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Wrabness 06:00 to 08:00, early morning sun, no wind
1 Jay 10 Pintail 41 Wigeon (Too many to count) [Claire Panting]


Wickford 07:00 to 07:15, Dry, bright, calm, clear & cold. Garden sightings with Brenda.
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming up neighbours Oak tree for past two mornings.) 1 Robin 1 Blackbird (Male.) 30 Starling (Early every morning to Mealworms.) 2 Goldfinch 2 Blue Tit 2 Great Tit 2 Collared Dove 2 Wood Pigeon [David Hale]

Woodham Mortimer

Woodham Mortimer 14:00 to 14:20, Fine. 7 degrees.
1 Nuthatch (on peanut feeder. Photographed for id by daughter Julia at her home) [David Allen]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 16:15, Fine. 7 degrees.
1 Cattle Egret (field opposite Wigborough Farm Meats) [David Allen]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Black Brant (Behind dabchicks sailing club DU) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (Channel near dabchicks sailing club DU) 2 Marsh Harrier (Strood channel DU) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Pairs started calling each other along strood channel DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:01 to 13:00,
1 Purple Sandpiper (On split after high tide near steps to stone point (cudmore grove)MC) 13 White-fronted Goose (Flew SW past caravan site (strood channel)DU ) 1 Merlin (Chasing small birds over ray Island DU ) 1 Stonechat (female Just pass bends on seawall strood hill from layby next to fishing lakes DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]


Copford 09:30 to 11:30,
2 Little Owl [Emma Robinson]


Doddinghurst 16:30 to 17:30, Light c;oud
75 Fieldfare (2 flocks, one of 75c with a few redwings; later 50c, may have been same birds going to roost) 10 Redwing (approx, with fieldfares) 20 Meadow Pipit (with 7 pied wagtails, field along Warren Lane (usual spot)) 6 Yellowhammer (3 singing. One pair. Along Days Lane & fields) [Ian Swanson]


Doddinghurst 15:30 to 17:00, Sunny
2 Little Egret (2 flew into tree by brook, footpath from Emblems Farm to Hall Lane) 2 Nuthatch (2 in wood between Doddinghurst Rd & Days lane) [Ian Swanson]


TL9324 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Siskin (Female on feeders in garden) [Steve Grimwade]