Site Date Time Conditions Observer Sightings Media
Tilbury 09 Sep 2019 07:30 - 09:00 Cloudy with light rain, SE breeze, rising tide Paul Larkin 8 Common Tern (Single flock up river and out again), Arctic Tern (Juv up and out with flock of Commons), Tufted Duck (One up river then over the sea wall into the moat), 29 Mallard (On STW outfall), 12 Teal (First of the Autumn on STW outfall), 9 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore in front of the fort)
Holland Haven 09 Sep 2019 11:00 - 12:00 Overcast with rain. Paul Chamberlain Red-backed Shrike
Abberton Reservoir 09 Sep 2019 11:45 - 16:00 Wet. Barbara Leport 2 Spoonbill (Juv LBC), 3 Great White Egret (LBC.1 LDLH.1Wig bay), Wood Sandpiper (LBC), 2 Green Sandpiper (LBC), 6 Yellow Wagtail (LDLH), 100 Swallow (+House Martin,Sand Martin), 10 Ruff (Wig bay), 6 Dunlin (Wig Bay), 30 Black-tailed Godwit (Wig Bay), 2 Common Sandpiper (LDLH), 2 Greenshank (LDLH), 30 Pintail (+Wig Bay), Marsh Harrier (Wig Bay), Cetti's Warbler (Heard LBC)
Frinton-on-Sea 09 Sep 2019 06:00 - 14:00 S4-5 later SW2. Selected totals, movement to south Paul Brayshaw 302 Teal, 114 Wigeon, 28 Common Scoter, 22 Shelduck, 16 Shoveler, Great Skua (North), Guillemot, 55 Dunlin
Tendring 08 Sep 2019 09:30 - 09:30 Chilly but full sun, dry. Tony Faulkner 100 Starling (On power lines above field at end of Parsonage Lane. (Approx count))
Thorndon CP (South) 08 Sep 2019 08:00 - 09:00 Sunny, chilly. Andrew Cox 3 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Blackcap, 3 Nuthatch (At least.)
Thorndon CP (North) 08 Sep 2019 09:00 - 10:00 Sunny, becoming warm. Andrew Cox 5 Swallow, Blackcap, 3 Nuthatch (At least.)
Broomhouse, Langham 08 Sep 2019 07:45 - 09:00 sunny and cool Martin Peers 15 Wigeon, 34 Gadwall, 140 Teal (circa), Pintail (female or immature), 2 Shoveler, 40 Lapwing, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Snipe, 150 Black-headed Gull (circa), Kingfisher, 10 House Martin ([+ 50 with 2 Sand Martins at the lagoons]), Cetti's Warbler, Reed Warbler, Grey Wagtail, Meadow Pipit (first autumn passage here this year)
Beckton 08 Sep 2019 08:30 - 13:00 Sunny Gary A James 6 Little Egret, 4 Teal, Osprey (over East 10.15), Peregrine Falcon, Buzzard, 20 Common Tern, Willow Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, Blackcap
Abberton Reservoir 08 Sep 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Sunny Yvonne Watling 2 Spoonbill (Layer breton causeway ), 5 Great White Egret (Layer breton causeway ), 5 Green Sandpiper, 50 Egyptian Goose, Meadow Pipit, 30 Yellow Wagtail (Billets farm), 2 Greenshank, Snipe, Ruddy Shelduck, Common Tern
Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 08 Sep 2019 09:15 - 15:45 John Sutherby 2 Little Egret, Sparrowhawk, Marsh Harrier (juv), 2 Buzzard, 32 Golden Plover, Little Owl (Othona hedgerow), Great Spotted Woodpecker (male), Kestrel, 70 Swallow (+), 20 House Martin, Cetti's Warbler (Othona pond area), 8 Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, 2 Reed Warbler, Blackcap, Whitethroat, 30 Yellow Wagtail (+), 20 Pied Wagtail (+)
Abberton Reservoir 08 Sep 2019 15:30 - 17:00 In addition to Yvonne Watlings sightings Steve Grimwade Black Tern (Juvenile), 73 Pintail, Marsh Harrier (Adult female), 3 Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, 14 Ruff, 37 Black-tailed Godwit (Inc colour-ringed bird), Buzzard, 120 Goldfinch
Naze, The 08 Sep 2019 11:00 - 16:00 pleasant - all from seawall Martin Richards 200 Golden Plover (+), 4 Wheatear, 2 Whinchat, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel
