Sitename Details
Holland Haven

Holland Haven 10:00 to 12:00,
20 Swallow (incl juvs) 2 Sand Martin 10 Whitethroat (+) 1 Chiffchaff 1 Lesser Whitethroat 30 Linnet (+ incl juvs) 1 Stonechat 2 Buzzard 11 Avocet 2 Wheatear [Liz Huxley]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 06:30 to 07:00,
1 Red-crested Pochard (Female. Earlier in the year there was a drake at Chig, Sooner or later they will figure out how to meet up and we will see some RCP ducklings...) 50 Swift [John Buchanan]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 11:00 to 15:00, warm, SW breeze, low tide
12 Little Egret 4 Spoonbill 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 8 Egyptian Goose 2 Marsh Harrier 40 Avocet 2 Little Ringed Plover 1 Ruff 120 Black-tailed Godwit 15 Whimbrel 1 Greenshank 25 Common Tern 1 Cetti's Warbler 2 Sedge Warbler 5 Reed Warbler 7 Common Sandpiper [John McLaughlin]

Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 16:30, Sunny, warm. Some breeze.
1 Marsh Harrier (Juvenile.) 14 Little Egret 13 Curlew 20 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Ruff 3 Redshank 7 Spotted Redshank (Two summer plumage.) 3 Greenshank 1 Green Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Naze, The

Naze, The 11:00 to 14:00, broken cloud, but warm - Stone Point walk
1 Sparrowhawk 90 Bar-tailed Godwit (+) 3 Knot 70 Sanderling (+) 25 Dunlin 8 Turnstone 2 Whimbrel 75 Sandwich Tern [Martin Richards]

The Hythe, Colchester

The Hythe, Colchester 07:00 to 08:00, High tide
12 Lapwing 1 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Kestrel [Michael Padmore]

Ingrebourne Valley

Ingrebourne Valley 08:00 to 10:00, Sunny, warm. Some cloud around.
1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk (Possibly two.) 1 Kestrel 65 Lapwing (Viewpoint.) 6 Green Woodpecker (Including two in Bonnetts Wood.) 1 Skylark (Carrying food to the middle of a wheatfield.) 2 Swallow (At least.) 2 Willow Warbler (Singing males (rather desultory), Bonnetts Wood.) 2 Goldfinch (Pair, one carrying some feathers in it's beak. Took them into a thick hedge.) 2 Bullfinch (Pair, Bonnetts Wood.) [Andrew Cox]