Sitename Details
Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 14:00, Very windy
2 Smew (Layer breton causeway ) 2 Whooper Swan (Layer breton causeway ) 3 Great White Egret (Layer breton causeway ) 1 Ferruginous Duck (Viewed from Layer breton causeway on the south side between causeway briefly ) 5 Goosander 2 Pintail 2 Long-tailed Duck 1 Marsh Harrier 3 Redshank [Yvonne Watling]

Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:30, mild, overcast, very strong south westerly wind, ebbing tide; 9 species in song
1 Chiffchaff (Double hedge, briefly singing) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 north of escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 1 Merlin (Hunkered down in dunes north of Stone Point Lagoon ) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Hunkered down in front of sea wall on Horsey Island ) 4 Red-breasted Merganser (Off Stone Point ) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Off Stone Point ) 1 Grey Heron 6 Goldcrest [Brian Combes]

Ardleigh Reservoir

Ardleigh Reservoir 07:45 to 08:15, All sightings from Lodge Lane
1 Kingfisher 3 Grey Heron 2 Great Crested Grebe 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard) 1 Song Thrush (Heard) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 60 Tufted Duck (+) 1 Little Egret 10 Long-tailed Tit 1 Jay [Matt Turner]

Colchester

Colchester 15:30 to 16:00, Breezy and grey
2 Peregrine Falcon (Both adults around Jumbo) [Sean Nixon]

Epping

Epping 15:45 to 15:45, Dry mild
1 Red Kite (With my previous siting (4 Red Kite in one day)) [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Galleyhill Wood, near Waltham Abbey

Galleyhill Wood, near Waltham Abbey 15:30 to 15:30, Dry mild
3 Red Kite (In one field towards Breach Barns (my highest single count)) 15 Red-legged Partridge [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Thorndon CP (North)

Thorndon CP (North) 11:30 to 12:30, Sunny, some cloud.
1 Treecreeper (Singing.) 1 Nuthatch [Andrew Cox]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 13:00, Sun and cloud with light breeze.
1 Ferruginous Duck 2 Great White Egret 3 Long-tailed Duck 2 Whooper Swan 2 Smew 2 Pintail [Paul Chamberlain]

Abberton Reservoir 11:15 to 16:30, Dry, sun & cloud, brisk SW wind max 10c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Ferruginous Duck (Rich dark brown colour, white patch under tail, white eye. NW corner of LDHC.) 2 Long-tailed Duck (LDHC, one each side.) 4 Scaup (Drake & 3 females, VC side of LDHC.) 100 Tufted Duck (Plus.) 100 Pochard (Plus.) 50 Goldeneye (Circa.) 50 Wigeon (Circa.) 50 Gadwall (At least.) 20 Shoveler (Circa.) 20 Mallard (Circa.) 1 Smew (Female, LBC.) 1 Goosander (Drake, LBC.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male, Hide Bay hide, perched in dead tree.) 2 Kestrel 1 Marsh Harrier (Male. Hide Bay hide.) 70 Mute Swan (Plus. Grazing on approach to LBC, W side.) 2 Whooper Swan (With Mute Swan.) 2 Great White Egret (Large white Egret, yellow dagger bill.) 4 Grey Heron 1 Green Sandpiper (Hide Bay hide, far bank.) 4 Redshank (LDHC.) 2 Oystercatcher (Hide Bay Hide.) 1 Common Gull [David Hale]

Naze, The

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:00, bright, cool increasing wind
120 Bar-tailed Godwit (+ towards Stone Point on low water line) 4 Red-breasted Merganser (Walton channel from Stone Point - 3m, 1f. ) 400 Cormorant (+ on Oakley beach) 4 Rock Pipit [Martin Richards]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:30 to 11:30, Sunny, calm then very windy on wall by river
1 Peregrine Falcon (Far side of Round Marsh flooded area, perched) 1 Short-eared Owl (From Round Marsh hide huntingover reed bed) 1 Marsh Harrier (From Round Marsh hide, also other sightings ) 2 Buzzard 2 Stonechat 1 Starling (Large flocks over marsh areas) 1 Lapwing (Large flocks a.b.) 1 Barnacle Goose (With Canada geese) 300 Brent Goose (Only 1 flock seen) 1 Reed Bunting 2 Oystercatcher (On river shore) 1 Curlew (On shore and fields) 10 Wigeon (On river) [Paul Shuttleworth]