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Frinton-on-Sea 05:00 to 21:00, SW6-8 occ showers. Movement to south
354 Swift 1 Cuckoo [Paul Brayshaw]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 11:00, Broken cloud, strong SW wind
106 Swift (Over the tip) 95 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 1 Common Sandpiper (Adult, Golden Gates) 2 Common Tern (Plus one young, Golden Gates) 14 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 139 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 37 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 118 Coot (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 27 Tufted Duck (Four, all drakes, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including 10 drakes, plus a downy brood of six, Golden Gates ) 13 Pochard (Eight, including one drake, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including two drakes, plus a brood of three, Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus two young, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 1 Grasshopper Warbler (Reeling near the pit to the south of the tip) 4 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 13 Mallard (Golden Gates) 1 Egyptian Goose (Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]


Tilbury 11:15 to 12:00, Broken cloud strong SW wind
57 Lapwing (In the fort) 3 Oystercatcher (In the fort) 4 Shelduck (Plus two well grown young in the fort) 1 Little Egret (In the moat) 25 Sand Martin 1 Cormorant (In the moat) 3 Little Ringed Plover (Two adults and a recently fledge young) 2 Great Crested Grebe (In the moat) [Paul Larkin]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 16:00 to 17:00, showery with sunny spells and breezy
1 Rose-coloured Starling (Immature in flock of around 500 Starling in field by pill box west of observatory. Flock very flighty ) 500 Starling 2 Corn Bunting 20 Swallow 5 Swift [Andrew Stroud]


Langham 09:00 to 10:00, sunny periods but blustery wind
3 Egyptian Goose (female + 2 goslings (lagoons)) 11 Gadwall (female + 5 ducklings (lagoons); female + 4 ducklings (Broomhouse flash)) 2 Oystercatcher (+ pair with begging calls from (hidden) young bird(s) (lagoons)) 9 Lapwing (4 adults + 5 juvs. All remaining records from Broomhouse flash) 1 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Common Tern 1 Sand Martin (with 20 House Martins) 4 Reed Warbler (territorial males) 1 Sedge Warbler (alarming) 1 Yellow Wagtail (male on territory) 3 Reed Bunting (territorial males) [Martin Peers]


Terling 07:45 to 08:30, Sunny spells, windy
2 Spotted Flycatcher (1 behind cricket pavilion, 1 near trailer blocking path by village hall) 2 Mistle Thrush (on cricket pitch) 1 Buzzard [Simon Satchell]

Weald CP, near South Weald

Weald CP, near South Weald 08:00 to 10:00, Sun & clouds. Breezy, cooler.
4 Great Crested Grebe (Pair with two young.) 2 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 9 Coot (Adult with four young on nest (main lake); plus pair with two young (lower lake).) 3 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Coal Tit 5 Nuthatch (At least.) 4 Goldfinch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]