Date Details Sitename
Friday 15 Feb

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:45 to 13:00, Althorne to BHF; very mild and sunny. Lots of skylark in song.
1 Shag (On Crouch off Bridgemarsh Island) 14 Great Crested Grebe (Together in loose flock on Crouch) 2 Marsh Harrier (imm male) 1 Water Rail (BWA hide) 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Stonechat 2 Corn Bunting [Steven Swaby]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Friday 25 Jan

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 10:00 to 14:00, Fine
1 Red-necked Grebe (,River Crouch, by large bay. Also seen on 24th) 65 Shoveler 100 Pintail (Round Marsh) 650 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 2 Marsh Harrier 1 Ruff [Graham Smith]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Tuesday 08 Jan

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:50 to 15:50, Dry, sun & cloud, stiff constant NW breeze, 10c. Sightings with Brenda from first two hides.
1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male, on distant post from first hide.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, first hide.) 3 Buzzard (First hide.) 1 Kestrel 50 Dunlin (Plus, first hide.) 1000 Golden Plover (Circa. Large numbers from both hides.) 1000 Lapwing (Plus. Large numbers from both hides.) 2 Snipe (First hide.) 9 Black-tailed Godwit (First hide.) 500 Starling (Plus. With Lapwing & Plover.) 51 Shoveler (Plus. First hide.) 12 Pintail (6 pair, first hide. ) 500 Wood Pigeon (Plus. Large crop feeding flock.) 5 Fieldfare 35 Shelduck 5 Wigeon 100 Canada Goose (Plus.) 6 Skylark 1 Ruff 1 Grey Heron [David Hale]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Friday 04 Jan

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 08:00 to 08:30,
1 Pink-footed Goose ( Apologies , turned out to be a ringers decoy) [Dawn James]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Wednesday 02 Jan

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 14:00 to 14:15, Cloudy and cold.
5 Bewick's Swan (From 1st hide.) [David Curle]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Monday 17 Dec

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 14:30 to 15:00, Bright and mild.
1 Water Pipit (From third hide.) 1 Yellowhammer (From third hide.) [David Curle]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Tuesday 27 Nov

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:00 to 11:00, foggy
2 Corn Bunting (but no Reed B) 6 Linnet 7 Snipe (First hide) 40 Pintail (approx; second hide, with Wigeon, Teal & Shoveler) [Paul Gymer]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Monday 26 Nov

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 11:00 to 15:30, Dull with light showers
15 Fieldfare (Feeding on Hawthorn near new Owl box) 100 Greylag Goose (+ Fly over and across reserve.) 75 Canada Goose (In groups around fields) 1 Barn Owl (Seen hunting from 1st hide around mid day) 3 Marsh Harrier (Seen from 2nd and 3rd hides ) 1 Snipe (Flew up from path to 1st hide) 10 Stock Dove (+ Seen from 2nd Hide) 300 Teal (+ probably more coming in as tide was rising.) 12 Shelduck 20 Shoveler (+) [Paul Fletcher]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Wednesday 14 Nov

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 12:00 to 14:00, Sunny S wind,mild for time of year
1 Rough-legged Buzzard (Juv.Constantly flew low over bank beneath railway line,often stopping on ground for 5 mins or more.Viewed from 1st hide.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Settled on post on bank beneath railway line.From 1st hide.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Hunting over marsh from 1st hide.) [Peter Heath]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Sunday 04 Nov

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 14:25 to 17:10, Sunny, light SE wind. Low tide ~16.20.
3 Marsh Harrier (Adult male and female, and an imm.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Car park) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Stonechat 5 Linnet 1 Snipe 1 Ruff 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Kestrel 600 Teal (+) 200 Wigeon (+) 80 Shoveler (+) 30 Mallard 3 Avocet 35 Dunlin 7 Redshank 4 Grey Plover 3 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Curlew 1 Water Rail (heard near first hide) 1 Cetti's Warbler (singing between first hide and car park) [Simon Satchell]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge