Date Details Sitename
Friday 20 Mar

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 17:30 to 18:30, Cold. Windy.
3 Cattle Egret (Flew in to roost with a couple little egret) 1 Barn Owl 200 Brent Goose (+ ) 9 Avocet [David Pallash]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Wednesday 18 Mar

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 16:45 to 18:15,
2 Barn Owl 1 Marsh Harrier 70 Brent Goose 1 Yellowhammer (Singing male) 50 Golden Plover 20 Stock Dove [Steve Grimwade]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Sunday 15 Mar

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 15:00 to 17:00, Cold, windy, overcast. Sightings with Yvonne Watling
2 Barn Owl 1 Fieldfare (Overhead calling) 4 Barnacle Goose 150 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Raven (Large, long tapered wings, long tail and prominent throat. Carrying prey west along Crouch sea wall then mobbed by gulls and a crow) [Matt Turner]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Monday 09 Mar

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 11:15 to 17:30,
1 Black Brant (Adult with Dark-bellied Brent Geese) 2 Barn Owl 1 Red Kite 3 Marsh Harrier 1 Peregrine Falcon (Female) 1 Sparrowhawk 9 Buzzard 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults) 37 Avocet 1 Green Sandpiper 120 Stock Dove 1 Snipe 18 Corn Bunting 14 Ringed Plover 30 Golden Plover [Steve Grimwade]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Monday 02 Mar

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 12:00 to 17:00, Bright and dry.
850 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (minimum) 65 Curlew (feeding together in the same field as the geese) 1 Short-eared Owl (possibly 2 according to another observer.) 3 Barn Owl (seen at same time quartering the fields) 4 Skylark (Singing and displaying) 2 Marsh Harrier [David Curle]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Friday 14 Feb

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:30 to 11:30, Sunny, calm then very windy on wall by river
1 Peregrine Falcon (Far side of Round Marsh flooded area, perched) 1 Short-eared Owl (From Round Marsh hide huntingover reed bed) 1 Marsh Harrier (From Round Marsh hide, also other sightings ) 2 Buzzard 2 Stonechat 1 Starling (Large flocks over marsh areas) 1 Lapwing (Large flocks a.b.) 1 Barnacle Goose (With Canada geese) 300 Brent Goose (Only 1 flock seen) 1 Reed Bunting 2 Oystercatcher (On river shore) 1 Curlew (On shore and fields) 10 Wigeon (On river) [Paul Shuttleworth]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Thursday 06 Feb

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 13:30 to 17:00, Bright,still, mild.
1 Sparrowhawk (On bank behind hide 3.) 2 Marsh Harrier (From hide 3.) 1 Buzzard (From hide 3.) 1 Hen Harrier (Male seen twice from hide 3 and also from hide 2 by seperate observer.) 1 Short-eared Owl (On post from hide 1.) 4 Stonechat [David Curle]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Sunday 26 Jan

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 07:45 to 09:45,
1 Barn Owl 1 Marsh Harrier (Juv male) 2 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 2 Raven (Flying over to East about 0815 giving flight contact calls. Deja vu from my last sighting in spring 2018. Is it the pair previously seen around barling?) 20 Barnacle Goose 30 Curlew 200 Lapwing 10 Golden Plover 2 Stonechat (Pair along ditch between first 2 hides. ) 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 20 Stock Dove 2 Green Woodpecker (Pair in nearest field to car park) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming male near car park) 1 Great Black-backed Gull 10 Fieldfare [Tony Kennelly]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Monday 20 Jan

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 10:45 to 17:00, Highlights: BHF to Burnham along the Crouch. Cold, clear and very still conditions.
1 Marsh Harrier (Hunting on reserve and over Bridgemarsh Island) 7 Buzzard (3 reserve, 3 Althorne, 1 Creeksea) 1 Peregrine Falcon 45 Avocet 1 Short-eared Owl (E end of reserve; briefly mobbing the Marsh Harrier) 1 Barn Owl 2 Bearded Tit (BWA hide) [Steven Swaby]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge
Sunday 05 Jan

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 13:00 to 16:30,
2 Ruff 2 Marsh Harrier 200 Lapwing 3 Grey Plover 10 Golden Plover 20 Shoveler 6 Gadwall 2 Black-tailed Godwit 15 Wigeon 3 Pochard 1 Tufted Duck [Mark Buckley]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge