Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 07 May

Burnham-on-Crouch 10:30 to 12:30, Warm, sunny morning, wind shifting N to SW. Wall Brown butterfly also on seawall today.
2 Hobby (1 hawking at Burnham Wick, 1 heading N over town) 2 Cuckoo (male and female calling at Burnham Wick) 2 Marsh Harrier (female and 1-2 males, one seen skydancing) 2 Yellow Wagtail (pair on territory) [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Wednesday 24 Apr

Burnham-on-Crouch 07:30 to 08:45, Still, hazy sunshine. Riverside Park area.
1 Lesser Whitethroat (First one of the season) 6 Whitethroat 2 Cuckoo (One in park, another calling towards Creeksea) 4 Common Tern 6 Blackcap 3 Chiffchaff 2 Reed Warbler [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Tuesday 23 Apr

Burnham-on-Crouch 09:30 to 12:00, Burnham Wick area
23 Whitethroat 14 Reed Warbler 4 Sedge Warbler 1 Cuckoo (First one this season) 1 Wheatear 3 Yellow Wagtail [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Monday 22 Apr

Burnham-on-Crouch 08:30 to 08:45,
1 Short-eared Owl (Hunting along seawall towards Wallasea then landed on saltings) [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Friday 19 Apr

Burnham-on-Crouch 07:00 to 09:00, Sunny spring morning, Burnham Wick area
6 Whitethroat (singing males) 1 Cetti's Warbler (singing male still on territory) 3 Reed Warbler 2 Sedge Warbler 5 Whimbrel 4 Common Tern 9 Mediterranean Gull 5 Yellow Wagtail 4 Blackcap 5 Swallow 1 Spotted Redshank (Calling over Crouch towards Wallasea) 1 Turnstone 25 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Avocet 2 Wheatear (male and female) 24 Corn Bunting (including 14 singing individuals) [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Wednesday 17 Apr

Burnham-on-Crouch 15:15 to 15:30, Hazy sunshine, light E wind
1 Black Kite (Flew in from SE and drifted W over the town, rising higher (15:18–15:20)) [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Tuesday 09 Apr

Burnham-on-Crouch 11:00 to 12:00,
2 Yellow Wagtail 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Swallow 2 Blackcap 1 Chiffchaff 1 Cetti's Warbler 2 Marsh Harrier [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Monday 01 Apr

Burnham-on-Crouch 09:00 to 10:00,
2 Cetti's Warbler (Two singing birds, Burnham Wick area (up from none in 2018 after the Beast from the East!)) 1 Whimbrel 2 Buzzard 20 Corn Bunting [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Tuesday 12 Feb

Burnham-on-Crouch 15:45 to 17:00, Mild, sunny, tide falling
1 Whimbrel (Overwintering bird still present in Wick Bay area on Crouch) 28 Avocet 1 Marsh Harrier (Male) 2 Water Rail (One Pannell's Brook, another in Riverside Park reedbed recently) 2 Kingfisher (Pannell's Brook) 82 Corn Bunting 6 Yellowhammer 20 Reed Bunting 20 Chaffinch 27 Linnet 18 Goldfinch 2 Greenfinch 2 Stonechat [Steven Swaby]

Burnham-on-Crouch
Friday 25 Jan

Burnham-on-Crouch 12:00 to 16:00, Walk to mouth of Roach and back. Sunny, mild but rain showers. High tide
28 Black-tailed Godwit 1350 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Mobile flocks) 23 Avocet (Burnham Wick) 6 Marsh Harrier 16 Meadow Pipit 4 Rock Pipit 22 Fieldfare (in one small bush by the seawall) 1 Hen Harrier (ringtail flew to Foulness) 3 Eider (females mouth of Roach) 50 Stock Dove 1 Stonechat 1 Water Pipit (Burnham Wick outfall) [Alan Shearring]

Burnham-on-Crouch