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Galleywood, near Chelmsford

Galleywood, near Chelmsford 10:40 to 10:40, Sunny light cloud
1 Red Kite (Flew west over Saint Michael's church.) 2 Buzzard (Circled over Chelmer park.) [Kevin Cook]

Galleywood, near Chelmsford 15:00 to 15:05, Sunny light cloud.
2 Peregrine Falcon (Pair circling over garden drifted west.) [Kevin Cook]

Shrub End

Shrub End 08:40 to 08:45, bright and warm
1 Blackcap (Singing in my neighbours garden. lockdown encouraging woodland birds into the town!) [Oliver Cottis]

Shrub End 09:00 to 13:00, bright and sunny
6 Swallow (numbers slowly increasing at the breeding barns) [Oliver Cottis]

TQ5894

TQ5894 15:45 to 16:00, Light winds and sunny ,warm
2 Red Kite (Flying west to east & being chased by crows.) 1 Buzzard (Circling overhead then chased by crows) [Clive Tanner]

Holland Haven

Holland Haven 18:00 to 18:30, Seawall walk with dogs and children
1 Ring Ouzel (single at southern end of GC (two found earlier in the day)) 1 Great White Egret (on grazing marsh with 2 Little Egret) [Paul Brayshaw]

Holland Haven

Holland Haven 18:00 to 18:30, Seawall walk with dogs and children
1 Ring Ouzel (single at southern end of GC (two found earlier in the day)) 1 Great White Egret (on grazing marsh with 2 Little Egret) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 18:00, E1. Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
14 Red-throated Diver 243 Chaffinch 426 Wood Pigeon 82 Linnet 31 Carrion Crow 46 Goldfinch 63 Swallow 23 Meadow Pipit 2 Fulmar (south) 2 Garganey (Pair close north @ 0746) 6 Sand Martin 1 Wheatear 1 Spoonbill (@ 0917 (thanks to Pete Loud at Holland Haven for the warning)) 2 Little Gull (ads @ 0927) 5 Siskin 19 Buzzard (+ south over town 1330-1430) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 18:00, SW2 0/8 to 8/8 to 0/8. Movement to north, selected totals
4 Whimbrel 5 Avocet (south, rare to see them passing here despite the local birds very nearby) 4 Sandwich Tern 2 Common Tern 1 Swallow (my first) 9 Wheatear (marked arrival 0800-0830 then rapidly dispersed) 1 Yellow Wagtail (on golf course during evening dog and child exercise) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 20:00, SE3 0/8, intermittent watching from the house during the day. Movement to north
3 Whimbrel (1N and 2 on golf course) 65 Little Gull (Flocks of 14 @ 0916, 9 @ 1305, 5 @ 1825, a magnificent 37 @ 1906 and a single @ 1942. Unprecedented spring movement here) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 09:00, Fog, occasionally clearing, SE1. Selected totals
1 Whimbrel (Calling N @ 0107) 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ several big flocks passing between 0035 and 0130) 1 Willow Warbler (singing on undercliff c 8am as the fog cleared for the first time) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 09:00, Fog, occasionally clearing, SE1. Selected totals
1 Whimbrel (Calling N @ 0107) 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ several big flocks passing between 0035 and 0130) 1 Willow Warbler (singing on undercliff c 8am as the fog cleared for the first time) [Paul Brayshaw]