The EBwS Bird News provides a summary of sightings for the past 14 days.
  • Headline News highlights interesting birds categorised as locally scarce or where the EBwS requires full notes/descriptions
  • Reports provides the full details of the sightings submitted to this website as well as other records e.g. from the East London Birders Forum
  • Table provides the same information as Reports but in a tabular format
  • Photos highlights the latest photos that have been uploaded to the website

Amber indicates a local or uncommon species, red indicates EBwS requires notes, bold red indicates EBwS requires a description.

Wednesday 17 Aug
The Naze at Walton:
8 Pied Flycatcher, Redstart
Bowers Marsh (RSPB):
Spoonbill, Wood Sandpiper
Naze, The:
4 Pied Flycatcher
Abberton Reservoir:
2 Garganey, 12 Spoonbill, 7 Cattle Egret, 14 Great White Egret, 2 Black Swan
Canvey Island, Thames Estuary:
Cory's Shearwater, Little Gull, Roseate Tern
Tuesday 16 Aug
Colchester:
Pied Flycatcher
Billericay:
Goshawk
Mersea Island:
Pied Flycatcher
Layer Breton:
4 Spoonbill
Naze, The:
5 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Tree Pipit
Elsenham:
Black Kite
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
6+ Bearded Tit
Frinton-on-Sea:
Tree Pipit, 3 Black Tern
Mill Meadows, Billericay:
Pied Flycatcher
Monday 15 Aug
Wivenhoe:
Firecrest
Abberton Reservoir:
Slavonian Grebe, 14 Spoonbill, 13 Great White Egret, 2 Black Swan, 11 Cattle Egret
Galleywood, near Chelmsford:
2 Raven
Naze, The:
4 Pied Flycatcher
Halstead:
Pied Flycatcher
Sunday 14 Aug
Naze, The:
2 Pied Flycatcher
Layer-de-la-Haye:
White Stork
Abberton Reservoir:
15 Great White Egret, 11 Cattle Egret
Frinton-on-Sea:
2 Pied Flycatcher, Black Tern
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
5 Bearded Tit, Spoonbill
Friday 12 Aug
Tollesbury Wick NR EWT:
8 Cattle Egret
Thursday 11 Aug
Tollesbury Wick NR EWT:
2 Cattle Egret
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
6 Cattle Egret, 11 Bearded Tit
Wednesday 10 Aug
Abberton Reservoir:
3 Spoonbill, 6 Cattle Egret, 4 Great White Egret, White Wagtail
Hanningfield Reservoir:
Ruddy Shelduck
Layer Breton:
9 Spoonbill, Barnacle Goose, 4 Great White Egret
Frinton-on-Sea:
Pied Flycatcher
Great Holland:
Redstart
Tuesday 09 Aug
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
2 Bearded Tit
Brookes Reserve EWT, near Greenstead Green:
Marsh Tit
Monday 08 Aug
Abberton Reservoir:
2 Spoonbill, 5 Cattle Egret, 9 Great White Egret, Barnacle Goose
Tollesbury Wick NR EWT:
7 Cattle Egret
Sunday 07 Aug
South Weald:
2 Raven
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
4 Bearded Tit
Abberton Reservoir:
13 Spoonbill, 2 Cattle Egret, 5 Great White Egret, Barnacle Goose
Tollesbury Wick NR EWT:
2 Cattle Egret
Saturday 06 Aug
Hamford Water:
Great White Egret
North Fambridge:
Wood Sandpiper
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
5 Bearded Tit
Friday 05 Aug
Stow Marsh:
Raven
Layer Breton:
12 Spoonbill, 6 Great White Egret
Mersea Island:
Great White Egret
Thursday 04 Aug
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
Cattle Egret
Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge:
Wood Sandpiper, 4 Bearded Tit
Tollesbury Wick NR EWT:
Cattle Egret
Abberton Reservoir:
11 Spoonbill, Cattle Egret