3 calling on south side of Crouch)) 5 Meadow Pipit (Just two pairs and a fifth displaying bird - further evidence of local population crash) 2 Stonechat (A pair behaving as if on territory, halfway between Althorne and BHF) 1 Bearded Tit (1 BHF fleet reedbed) 6 Corn Bunting (Noticeably more territories along this stretch of the Crouch this year) [Steven Swaby]


Mundon 11:30 to 11:30, Sunny, hot
1 Red Kite (Over Purleigh village) [Ian Swanson]


Laindon 12:00 to 13:00, Sunny, hot. Back garden.
2 Buzzard 1 Red Kite (West. Same bird as yesterday, with missing inner primary.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults north, at some distance.) 1 Green Woodpecker (Calling.) 4 Swift (At least.) 1 House Martin 2 Goldfinch [Andrew Cox]


Epping 10:00 to 11:00, Sunny, light cloud, warm
1 Ring-necked Parakeet (over Crows Road) [Graham Pentelow]

Holyfield Hall Farm, Lea Valley

Holyfield Hall Farm, Lea Valley 08:45 to 10:00,
1 Reed Warbler 1 Sedge Warbler 1 Garden Warbler (and numerous Blackcaps and Chiffchaffs) 1 Skylark 1 Cuckoo (at least) 2 Cetti's Warbler 1 Swallow (There seem very few in the Lea Valley) 12 Great Crested Grebe 3 Oystercatcher (Pair plus one chick, on island on Holyfield Lake) 4 Common Tern 1 Lesser Whitethroat (and several Common Whitethroats) [Paul Gymer]

Kelvedon Hatch

Kelvedon Hatch 09:00 to 10:45,
1 Grey Wagtail (On roof of St Nicholas's Church) 1 Willow Warbler (Beacon Hill) 1 Meadow Pipit [David Jobbins]

Great Totham

Great Totham 08:00 to 09:00, Warm, sunny.
1 Cuckoo (Calling. Prince of Wales Road.) 3 Yellowhammer (Singing. Church Road.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 07:00 to 08:15, Sunny, warm. Mark's Hill & Lincewood.
2 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least. Including two active nests in Lincewood.) 2 Whitethroat (Singing males. Mark's Hill.) 2 Treecreeper (At least. Mark's Hill.) [Andrew Cox]