Date Details Sitename
Sunday 20 Jun

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 15:55 to 17:30, Overcast, slight breeze, warm
5 Skylark 3 Reed Bunting 4 Sedge Warbler 1 Cuckoo (heard only) 30 Avocet (+ including young) 15 Shelduck (+) 2 Grey Heron 2 Mute Swan 2 Brent Goose 2 Canada Goose 5 Oystercatcher 1 Kestrel [Paul Everett]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Monday 31 May

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 19:40 to 21:35, Warm, bright and dry
1 Cuckoo (Heard only) 2 Skylark 1 Kestrel 3 Reed Bunting 42 Canada Goose (Plus goslings) 19 Shelduck 26 Avocet (Plus small number of chicks) 1 Shoveler 15 Lapwing (+) 5 Black-headed Gull (+) 1 Barn Owl [Paul Everett]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Monday 26 Apr

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 19:30 to 20:50, Cold, sun setting. All sightings from Sea Wall
4 Avocet 2 Curlew 11 Shelduck 5 Oystercatcher 1 Great Crested Grebe 2 Greylag Goose 1 Mute Swan 1 Grey Heron 1 Cuckoo (heard only) [Paul Everett]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Sunday 18 Apr

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 12:30 to 15:00, Sunny and mild with cool breeze
1 Hobby (Seen distantly from sea wall and then seen well from fields in front of 2nd hide from car park. Assume same bird.) 5 Cattle Egret (At least 5. 2 birds seen with cattle from sea wall and then 3 birds seen with cattle near farm. ) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Disturbed by Kestrel in front of 1st hide from car park.) 150 Black-tailed Godwit (At least on scrapes at 1st hide) 3 Ruff (On scrapes at 1st hide) 2 Mediterranean Gull (2 adults on pond right of 2nd hide from car park) [Martin Singleton]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 18:35 to 20:30, Fine and dry, chilly
3 Skylark 2 Avocet 8 Shelduck 5 Shoveler 1 Grey Heron 1 Barn Owl 4 Linnet 2 Lapwing 1 Meadow Pipit 14 Barnacle Goose (+) [Paul Everett]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Sunday 11 Apr

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:32 to 12:10, Fine, sunny, windy and cold
2 Kestrel 2 Little Egret 5 Oystercatcher 2 Great Crested Grebe 1 Curlew 4 Brent Goose 4 Skylark 2 Grey Heron 58 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 11 Greylag Goose 9 Canada Goose 1 Mute Swan 3 Shoveler 2 Reed Bunting 3 Swallow 32 Shelduck 5 Avocet 5 Cattle Egret (In field with cattle- small stature and obvious yellow bill (Thanks to Ben for pointing them out))) 1 Dunnock 1 Lapwing 4 Meadow Pipit 4 Black-headed Gull 3 Barnacle Goose 1 Black Brant [Paul Everett]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Saturday 10 Apr

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 07:00 to 09:00, Cloudy with wind increasing making it cold. Walk from car park to first hide area, hides are closed. Selected species.
2 Grey Heron 2 Yellowhammer 5 Skylark 2 Meadow Pipit 1 Corn Bunting 4 Reed Bunting 5 Linnet 5 Lapwing 6 Barnacle Goose 2 Canada Goose 4 Shelduck [Paul Fletcher]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Friday 09 Apr

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 07:00 to 09:00,
1 Marsh Harrier 2 Buzzard 1 Barn Owl 1 Short-eared Owl (hunting & then roosting in reed bed between carpark & first hide) 20 Avocet 4 Swallow (Feeding in cattle field) 1 Whimbrel (feeding with curlews) 2 Mediterranean Gull (on scrape by first hide & then flew south west) 1 Corn Bunting (singing male between third hide & seawall) 1 Kestrel 4 Stock Dove [Tony Kennelly]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Wednesday 07 Apr

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:00 to 16:00, Selected highlights
1 Purple Heron (Adult in area west of first hide) 3 Little Ringed Plover 1 Peregrine Falcon (Immature) 4 Mediterranean Gull (Adults) 1 Green Sandpiper 17 Ruff [Steve Grimwade]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 16:00 to 19:00, Broken Cloud with a chilly NNW wind. Only certain species recorded.
1 Purple Heron (Seen in flight) 1 Barn Owl 1 Short-eared Owl 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Mediterranean Gull 2 Raven (Flew east towards Burnham-on-Crouch, calling.) 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel [Andrew Allen]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:00 to 13:00, sunny
1 Golden Plover 5 Oystercatcher [David Saville]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Monday 05 Apr

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 17:20 to 19:30, Fine, cold wind, sunny spells
4 Pheasant (2 pairs) 5 Lapwing 1 Mute Swan 18 Barnacle Goose 14 Canada Goose (+) 11 Greylag Goose 2 Grey Heron 8 Shelduck (A further 15 on the river) 9 Little Egret (including 6 flying over in formation) 4 Oystercatcher (On river) 1 Great Crested Grebe (On river) 1 Avocet (On river) 5 Meadow Pipit 2 Swallow [Paul Everett]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Sunday 04 Apr

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 10:30 to 12:15, Bright - low water All sightings from river wall
2 Avocet 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 8 Oystercatcher 3 Grey Heron 3 Little Egret 12 Shelduck 2 Redshank 1 Reed Bunting 1 Kestrel 7 Rook 2 Lapwing [Stuart Anderson]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge