Sitename Details
Ardleigh Reservoir

Ardleigh Reservoir 08:00 to 08:30, Overcast with light rain
1 Egyptian Goose (Juvenile) 1 Song Thrush 2 Kingfisher 1 Little Egret 1 Grey Heron 2 Buzzard 2 Tufted Duck 2 Gadwall 6 Common Tern 80 Swift (high group moving south) 1 Reed Bunting 2 Reed Warbler 1 Chiffchaff 4 Stock Dove 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Common Sandpiper 47 Canada Goose 26 Greylag Goose [Matt Turner]

Broadfields Farm, Cranham

Broadfields Farm, Cranham 10:00 to 12:00, Cloudy,some sunny spells.
1 Hobby (Adult menacing swifts. No kills observed.) 40 Swift (At least.) 3 Green Woodpecker 4 Pied Wagtail (Adult with three young.) 6 Sand Martin (Passing over.) 2 Greenfinch 6 Goldfinch (At least. At least two juvs.) [Andrew Cox]

Maldon

Maldon 07:00 to 18:00,
2 Black Redstart (Male and female either side of river a few hundred yards East of Fullbridge) 1 Wheatear (One along sea wall towards Limbourne Creek) 6 Tufted Duck (Female & 5 ducklings at Dump Pool (first breeding record there? shows how deep it is now)) 20 Sand Martin (Passing South by Limbourne) 10 Swift (Party heading South) 1 Canada Goose (Start of the usual autumnal increase on the estuary) [John Buchanan]