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Wivenhoe 16:00 to 16:00, Tolerable
2 Siskin (Pair on garden feeders. First time since 2014.) 2 Mallard (Pair on garden ponds. First time since last week.) [Graham Upton]

Hatfield Broad Oak

Hatfield Broad Oak 14:15 to 15:45, Pincey Brook
1 Great White Egret (First record for Site) 30 Teal 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Red Kite [Mike Harris]

Shrub End

Shrub End 09:40 to 09:50,
1 Red Kite (low over the house) [Oliver Cottis]

Great Totham

Great Totham 13:15 to 13:15, Overcast.
8 Buzzard (Together over Gt. Totham South, gliding slowly W.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Stanway Green

Stanway Green 12:00 to 12:15,
5 Siskin (Westlands Country park, at the corner near Stanway Green. In a small flock with the goldfinches.) 2 Goldfinch 1 Sparrowhawk (female) 2 Redwing 2 Long-tailed Tit 1 Skylark [Oliver Cottis]

Westley Heights

Westley Heights 08:45 to 11:15, Overcast, cold.
3 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 8 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Four pairs.) 9 Redwing (At least.) 3 Goldcrest (At least. ) 3 Treecreeper (At least. Pair plus singing male elsewhere.) 5 Nuthatch (Paddock/Coombe Wood/ Hall Wood territories.) 1 Greenfinch (Singing Male.) 1 Siskin (At least. Heard.) 1 Lesser Redpoll (At least. Heard.) 6 Goldfinch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 08:00 to 08:30, Overcast, cold. Plotlands-Lincewood path.
2 Skylark (Pair over adjacent arable.) [Andrew Cox]


Tendring 09:30 to 09:30, Full cloud cover, very light variable breeze
3 Buzzard (Group of three drifting slowly to the west. Two close together and one following about 150 meters behind.) [Tony Faulkner]

South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 09:00 to 09:15, Overcast
1 Blackcap (A male feeding on ‘beauty berry’ callicarpa.) [Robert Pease]


Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 17:30, NNE1-SW1 8-0/8. Selected totals, movement to north. 0630-0945 then intermittent watches in pm
1211 Red-throated Diver (heavy early morning movement, up to 240 o/s in pm potentially additional) 584 Cormorant 1 Goldcrest (in seafront gardens) 1 Swallow (low over Greensward @ 0826 - not what I was expecting to see this morning!) 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Buzzard 1 Grey Heron 4 White / Pied Wagtail 949 Chaffinch 2 Meadow Pipit 1 Redpoll sp. 1 Fulmar [Paul Brayshaw]