Editorial by Lesley Collins

Chairman’s Watchpoint by Gerry Johnson

Margaret’s Musings by EBwS President Margaret Mitchell

Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting

4th Conservation Conference

A Spring Birding Tour of Texas by Mark Bridges

Essex Birdwatching Society Website by Andrew Ducat

News and Information

Hen Harrier Day by Neil Sumner

Champions of the Flyway by Nick Acheson

Indoor Meetings by Gerry Johnson and Pete Dwyer/p>

Indoor Meetings and Field Trips of 2018

Field Trips

Ottawa Birding by Andrew Stroud

RSPB Dungeness by Louise Kelly

Kestrel nestbox update for 2017 by Steve Baines

Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Swift Project Update by John Smart

Bird Reports

Abberton Reservoir by David Wimpress

Dengie Peninsula by Judith Ross

Foulness by Dr Chris Lewis

Hanningfield Reservoir by David Acfield

Langdon Hills and Thameside Nature Park by Andrew Cox

Maldon Area by Simon Wood

Mersea Island by Steve Entwistle

Metropolitan Essex by Howard Vaughan

North East Essex by Dr Simon Cox

RSPB Rainham Marshes by Howard Vaughan

Southend area by Paul Baker

Wat Tyler and Vange Marsh by Andrew Cox

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Essex Birding Journal No 131