Sitename Details
Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 19:00,
8 Pintail (Flypass Golf house pools SE. ) 13 Shoveler (Golf house pools SE. ) 8 Long-tailed Tit (Golf house SE.) Lesser Whitethroat (Golf house dyke SE.) 3 Red-legged Partridge (Opposite Bocking hall farm SE.) Sandwich Tern (Flypass Strood causeway SE.) Guillemot (17.40pm Off Coopers beach SE. ) 2 Mistle Thrush (Overflow cudmore Grove car park SE.) 4 Chiffchaff (Martin cock west mersea garden MC.) [Stephen Entwistle]


Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 15:15, Sw1 low cloud and drizzle am slowly clearing
40 Robin 39 Song Thrush 53 Blackbird 16 Redwing 193 Common Scoter (170s 23n) 4 Brambling 14 Chiffchaff 4 Red-breasted Merganser 613 Wigeon (602s 11n) 20 Lapwing 1710 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (1703s 7n) 174 Teal 12 Pintail 21 Tufted Duck 4 Little Gull (4n) 3 Arctic Tern (Juvs) 11 Mediterranean Gull 7 Red-throated Diver (7n) [Paul Brayshaw]


Mistley 15:00 to 15:00, Mistley Quay
Mediterranean Gull (adult) [Liz Huxley]


TQ6293 08:30 to 08:45, Overcast with heavy cloud cover, light wind
2 Raven (Calling pair flying between recently ploughed fields, feeding with other corvids) 3 Asian Ring-necked Parakeet (Flying overhead heading South) [Clive Tanner]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 15:15,
American Golden Plover (Adult with 50 Eurasian GP in Wigborough bay over high tide) Rock Pipit 2 Grey Wagtail Yellow Wagtail Little Tern (Juvenile Wigborough bay) 2 Common Tern 3 Marsh Harrier 5 Spotted Redshank 7 Greenshank 95 Black-tailed Godwit 50 Golden Plover 2 Grey Plover 21 Ruff 10 Snipe Goldeneye Black-necked Grebe Spoonbill 36 Great White Egret 2 Cattle Egret 2 Stonechat 2 Dunlin Redshank 32 Ringed Plover Scaup (Female LDLH cway) [Daryl Rhymes]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:00 to 11:35, Early mist clearing, cloudy, calm. Wildfowling in progress around Trout Lake.
Canada Goose (Carp Lake; appeared to have blood down breast. At least two shot.) Greylag Goose (Trout Lake; with Mute Swans.) 40 Mute Swan (26 Trout Lake, 14 Carp Lake.) 11 Egyptian Goose (Carp Lake.) 18 Mallard (Carp Lake.) 7 Pochard (Carp Lake.) 14 Tufted Duck (Carp Lake.) 171 Coot (40 Trout Lake, 131 Carp Lake.) 5 Little Grebe 8 Great Crested Grebe Cormorant 2 Kingfisher (Together, Carp lake.) Great Spotted Woodpecker Green Woodpecker 3 Jay 3 Cetti's Warbler 17 Long-tailed Tit (3, 14.) 4 Chiffchaff Reed Warbler (Brief song.) 14 Robin [Malcolm Corbett]

Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 08:30 to 10:00,
c12 Little Grebe 8 Cetti's Warbler (singing) 8 Bearded Tit (in four separate groups) [Paul Gymer]


Tilbury 08:00 to 09:45, Overcast with some drizzle, light S wind
51 Teal (One up river with Garganey, the rest on the foreshore by the STW outfall) 4 Shelduck (On foreshore by the STW outfall) Curlew (On foreshore by the STW outfall) 3 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore by the STW outfall) Garganey (Eclipse drake up river with a Teal) 6 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river) [Paul Larkin]

Tilbury 14:00 to 16:00, Overcast with clearance from the east later, no wind, almost HT
2 Black-necked Grebe (One drifted up river on the tide an hour later a second bird flew up river and settled) 26 Common Tern (Flocks of 1, 12 and 13 up river) Little Tern (With 12 Common Tern) Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river) [Paul Larkin]