Editorial by Lesley Collins

Chairman’s Watchpoint by Gerry Johnson

Margaret’s Musings by EBwS President Margaret Mitchell

Hints & Tips by Mark Bridges

A Spring birding tour of Texas by Mark Bridges

News, Information & Correspondence

Obituary: Ken Hoy

Ken’s Chronicles by Ken Hoy

Photograph competition

Experiences with flagged Knot in Essex by Ed Keeble

SHSG Nature Club by Holly Mepham

Indoor Meetings by Gerry Johnson and Pete Dwyer

Programme of 2017

Field Trips

Birding in Otago, New Zealand by John and Diana Camp

Colour ringed Gulls from North Thames landfill sites by Paul Roper

Hickling Broad by Sue Borges

New Forest, June 2016 by Andrew Cox

Swiftly done! By John Smart

Leaves of music and the woody shape of time by John Smart

Blue House Farm

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

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 130