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Wickford

Wickford 08:15 to 08:15, Clear
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming on telegraph pole in St David’s Way) [David Petts]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 05:30 to 17:00, N3-4 0/8 becoming NE 4-5 8/8 for a time. Selected totals, movement to north
1466 Chaffinch (in 80 groups of up to 105) 24 Brambling (including groups of 8 and 12 that paused on undercliff trees before moving on) 113 Siskin (in 14 group of up to 30) 42 Carrion Crow (in off or moving over the sea) 1 Peregrine Falcon (adult male with large prey (Woodpigeon) hounded out to sea by the local Herring Gulls) 1 Fulmar [Paul Brayshaw]

TL9324

TL9324 08:45 to 09:45, Walk home to Copford Church and back
1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming) 5 Chiffchaff (Singing) 3 Blackcap (Singing) 1 Mistle Thrush 1 Song Thrush (Singing) 1 Goldcrest (Singing) 3 Meadow Pipit 1 Grey Wagtail 2 Pied Wagtail [Steve Grimwade]

Ingatestone

Ingatestone 10:00 to 10:00,
1 Red Kite (Flew ovetr garden heading east.) [Graham Smith]

Tilbury

Tilbury 07:00 to 08:30, Fine and sunny, NE breeze, LT
995 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore by the new landfill) [Paul Larkin]

South Weald

South Weald 14:30 to 15:30,
1 Linnet (Fly over) 1 Tawny Owl (Called briefly from conifers in garden of Langtons, Sandpit Lane - all birds on my once a day exercise) 10 Jackdaw 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Buzzard [Andrew Stroud]

TL9324

TL9324 11:00 to 15:00, Garden sightings
2 Buzzard 1 Kestrel (Male) 1 Mallard (Male) 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 14 Herring Gull 1 Common Gull 2 Stock Dove 27 Wood Pigeon 3 Pheasant 14 Chaffinch (All high northeast ) 2 Greenfinch 7 Goldfinch 1 Dunnock 1 Wren [Steve Grimwade]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 05:40 to 17:00, N1-NE4-5, 0/8 murky at sea. Concerted watch to 0800. Selected totals, movement to north
145 Red-throated Diver (steady movement as the wind picked up mid-late morning to early pm) 18 Little Gull (tight flock of adults close N @ 1335 - rather unexpected!) 2059 Chaffinch (in 98 groups up to 130 strong. 1477 by 0700, 1910 by 0740) 59 Goldfinch 345 Wood Pigeon 4 Redwing 59 Carrion Crow (moving either over the sea or arriving in off (as per other Corvids)) 14 Rook 26 Jackdaw 72 Siskin 11 Meadow Pipit 41 Greenfinch 16 Brambling 4 Linnet 2 Grey Wagtail 1 Whimbrel (calling bird N @ 0618) 1 Merlin (female N) 1 Peregrine Falcon (imm male in off sea @ 0640) 1 Sparrowhawk (big fem in off sea) 1 Wheatear (male) [Paul Brayshaw]

Broomhouse, Langham

Broomhouse, Langham 11:00 to 13:00, Local birding/exercise in glorious sunshine
2 Shoveler (Pair) 10 Teal 7 Shelduck 2 Red Kite (Possibly 3 birds, 1 seen early then 1 poss 2 seen over an hour later) 7 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 2 Sparrowhawk 6 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Meadow Pipit 6 Pied Wagtail 1 Barnacle Goose (In mixed Greylag/Canada flock. Probably dodgy but considering the current situation I'm counting it!) 42 Mute Swan 4 Chiffchaff 22 Common Gull 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull 4 Long-tailed Tit 4 Redshank 2 Snipe 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Grey Heron 4 Stock Dove 3 Reed Bunting 2 Linnet 1 Jay 1 Grey Wagtail 26 Skylark [Matt Turner]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 09:30 to 10:00,
1 Little Egret 1 Robin [Michael Davies]