Sitename Details
TL8511

TL8511 (5Km N of Maldon), 14:15 to 14:45
47 Tufted Duck (28 males. Totham Pit.), 1 Sparrowhawk (Female. Totham Pit.), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming. Totham Pit.) [Malcolm Corbett]

TQ5592

TQ5592 (4Km WSW of Brentwood), 10:10 to 10:45
3 Teal (Duck Wood), 1 Sparrowhawk (Duck Wood), 1 Mistle Thrush (Hendersons Sports Ground. Singing male), 1 Goldcrest (Duck Wood), 1 Nuthatch (Duck Wood), 1 Treecreeper (Duck Wood, singing), 50 Chaffinch (Duck Wood), 5 Brambling (Duck Wood, Harold Hill. 4 males incl 2 in partial summ plum; 1 female. With chaffinch flock) [Colin Jupp]

TQ5691

TQ5691 (4Km SW of Brentwood), 09:20 to 09:20
1 Blackcap (Harold Park. Male in private garden), 1 Goldcrest (Harold Park, singing) [Colin Jupp]

Writtle

Writtle , 19:10 to 19:25
2 Little Owl (2 birds calling half a mile apart at Writtle college ) [Andrew Stroud]

Kirby-le-Soken

Kirby-le-Soken , 15:20 to 16:45, between Island Lane & Kirby Quay. tide high
2000 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (circa), 1 Black Brant, 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Marsh Harrier, 200 Avocet (circa), 500 Wood Pigeon (+), 1 Barn Owl, 2 Stonechat (pair), 3 Common Seal [Liz Huxley]

Copt Hall, Little Wigborough

Copt Hall, Little Wigborough , 15:00 to 16:00, Fine and clear
70 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 4 Red-breasted Merganser, 6 Curlew, 1 Barn Owl (hunting along Salcott channel on Old Hall side), 1 Yellowhammer [David Allen]

Mountnessing

Mountnessing , 15:00 to 15:30, Damp day!
4 Buzzard (2 beside a12 flying together..1 in tree at Hatfield Peverel a12.and a 4th at Tiptree junction a12.), 2 Kestrel (At Witham a12 junction 1 male on pole 1 female in tree top 40ft apart.) [Karl Kennedy]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries , 14:15 to 16:45, mild, bright, high tide
3000 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 300 Wigeon, 150 Teal, 2 Marsh Harrier (1 male, 1 female), 2 Hen Harrier (1 male, 1 ringtail), 1 Merlin (female), 2 Peregrine Falcon, 50 Curlew, 2 Short-eared Owl, 20 Corn Bunting [John McLaughlin]

Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB , 13:20 to 15:15, Cloudy.
2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Marsh Harrier (Adult male, adult female & immature.), 1 Sparrowhawk (Male), 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Snipe, 10 Black-tailed Godwit (At least), 2 Curlew, 3 Redshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Bearded Tit (At least), 3 Reed Bunting (Including a pair showing courtship behaviour) [Andrew Cox]

Tilbury

Tilbury , 13:00 to 17:00, Overcast south wind, rising tide
2 Canada Goose (In the fort), 6 Shelduck (On foreshore between ferry terminal and P Stn), 18 Gadwall (One in the fort, the rest on the STW outfall), 88 Teal (15 in the fort, the rest on the STW outfall), 23 Mallard (On the STW outfall), 11 Little Grebe (In the fort), 6 Oystercatcher (On foreshore between ferry terminal and P Stn), 1 Curlew (On foreshore by ferry terminal), 7 Redshank (On foreshore between ferry terminal and P Stn), 1 Common Sandpiper (On foreshore by STW outfall) [Paul Larkin]