Holland Haven 08 Sep 2019 17:45 - 18:15 Liz Huxley Red-backed Shrike (juv quite mobile around mounds)
Holland Haven 08 Sep 2019 17:30 - 19:30 Matt Turner Red-backed Shrike (1w bird, thanks to all on what's app group for heads up), 2 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat (Male and female), 7 Curlew, Barn Owl, 2 Common Scoter (Thanks to Matt Lonsdale for the spot), 6 Sandwich Tern (Flying low north), Gannet (Juv bird picked up following scoter)
Wix 08 Sep 2019 09:00 - 09:30 James Davidson Redstart (Approx 400m along Spinnels Lane from Bradfield Road), 7 Meadow Pipit (Flying over W, first of the autumn for me), Yellowhammer
Frinton-on-Sea 08 Sep 2019 06:00 - 18:00 Combined totals from Frinton and Holland Haven around triathlon supporting! Selected totals for offshore movement Paul Brayshaw 45 Wigeon, 55 Teal, 4 Common Scoter, 2 Brent Goose, Kittiwake, 26 Sandwich Tern, Pomarine Skua (Superb close adult S past the Haven @ 0724. Subsequently seen by Matt Lonsdale off Albany Gardens Clacton), Great Skua (N), 102 Meadow Pipit, 9 Gannet (N)
Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08 Sep 2019 08:15 - 14:00 Fine and sunny, NNW wind, falling tode Paul Larkin 47 Teal (One on the pit to the south of the tip, four Golden Gates, the rest in the managed retreat), 54 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat), 347 Shelduck (In the managed retreat), 92 Mallard (In the managed retreat), 202 Redshank (In the managed retreat), 1004 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat), Peregrine Falcon (Juv over the managed retreat), 2 Buzzard (Over the tip), 225 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates), 136 Canada Goose (Golden Gates), 3 Shoveler (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates), 12 Mute Swan (One on the Thames, the rest Golden Gates), 110 Tufted Duck (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates), 11 Pochard (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates), 160 Coot (Ten on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates), 3 Wigeon (Imm drake on Golden Gates, two in the managed retreat), 21 Gadwall (Seven on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates), 6 Yellow-legged Gull (One on Golden Gates, the rest in the managed retreat), Water Rail (Golden Gates), Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates), 3 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates), Little Grebe (Golden Gates), 5 Great Crested Grebe (One on the Thames, two plus four juvs on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates), 1804 Avocet (Mucking Bay), Greenshank (In the managed retreat)
Galleywood, near Chelmsford 08 Sep 2019 09:15 - 12:00 warm, sunny Andrew Stroud Spotted Flycatcher (between Margaretting Raod and the Horse & Groom), 14 House Martin (steady flow of birds moving south), 15 Swallow (3 or 4 still around the farm on the common and other moving through south), 2 Linnet (flew over south), 2 Meadow Pipit, 4 Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Treecreeper, Coal Tit, 2 Sparrowhawk (females - immatures soaring low over the common), Great Spotted Woodpecker (perched on top of conifer. A nice view for the people on the bird walk), 30 Lapwing (visible in teh distance flying over fields of Margaretting Tye), Buzzard, Kestrel, Song Thrush, Stock Dove, 5 Robin (possibly some autumn incease in numbers), Blackbird
Tilbury 08 Sep 2019 09:00 - 10:30 Paul Larkin Eider (Drifting down with the tide), 12 Common Tern (Up river), Raven (Over the river)