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.

Sunday 26 Sep
Rainham Marshes NR RSPB:
Caspian Gull, Cattle Egret, 2 Great White Egret, 2 Bearded Tit
Wivenhoe:
6 Whooper Swan, 2 Osprey
Abberton Reservoir:
4 Great White Egret
Stambourne, near Steeple Bumpstead:
2 Raven
Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT:
Osprey, American Golden Plover
Frinton-on-Sea:
Black-throated Diver
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
14 Cattle Egret, 4 Spoonbill, 4 Bearded Tit
Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury:
2 Raven
Canvey Island, Thames Estuary:
Razorbill, 2 Manx Shearwater
East Tilbury:
2 Raven
TQ8282:
Razorbill, 2 Manx Shearwater
Mersea Island:
2 Osprey
Saturday 25 Sep
Abberton Reservoir:
5 Red-crested Pochard, 24 Great White Egret, Pectoral Sandpiper, Tree Pipit
Broomhouse, Langham:
Raven
Rainham Marshes NR RSPB:
Caspian Gull, Cattle Egret, 2 Great White Egret, 2 Bearded Tit
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
2 Cattle Egret
Friday 24 Sep
Bowers Marsh (RSPB):
7 Bearded Tit
Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea:
Cattle Egret
Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge:
2 Pectoral Sandpiper, 17 Barnacle Goose
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
Red-breasted Goose, 3 Spoonbill, 14 Cattle Egret, Short-eared Owl, 2 Bearded Tit
Abberton Reservoir:
3 Great White Egret
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Thursday 23 Sep
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Vange Marsh RSPB:
Great White Egret
Frinton-on-Sea:
Redstart
Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries:
2 Raven
Wednesday 22 Sep
Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT:
Osprey
Tuesday 21 Sep
Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT:
Osprey
Naze, The:
Redstart
Whetmead NR, nr Witham:
Raven
Frinton-on-Sea:
Redstart
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Monday 20 Sep
Birchanger:
Osprey
Naze, The:
Redstart
Wrabness:
Black Swan
Walton-on-The-Naze:
Great White Egret
Sunday 19 Sep
Mersea Island:
2 Osprey
Abberton Reservoir:
22 Great White Egret, Garganey, Pectoral Sandpiper, White Stork
Beckton:
Iceland Gull
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
4 Bearded Tit
Saturday 18 Sep
Stanway Green:
White Stork
Abberton Reservoir:
18 Great White Egret, Garganey, Pectoral Sandpiper
Naze, The:
Redstart
Manningtree:
2 Osprey
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Friday 17 Sep
Braintree:
3 Crossbill
Stanway Green:
White Stork
Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT:
Osprey
Mersea Island:
Pale-bellied Brent Goose