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University of Essex, Colchester

University of Essex, Colchester 15:00 to 15:00, Fine.
1 Cetti's Warbler (Call heard near the river) [Graham Upton]

University of Essex, Colchester

University of Essex, Colchester 15:00 to 15:00, Fine.
1 Cetti's Warbler (Call heard near the river) [Graham Upton]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 14:00 to 17:30, Sunny but breezy
3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing individuals (not seen) at 3 locations ) 2 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier (Female spotted twice, poss same bird) 50 Avocet (Numerous pairs on lagoon and surrounding area) 3 White-fronted Goose (With Greylags and Canada’s in fields East of lagoon. ) 1 Merlin (Female hunting in same fields as geese then over towards Canvey Marsh. ) 1 Reed Bunting (Smart male on tip side of reserve) [Paul Kingston]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 05:30 to 17:00, NE2-4 0/8. Selected totals, movement to north. Early watch then glances from lunchtime
765 Chaffinch (266 by 0555, 510 by 0610, 710 by 0815) 101 Siskin (45 by 0555, 80 by 0610) 26 Greenfinch 28 Goldfinch 14 Linnet 173 Red-throated Diver (strong passage 1330-1500) 1 Great Northern Diver (winter plumaged bird @ 1348) 15 Gannet [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 05:45 to 17:00, SE3-NE2 0/8. Early watch then glances during the day. Selected totals, movement to the north
532 Black-headed Gull (strong late pm passage) 3 Sandwich Tern (@ 1629) 6 Mediterranean Gull (adults) 1 Black Redstart (fem in Old Parish Churchyard (end of Connaught Avenue @ 1715)) 51 Chaffinch [Paul Brayshaw]

Friday Wood

Friday Wood 11:00 to 12:00, Sunny
9 Chiffchaff 2 Blackcap 3 Goldcrest 1 Coal Tit 2 Song Thrush 2 Mistle Thrush 3 Buzzard 3 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Yvonne Watling]

TL9324

TL9324 11:00 to 15:00, Garden birding
9 Buzzard (2 local pairs plus 5 presumed migrants all heading northeast) 3 Kestrel 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Carrion Crow (I pair nesting) 12 Herring Gull (All heading northeast) 7 Black-headed Gull (All heading northeast ) 5 Stock Dove 3 Starling 2 Greenfinch (On feeders) 6 Goldfinch (On feeders) 2 Wren 2 Robin 4 Jackdaw 3 Pheasant [Steve Grimwade]

Laindon

Laindon 13:15 to 13:30, Sunny, warm. Breezy.
2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults; circled over house.) [Andrew Cox]

Tilbury

Tilbury 09:00 to 10:00, Fine and sunny, light E breeze, rising tide
467 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore near the new landfill) 6 Curlew (On foreshore near the new landfill) [Paul Larkin]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 08:00 to 08:15, Sunny, cool. Lincewood only.
1 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Andrew Cox]