Platalea leucorodia

Increasing non-breeding visitor. Annual in recent years.

BOU Name
Eurasian Spoonbill
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Spoonbill 11 Jun 2019 Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford Brian Bolton 1 Flew low around island at 7.20 mobbed by BH gulls then off low over trees N/E didn't land.
Spoonbill 29 May 2019 Abberton Reservoir Paul Saward 1 Seen from Layer Breton causeway, looking east
Spoonbill 04 May 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Flying west over Walton Hall Marshes first thing
Spoonbill 01 May 2019 Colne Pt Chris Balchin 1 Sub adult landed on pool in front of Jetty hide at 11:15. Same bird later refound at Holland Haven.
Spoonbill 06 Apr 2019 TQ7285 Mark Gregory 1 adult
Spoonbill 22 Mar 2019 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge David Hale 1 On scrape from first hide. Thanks to the Warden & co.
Spoonbill 01 Mar 2019 Hamford Water Paul Brayshaw 1 distantly in Little Oakley Creek - appeared to be an adult
Spoonbill 20 Jan 2019 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Mark Crossley 1 Flew from Salcott, fed app Mersea before flying west across marsh
Spoonbill 04 Jan 2019 Abberton Reservoir Yvonne Watling 1
Spoonbill 03 Jan 2019 Abberton Reservoir Steve Grimwade 1 Northeast corner of Wigborough Bay briefly
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