Sitename Details
TL9324

TL9324 09:00 to 13:00,
9 House Sparrow (New colony found) [Steve Grimwade]

Beeleigh

Beeleigh 08:00 to 10:00, Frosty walk from London road, maldon - beeleigh weir - Golf course seawall - fullbridge- prom park
5 Red-legged Partridge (fields off london road) 100 Redwing (probably more as heard & seen everywhere) 20 Fieldfare (golf course) 1 Goldcrest 1 Coal Tit (with long-tailed tit flock by weir) 1 Chiffchaff ( heard calling from field by weir lock) 1 Grey Wagtail (1 seen by weir & 1 by supermarket) 1 Kingfisher ( heard calling as it flew away along river) 12 Little Grebe (pairs seen along river) [Tony Kennelly]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 10:00 to 13:00, via River Walk
3 Red Kite (Untagged) 2 Buzzard 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Kestrel 2 Egyptian Goose (First record for site) 1 Kingfisher 2 Grey Wagtail 4 Song Thrush (+) 12 Redwing (+) 6 Fieldfare (+) 1 Treecreeper [David L Smith]

Layer-de-la-Haye

Layer-de-la-Haye 15:15 to 16:30, Clear and cold.
4 Song Thrush (the most I've seen for years in a garden near Follywood) 9 Redwing (two groups) 1 Moorhen (at the pond. [Too scared to go as far as the reservoir in case Derbyshire police come calling]) [David Allen]

Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone

Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone 14:30 to 15:30, Cold but sunny, no breeze
2 Short-eared Owl [Matt Trevillion]

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 10:00 to 13:00, Clear sky, no wind, very cold. Trees iced up until 11am when it rained ice as they thawed
2 Buzzard 3 Treecreeper 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Heard only, one drumming) 20 Great Tit (+, many all over reserve ) 20 Blue Tit (+ , many all over reserve ) 6 Redwing (Made their way through reserve) 1 Coal Tit 4 Goldcrest (Two separate pairs seen) 2 Green Woodpecker (Seen separately ) 23 Lesser Redpoll (Seen twice as a group, maximum count) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Nuthatch (Possible heard only once calling distantly, unable to confirm ) 8 Long-tailed Tit (Several small groups, max count) 3 Wren [Ian Dewsnap]

Friday Wood

Friday Wood 10:00 to 13:00, Sunny
20 Redpoll sp. 12 Redwing 3 Fieldfare 2 Mistle Thrush 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Little Egret 3 Cattle Egret 2 Buzzard 3 Kestrel [Yvonne Watling]

Doddinghurst

Doddinghurst 14:30 to 15:30, Sunny, cloudless, Icy
2 Buzzard (Calling) 20 Fieldfare (At least. Days Lane. Earlier in week, mixed flock of 80+ Fieldfares & Redwings - mainly fieldfares) 4 Siskin (Days Lane) 1 Coal Tit (Garden feeder a.m.) 4 Long-tailed Tit (Garden feeder a.m.) 1 Greenfinch (Garden feeder a.m.) [Ian Swanson]

Brightlingsea

Brightlingsea 13:45 to 15:24,
45 White-fronted Goose (c40, North @ 13:45. Plus 5 on Brett Agg pit @ 15:24.) [Darrell Stile]

Great Waltham

Great Waltham 14:00 to 16:00, sunny
1 Grey Wagtail [David Saville]