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Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, STROOD CHANNEL seen by dougal urquhart
3 Greenshank 10 Avocet 1 Golden Plover 140 Redshank 4 Common Tern [Stephen Entwistle]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 05:00 to 12:00, W3-SW2 8/8 occ light showers. Selected totals, movement to south
1353 Swift (Over coastal strip) 244 Sand Martin 46 Swallow [Paul Brayshaw]

Hamford Water

Hamford Water 15:30 to 17:30, boat trip
10 Swallow (+) 20 Turnstone (approx) 2 Marsh Harrier (+) 10 Little Egret (+) 1 Common Sandpiper 20 Oystercatcher (+) 10 Curlew (+) 40 Sandwich Tern (approx, incl juvs) 4 Little Tern 12 Mediterranean Gull (+ incl 1+ juv) 2 Lapwing 60 Redshank (+) 30 Grey Plover (+) 20 Dunlin (+) 30 Bar-tailed Godwit (+) 12 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 2 Eider (1 male, 1 female) 3 Whimbrel (+) [Liz Huxley]

Layer Breton

Layer Breton 11:00 to 13:00, Dry, sunny, cloudy
3 Spoonbill 30 Greylag Goose 4 Great Crested Grebe 15 Mallard 2 Grey Heron [Michael Davies]

Thorndon CP (North)

Thorndon CP (North) 09:15 to 10:15, Cloudy, warm.
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 25 Swallow (Approx. Hatch Farm area. Some juvs.) 1 Coal Tit 3 Treecreeper (At least.) 3 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Great Totham

Great Totham 08:40 to 09:40, Cloudy.
1 Little Owl (Usual perch, Church Road.) 2 Green Woodpecker (One, South Wood. One, Pan Grove.) 2 Whitethroat (Together, contact calling and carrying food. Sains Farm drive.) [Malcolm Corbett]