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.

EBwS Headline Bird News

Friday 26 Feb
Tilbury: 1 Red Kite
Colchester: 7 Red Kite
West Bergholt: 3 Red Kite, 1 Kingfisher
Great Totham: 1 Goosander
Galleyhill Wood, near Waltham Abbey: 1 Red Kite
Thursday 25 Feb
Westley Heights: 1 Lesser Redpoll
Stanford Warren: 1 Cetti's Warbler
Copford: 1 Peregrine Falcon
Burnham-on-Crouch: 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler
Doddinghurst: 1 Red Kite
Galleyhill Wood, near Waltham Abbey: 3 Red Kite
High Ongar: 1 Red Kite
Wednesday 24 Feb
Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge: 2 Cetti's Warbler
Harlow: 1 Red Kite
Laindon: 1 Red Kite
Brightlingsea: 1 White Wagtail, 1 Black Redstart
Woodford Green: 1 Red Kite
Wivenhoe: 3 White-fronted Goose, 2 Whooper Swan
Shrub End: 1 Red Kite
Monday 22 Feb
Rayne: 1 Merlin
Doddinghurst: 1 Red Kite, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet
Sunday 21 Feb
Good Easter: 1 Red Kite
Witham: 1 Bullfinch
Great Totham: 1 Red Kite
Stapleford Tawney: 2 Red Kite
Navestock: 6 Brambling
TM0224: 1 Cetti's Warbler
Brightlingsea: 2 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Black Redstart
Saturday 20 Feb
Naze, The: 4 Barnacle Goose, 4 Cetti's Warbler
Shrub End: 3 Lesser Redpoll
Great Leighs: 1 Bullfinch
Braintree: 4 Red Kite
Doddinghurst: 1 Great White Egret, 1 Red Kite, 3 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Bullfinch
Friday 19 Feb
Witham: 1 Red Kite
Thorndon CP (South): 2 Goosander, 4 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Kingfisher
Great Totham: 5 Goosander, 1 Red Kite
Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers: 1 Cetti's Warbler
Doddinghurst: 1 Great White Egret
Thursday 18 Feb
Kelvedon Hatch: 2 Raven
Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge: 2 Egyptian Goose, 5 Red-crested Pochard
Colchester: 1 Great White Egret
Little Waltham: 1 Red Kite
Stapleford Tawney: 1 Red Kite
Hanningfield Reservoir: 1 White-fronted Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose
Naze, The: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Cetti's Warbler
Wednesday 17 Feb
Great Totham: 7 Goosander
Kelvedon Hatch: 1 Red Kite
Doddinghurst: 2 Ring-necked Parakeet
Billericay: 2 Egyptian Goose