Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 17 Feb

Black Notley 09:00 to 13:00, Mainly dull, mild, SW wind.
4 Lesser Redpoll (at Niger feeders in garden) [George Brown]

Black Notley
Wednesday 10 Feb

Black Notley 14:30 to 16:30, Cold and sunny with light NE wind. Snow lying still and shallow flood water frozen. River Brain area.
1 Mallard 3 Pheasant 1 Stock Dove 250 Wood Pigeon 1 Water Rail (seen on river bank) 1 Green Sandpiper (on river bank) 15 Black-headed Gull (flying over) 1 Herring Gull (flying over) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 2 Magpie 4 Carrion Crow 4 Blue Tit 6 Great Tit 4 Long-tailed Tit 5 Wren 6 Blackbird 2 Fieldfare 4 Song Thrush 6 Robin 3 Dunnock 3 Greenfinch 2 Goldfinch [George Brown]

Black Notley 12:55 to 13:00, Cold and sunny, light NE wind
1 Siskin (male at Niger seed feeders in garden) [George Brown]

Black Notley
Monday 08 Feb

Black Notley 13:45 to 16:30, Cold with snow at times adding to lying snow.
2 Lesser Redpoll (at sunflower heart and Niger feeders in garden) [George Brown]

Black Notley
Tuesday 02 Feb

Black Notley 13:00 to 15:10, Mild with a little drizzle then some sunshine. SW wind. Walk alongside River Brain
2 Jackdaw 200 Wood Pigeon ((approx.)) 3 Robin 60 Fieldfare (in tall trees by horse paddocks) 6 Blackbird 1 Green Woodpecker 6 Carrion Crow 1 Goldfinch 1 Magpie 10 Great Tit ((approx.)) 1 Collared Dove 15 Blue Tit ((approx.)) 3 Pheasant 7 Red-legged Partridge 6 Starling 5 Song Thrush (4 singing in different locations) 2 Stock Dove 2 Jay 2 Bullfinch 2 Wren 1 Green Sandpiper (at flood in meadow) 2 Long-tailed Tit 6 Greenfinch 3 Chaffinch 1 Dunnock [George Brown]

Black Notley
Tuesday 26 Jan

Black Notley 13:00 to 15:00, Dull and cold with some drizzle. Walk alongside River Brain below Brain Valley Avenue.
4 Pheasant 3 Stock Dove (2 cooing in different places) 80 Wood Pigeon 1 Collared Dove 1 Moorhen 10 Black-headed Gull (1 in horse paddock, others flying over) 2 Common Gull (1 flying over, 1 in horse paddock) 2 Herring Gull (flying over) 2 Grey Heron 1 Little Egret 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Kestrel 2 Jay 3 Magpie 12 Jackdaw 6 Rook 4 Carrion Crow 18 Blue Tit 10 Great Tit 1 Skylark 10 Long-tailed Tit 15 Starling 10 Blackbird 26 Fieldfare (some feeding in horse paddock ) 1 Redwing (1 or 2 among Fieldfares) 6 Robin 10 House Sparrow 1 Dunnock 1 Chaffinch 3 Greenfinch 10 Siskin (feeding together in alders) [George Brown]

Black Notley
Monday 24 Aug

Black Notley 07:30 to 07:45, Sunny spells. Light W wind. (Heard for 2 or 3 minutes from 7.30a.m.)
1 Raven (heard from garden calling in flight, moving E.) [George Brown]

Black Notley
Friday 29 May

Black Notley 16:45 to 16:50, Sunny and warm, E wind.
1 Hobby (over garden at 4.50p.m. circling for a while and moving S.) [George Brown]

Black Notley
Tuesday 05 May

Black Notley 15:00 to 15:00, Clear and sunny with fresh E wind
1 Wheatear (female Wheatear on large unsown section of cereal field, 2.55p.m. Still there later on my way back.) [George Brown]

Black Notley
Tuesday 28 Apr

Black Notley 12:30 to 12:30, Rain; cool E wind.
1 Spotted Flycatcher (flycatching from lower branch of oak in belt of trees on farmland, 12.25-12.30p.m.) [George Brown]

Black Notley
Friday 24 Apr

Black Notley 07:15 to 07:15, Light cloud clearing
2 Mandarin Duck (Pair flew W over garden) [George Brown]

Black Notley